the late roddy piper was more than just a pro wrestler - film clear
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Ask anyone about Rodi Piper's career, and the answer is of course: he is a professional wrest hand.
But Piper, a real actor who died on Friday at the age of 61, died of an apparent cardiac arrest.
To be sure, he is an athlete.
But most importantly, he is an actor, including the scathing villain Rodi Piper he played in his early career at the 80-year World Wrestling Federation.
For a wider audience, his performance was more explicit in 1988 John Carpenter
In the directed cult film "their lives," he plays a drifter named Nada, who reveals a plot to distract humans from the secret alien takeover.
In the spring of 2008, Piper was asked to take his performance to a new level, playing a serious dramatic role in the film lake Qing, becoming a paralyzed widow.
The film was shot mainly in and around Jin Li, bringing Saskatoon-born Piper (
Real name: Roderick George Tums)
He started his wrestling career in his teens.
"When I read script when I very surprised" Piper in April of 2008 tell free media.
"All the scripts that appear on my desk are actions --
So when I first read it, I was wondering: What can I bring to this script?
Why did they send me this script?
"Then I read it again. I didn't want to read it. my manager said, 'Read it again.
"I read it again and suddenly I understood: my God, I must act.
"Back in Winnipeg, Piper had the opportunity to show his son the MMA fighter and up-and-
The upcoming wrest hand Colt Toombs, his old venue, including the Marlborough Hotel (
Piper admits he sneaked into the buffet)
There is also the YMCA gymnasium in the city center where he once exercised.
"It's an opportunity for me to show him some places that I don't really know anymore," Piper said passionately to his hometown: "Winnipeg is a great place.
"People may get frustrated when they live here, but you really have to go out and look at the rest of the world to realize how good we are in the city," he said.
"It just provides such wonderful things.
This is what I saw back in this city.
Film producer Mick bowlousma
The director of Clear Lake, who is the child of Winnipeg himself.
He lives in Cambridge, USA. K.
With his wife Polly pauluma and their two children.
"I am very sad," Paulusma said when he learned about Piper's death . ".
"Rodi encouraged me during and after the shoot until a few months ago when we talked about DVD releases," he said at his home in Cambridge.
"He is always positive, enthusiastic, open-minded and makes everyone a better filmmaker," said Paulusma . ".
"I know he will be fine, but it seems to me that the honesty and solemnity he has shown in his performance has him with the movie's heavyweights.
"My mission in Clear Lake is to show his talent to the world," he said . ".
My dream is to make movies.
It wouldn't have happened without him.
"Clear Lake is available online on the website Indieflix.
Com and DVD via Amazon. randall. king@freepress. mb.