Monday, October 20, 2008

The Passing of Rudy Ray Moore


Legendary Comedian and Actor Rudy Ray Moore, better known as Dolemite, died yesterday in Akron, Ohio. He was 81. Moore, known for his "blue" comedy, was in such films as Dolemite, The Human Tornado, Petey Wheatstraw - The Devil's son-in-law, Monkey Hustle and Disco Godfather. Over Moore's career, he also made several comedy albums.

2 comments:

dg said...

Eddie Griffin looks like him...

labellanoire said...

Wow. I didn't realize he was that old. Rest In Peace...