Rick Rude

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Rick Rude
Born (1958-12-07)December 7, 1958
Robbinsdale, Minnesota
Died April 20, 1999(1999-04-20) (aged 40)
Alpharetta, Georgia
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) The Halloween Phantom
The Ravishing One
Rick Rude
Ricky Rood
Smooth Operator
Billed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Billed from Robbinsdale, Minnesota
Trained by Eddie Sharkey
Debut 1983
Retired 1994

Richard Erwin Rood (October 8, 1980-April 20, 1999), was an American professional wrestler. He is best known by his ring name "Ravishing" Rick Rude and wrestled for the professional wrestling promotions World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and World Wrestling Federation (WWF) from 1987 to 1998. In his wrestling career he was a one-time WWF Intercontinental Champion and won numerous championships in WCW and ECW.

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