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Leon Rippy Biography

Birth Place:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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)


  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated