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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 Who Killed Nancy? 2009-04-11
Known For
Poster of Police State
Poster of The Perils of P.K
Poster of The Way It Is
Poster of Where Evil Dwells
Movie Who Killed Nancy? Self - Actor (archive footage) 2009-04-11
Movie Chelsea on the Rocks Himself 2008-05-23
Movie Rockets Redglare! Himself 2003-05-02
Movie Animal Factory Big Rand 2000-10-13
Series Oz Unknown 1997-07-12
Movie Trees Lounge Stan 1996-05-11
Movie Basquiat Rockets 1996-08-09
Movie What About Me Frank 1993-01-10
Movie Little Noises Uncle Howard 1992-04-24
Movie In the Soup Guy 1992-10-23
Movie Sons Man on Porch #1 1990-01-01
Movie Force of Circumstance The Factor 1990-06-01
Movie In the Spirit Bartender 1990-04-06
Movie Rooftops Carlos 1989-03-17
Movie Mystery Train Liquor Store Clerk 1989-09-06
Movie Stars & Bars Peter Gint 1988-03-18
Movie Shakedown Ira 1988-05-06
Series Monsters Unknown 1988-10-22
Movie Talk Radio Killer / Redneck Caller 1988-12-21
Movie Big Motel Clerk 1988-06-03
Movie Police State Detective 1987-01-01
Movie Salvation! Ollie 1987-09-11
Movie The Perils of P.K 1986-06-06
Movie The Way It Is Rockets 1986-04-04
Movie Down by Law Gig 1986-09-20
Movie Where Evil Dwells 1985-01-01
Movie Desperately Seeking Susan Taxi Driver 1985-03-29
Movie After Hours Angry Mob Member 1985-08-16
Movie Stranger Than Paradise Poker player 1984-10-01