Rick Rude

1958 - 1999

Rick Rude

Richard Erwin Rood (December 7, 1958 – April 20, 1999), better known by his ring name "Ravishing" Rick Rude, was an American professional wrestler who performed for many promotions, including World Championship Wrestling (WCW), World Wrestling Federation (WWF), and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). Rude wrestled from 1982 until his 1994 retirement due to injury, with a final match following in 1997. Among other accolades, he was a three-time WCW International World Heavyweight Champion, a one-time WCWA World Heavyweight Champion, a one-time WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion, and a one-time WCW United States Heavyweight Champion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rick Rude has received more than 2,701,970 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 144th most popular wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.03

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, Rick Rude ranks 146 out of 562Before him are Alberto Del Rio, Sid Eudy, Vickie Guerrero, Bobby Heenan, Chavo Guerrero Jr., and Braun Strowman. After him are Jim Neidhart, Fandango, Scott Steiner, Asuka, Sheamus, and Finn Bálor.

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Among people born in 1958, Rick Rude ranks 332Before him are Andris Šķēle, Tony Pulis, Ryoichi Kawakatsu, Christina Lathan, Martin Whitmarsh, and Roberto Guerrero. After him are Dmitry Petrov, Betsy DeVos, Meredith Brooks, Daley Thompson, Monica Guerritore, and John Aldridge. Among people deceased in 1999, Rick Rude ranks 201Before him are Gar Samuelson, Hank Snow, Guy Mitchell, Elliot Richardson, Big L, and Clayton Moore. After him are João Carlos de Oliveira, Vladimir Yashchenko, Akhtar Hameed Khan, Guy Tunmer, Payne Stewart, and Walter Lini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rick Rude ranks 8,281 out of 12,171Before him are Diana Scarwid (1955), Braun Strowman (1983), Tiffany Darwish (1971), Chris Zylka (1985), Kathy Griffin (1960), and David Chokachi (null). After him are Lyndsy Fonseca (1987), Joey King (1999), John Kerr (1931), Glenn Corbett (1933), Ethan Suplee (1976), and Josiah Bartlett (null).

Among WRESTLERS In United States

Among wrestlers born in United States, Rick Rude ranks 75Before him are Jim Duggan (1954), Daniel Bryan (1981), Sid Eudy (1960), Vickie Guerrero (1968), Chavo Guerrero Jr. (1970), and Braun Strowman (1983). After him are Jim Neidhart (1955), Fandango (1981), Scott Steiner (1962), The Boogeyman (1964), Jeff Jarrett (1967), and Dolph Ziggler (1980).