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Birth Place: Charlotte, NC

Birthday: October 30, 1949, Scorpio

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Made his first acting appearance at 7 years old, playing a gingerbread boy in a staging of "Hansel and Gretel."
  • Founded and operated two theater companies.
  • Past jobs include ballet dancing, working on a cattle ranch and traveling with a circus. 
  • Collaborated with filmmaker Roland Emmerich on no less than seven movies, including Stargate (1994), The Patriot (2000) and Eight Legged Freaks (2002).


  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee


  • Stacie Rippy — Daughter
  • Carol Rippy — Wife
  • Amos Rippy — Son

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