RZA

5 Jul 1969

Actor, Director, Writer

Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA or The RZA ( /ˈrɪzə/; born July 5, 1969), is an American Grammy-winning music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, rapper, and occasional actor, director, and screenwriter. A prominent figure in hip hop music, he is the de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan. He has produced almost all of Wu-Tang Clan's albums as well as many Wu-Tang solo and affiliate projects. He is widely considered one of the most influential and landmark hip-hop producers of all time. He subsequently gained attention for his work scoring and acting in films. He has also released solo albums under the alter-ego Bobby Digital. In addition to the Wu-Tang Clan and his solo releases, RZA was also a founding member of the horrorcore rap group Gravediggaz where he used the name The Rzarector. He has also acted in several movies including Coffee and Cigarettes, American Gangster, Gospel Hill, Life Is Hot in Cracktown, Ghost Dog, Funny People, Derailed, Due Date and Repo Men. In 2008, RZA was ranked number four on About.com's best hip hop producers of all time list.

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Filmography (20 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Love Beats Rhymes
Genre: Music, Drama
By: RZA
Role: Director
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2016)
···Mr. Right
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Steve)
(movie, 2015)
···AWOL-72
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Det. Adams)
Genre: Action
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 2014)
···Brick Mansions
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Tremaine)
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Mr. LC)
(movie, 2013)
···G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Blind Master)
(movie, 2012)
···The Man with the Iron Fists
Genre: Action
By: RZA
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
(movie, 2010)
···The Next Three Days
Genre: Romance, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Mouss)
(movie, 2010)
···Due Date
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Airport Screener)
(movie, 2010)
···Repo Men
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as T-Bone)
(movie, 2009)
···Funny People
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Chuck)
(movie, 2008)
···Gospel Hill
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lonnie)
(movie, 2007)
···American Gangster
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Moses Jones)
(movie, 2005)
···Derailed
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Winston Boyko)
Genre: Music
With: Redman, Raekwon, RZA
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2003)
···Coffee and Cigarettes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as RZA)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Samurai)
(movie, 1998)
···Wu-Tang
Genre: Music
Role: Actor (as Himself)