The wrestling great known as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died.
Piper, 61, passed away in his sleep at his Hollywood home, TMZ Sports reports:

Piper -- born Roderick George Toombs -- died from cardiac arrest in his sleep at his home in Hollywood at around noon Friday.

 

Piper was a wrestling icon -- one of the biggest stars in the WWE back in the '80s, and even wrestled in "Wrestlemania I" back in 1985 ... squaring off against Hulk Hogan and Mr. T.

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