|Ring name(s)||Roddy Piper
The Masked Canadian
Roddy the Piper
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Born||April 17, 1954
|Died||July 31, 2015
Hollywood, California, U.S.
|Billed from||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Trained by||Tony Condello
|Retired||April 18, 2008|
Roderick George Toombs (April 17, 1954 – July 31, 2015) better known by his ring name "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, was a semi-retired Canadian professional wrestler, and actor. He is a WWE Hall of Famer and was inducted in 2005.
Piper hosted a popular interview segment on WWE Raw, called "Piper's Pit". The segment mainly aired during the late 1980s and early 1990s. It has been abandoned since Piper left the WWE, but is still done on special occasions when Piper makes a special appearance.
References[change | change source]
- "Roddy Piper WWE Hall of Fame Profile". WWE.com. http://www.wwe.com/superstars/halloffame/roddypiper/bio/. Retrieved 2008-09-19.
- "Roddy Piper Profile". Online World Of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/r/roddy-piper.html. Retrieved 2008-09-19.
- "'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61 from cardiac arrest". TMZ. Time Warnerdate=July 31, 2015. http://www.tmz.com/2015/07/31/roddy-piper-dead-dies-wwe-wrestler-cancer/. Retrieved July 31, 2015.