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"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, one of the most famous pro wrestlers in history, died last night from a heart attack.

The news was first reported by TMZ and echoed shortly thereafter by Variety, which received an email from the 61-year-old's agent Jay Schacter saying, "Rod passed peacefully in his sleep last night... I am shocked and beyond devastated."

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