Wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has died at age 61, TMZ reports.
Piper died of cardiac arrest in his Hollywood home, according to the website.
Piper (real name: Roderick George Toombs) rose to wrestling fame in the 1980s, and was admitted into the WWE Hal of Fame in 2005.
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Piper was one of the wrestling league’s most popular villains, playing up Toombs’ Scottish heritage — he was actually born in Canada, though his character was...