Rockets Redglare

Rockets Redglare

  • Born on
    • May 8th, 1949
  • Died on
    • May 28th, 2001
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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Acting (11 Credits)

2000Animal Factory as Big Rand
1996Trees Lounge as StanWatch Free
1996Basquiat as Rockets
1992In the Soup as Guy
1989Mystery Train as Liquor Store Clerk
1988Talk Radio as Redneck Caller/Killer
1988Big as Motel Clerk
1988Shakedown as Ira
1986Down by Law as Gig
1985Desperately Seeking Susan as Taxi Driver
1984Stranger Than Paradise as Poker player

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