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Rockets Redglare

Rockets Redglare (May 8, 1949 – May 28, 2001) was an American character actor and stand-up comedian.  As well as his career as an entertainer, he worked as a roadie for a band called The Hassles (with a young Billy Joel), and as a bodyguard and drug supplier to punk rock bassist Sid Vicious and artist-musician Jean Michel Basquiat.

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May 8, 1949
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Stranger Than Paradise 1984-10-01
Latest Project:
Movie Rockets Redglare! 2003-05-02
Known For
Poster of Oz
Poster of Salvation!
Poster of Police State
Poster of Where Evil Dwells
Movie Rockets Redglare! Himself 2003-05-02
Movie Animal Factory Big Rand 2000-08-01
Series Oz Unknown 1997-07-12
Movie Basquiat Rockets 1996-08-09
Movie Trees Lounge Stan 1996-05-11
Movie In the Soup Guy 1992-10-23
Movie Little Noises Uncle Howard 1992-04-24
Movie Talk Radio Redneck Caller/Killer 1988-12-21
Series Monsters Unknown 1988-10-01
Movie Salvation! Ollie 1987-09-11
Movie Police State Detective 1987-01-01
Movie Down by Law Gig 1986-09-20
Movie The Way It Is Rockets 1986-04-04
Movie Desperately Seeking Susan Taxi Driver 1985-03-29
Movie Where Evil Dwells 1985-01-01
Movie Stranger Than Paradise Poker player 1984-10-01