Friday, July 31, 2015

RIP Roddy Piper

Former professional wrestler and actor Roddy Piper died of a heart attack during his sleep on Friday July 31st at his Hollywood, California home. He was 61. Born Roderick George Toombs he was best known as Rowdy Roddy Piper and was a wrestling icon in the WWE in the 1980s. He became a member of the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005. Piper left wrestling to become and actor and is best remembered for his role as Nada in 1988’s Sci-Fi film “They Live”. Piper also appeared in two episodes of the Euro-western TV series “The New Zorro” in 1990 and 1991.

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