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Leon Rippy Biography
Leon Rippy is an American actor who is best known for his roles as Earl the Angel on the series Saving Grace and saloon owner Tom Nuttall on the series Deadwood. He is also known for playing militiaman John Billings in The Patriot (2000).Leon Rippy
Leon has been active on screen since 1983, and he has appeared in numerous films and recurring roles on television.
Leon Rippy Age
Leon was born on October 30, 1949, in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
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Carol Rippy, is Leon’s wife. She is an actress too and she has appeared on films like, On Edge (2001), Saving Grace (2007) and Every Dog Has Its Day (1999).
Leon Rippy Acting Career
Leon developed his acting career through appearances in regional theatrical productions. Leon founded and operated two theatre companies. He has appeared in more than seventy plays.Leon Rippy Photo He has worked with Roland Emmerich on seven movies: Moon 44 (1990), Eye of the Storm (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Stargate (1994), The Thirteenth Floor (1999), The Patriot (2000), and Eight Legged Freaks (2002). He also had roles in The Alamo (2004) and The Lone Ranger (2013).
Leon’s television appearances include a guest role on Star Trek: The Next Generation (“The Neutral Zone”), Quantum Leap, Walker, Texas Ranger, Werewolf, Leverage, Six Feet Under, and Deadwood, a HBO series in which he played Tom Nuttall. He also co-starred in the TNT crime drama series Saving Grace and appeared in North and South as Sanders, and in Alcatraz as Dr. Beauregard.
Leon Rippy Deadwood
In the film Deadwood, Leon played as Tom Nuttall, the owner, and bartender of Deadwood’s infamous No. 10 Saloon, an alternative to those wishing to avoid the Gem.
Later, the saloon quickly becomes the favorite drinking and gambling establishment of Wild Bill Hickok and Charlie Utter. Tom realizes that Hickok may prove to be a boon to his business, so he has no problems advancing Wild Bill some cash in order to keep him happy at the tables.
Leon Rippy Star Trek
Leon plays L.Q. “Sonny” Clemonds in the film Star Trek. Sonny was a male Human musician from Earth who was cryogenically frozen in 1994.
He displayed a strong propensity to substance abuse, resulting in massive coronary, arterial, and liver damage that would ultimately lead to his demise.
After knowing his fate, Sonny opted to have his body cryogenically frozen despite the considerable expense, rather than die and have his ex-wives take all of his money. He was frozen and his body stored aboard a cryonics satellite in orbit above the planet.
However, the satellite and its cargo became lost to history and it drifted in interstellar space until it was discovered in 2364 in the Kazis binary system by the USS Enterprise-D.
After he was unfrozen, Sonny, acquainted himself with the replicator and promptly resumed his previous lifestyle by ordering a martini. He also made a point to teach Data about several aspects of Humanity that the android found particularly fascinating due to his eccentric personality.
He was a baseball fan and inquired regarding the possibility of seeing an Atlanta Braves game on television. (TNG: “The Neutral Zone”)
Leon Rippy Walker Texas Ranger
In the film, Walker, Texas Ranger, Leon played Creede / David Chastain / Vince Pike / Dewey Baker.
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Leon Rippy Net Worth
Leon has a net worth of $14 Million.
Leon Rippy Movies
- Once Upon a Murder
- Hit the Road Running
- The Blacklist
- The Lone Ranger
- Under The Dome
- Saving Grace
- Gridiron Gang
- The Alamo
- Six Feet Under
- The Life of David Gale
- Eight Legged Freaks
- The Man with No Eyes