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Roddy Toombs, best known for portraying “Rowdy” Roddy Piper in both the former WWF and WCW, is dead at the age of 61 according to a TMZ report. He was central to the explosion of WWF’s popularity, with his feuds against Hulk Hogan and Mr. T playing prominent roles in the creation of the first Wrestlemania and its 1986 sequel. WWE inducted him into its Hall of Fame in 2005.

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Update (7:15 p.m.): Confirmed by WWE.

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