Rudy Ricci

Writer, Actor, Director

Writer, Actor, Director


Rudy Ricci was born on February 14, 1940 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA as Rudolph J. Ricci. He was a writer and actor, known for Dawn of the Dead (1978), Night of the Living Dead (1968) and The Return of the Living Dead (1985). He was married to Mary Jane Ricci. He died on March 8, 2012 in Clairton, Pennsylvania.
Birth date
1940-02-14
Death date
2012-03-08
Height
5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

Known For


Dawn of the Dead
Dawn of the Dead
Motorcycle Raider (1978)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Return of the Living Dead
(story)
1985
WriterThe Liberation of Cherry Janowski
(screenplay)
1976
WriterThe Devil and Sam Silverstein
(additional material - as R.J. Ricci)
1976
WriterThere's Always Vanilla
(the film was made from a story and screenplay written by - as Rudolph J. Ricci)
1971
RoleTitleYear
ActorDawn of the Dead
Motorcycle Raider
1978
ActorThe Liberation of Cherry Janowski
Marcello Fettucini
1976
ActorNight of the Living Dead
Zombie (as R.J. Ricci)
1968
RoleTitleYear
SelfOne for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead'
(Documentary) Self
2008
SelfDocument of the Dead
(Documentary) Self / The Biker Leader (Radio Operator wearing Nazi Helmet) (uncredited)
1980