born September 5th, 1975
Rodrigo Richard Barajas (born September 5, 1975) is an American former professional baseball catcher and most recently catching and quality control coach for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB). Barajas served as the interim manager for the San Diego Padres after Andy Green's firing on September 21, 2019. As a player in Major League Baseball (MLB), he played for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Pittsburgh Pirates. With the Diamondbacks, he won the 2001 World Series over the then reigning, three-time world champion New York Yankees. Barajas also played for the Mexico national baseball team.
born September 8th, 1962
Rod Barksdale is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Raiders and Dallas Cowboys. He practiced track & field at the University of Arizona.
December 7th, 1910 - December 21st, 1983
Rod Cameron (born Nathan Roderick Cox; December 7, 1910 – December 21, 1983) was a Canadian-born film and television actor whose career extended from the 1930s to the 1970s. He appeared in horror, war, action and science fiction movies, but is best remembered for his many westerns.
April 25th, 1953 - October 4th, 1999
Roderick Shoate (April 26, 1953 – October 4, 1999) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was a four-time All-Big 8 Conference Player and a three-time All-American at the University of Oklahoma. He played seven seasons in the NFL for the New England Patriots, and then in the United States Football League for the New Jersey Generals and Memphis Showboats. Shoate, who died in 1999 after a long illness, was elected posthumously to the College Football Hall of Fame. in 2013.
born January 10th, 1992
Rod Smith (born January 10, 1992) is an American football running back for the Vegas Vipers of the XFL. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He played college football at Ohio State.
born March 12th, 1970
Rodney Marc Smith (born March 12, 1970) is a former American football cornerback and safety in the National Football League for the New England Patriots, Carolina Panthers, and Green Bay Packers. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame. In high school, he played running back for Roseville Area High School.
born January 10th, 1945
Sir Roderick David Stewart CBE (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock and pop singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart is among the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 250 million records worldwide. He has had 10 number-one albums and 31 top ten singles in the UK, six of which reached number one. Stewart has had 16 top ten singles in the US, with four reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100. He was knighted in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to music and charity.
September 17th, 1928 - October 4th, 1998
Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall (17 September 1928 – 4 October 1998) was a British actor, photographer and film director. He began his acting career as a child in England, and then in the United States, in How Green Was My Valley (1941), My Friend Flicka (1943) and Lassie Come Home (1943). As an adult, McDowall appeared most frequently as a character actor on radio, stage, film, and television. For portraying Octavian in the historical drama Cleopatra (1963), he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. He played Cornelius and Caesar in the original Planet of the Apes film series, as well as Galen in the spin-off television series.
April 17th, 1954 - July 31st, 2015
Roderick George Toombs (April 17, 1954 – July 31, 2015), better known as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, was a Canadian professional wrestler, amateur wrestler, and actor. In professional wrestling, Piper was best known to international audiences for his work with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) between 1984 and 2000. Although he was Canadian, because of his Scottish heritage he was billed as coming from Glasgow and was known for his signature kilt and bagpipe entrance music. Piper earned the nicknames "Rowdy" and "Hot Rod" by displaying his trademark "Scottish" short temper, spontaneity, and quick wit. According to The Daily Telegraph, he is "considered by many to be the greatest 'heel' (or villain) wrestler ever".
born August 2nd, 1958
Rodell Thomas (born August 2, 1958) is a former American football linebacker. He played for the Miami Dolphins in 1981 and from 1983 to 1984 and for the Seattle Seahawks from 1981 to 1982.
born November 28th, 1995
Roderick Johnson (born November 28, 1995) is an American football offensive tackle who is a free agent. He played college football at Florida State, and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fifth round of 2017 NFL Draft.
November 27th, 1937 - November 21st, 2017
Rodney Bewes (27 November 1937 – 21 November 2017) was an English television actor and writer who portrayed Bob Ferris in the BBC television sitcom The Likely Lads (1964–66) and its colour sequel Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973–74). Bewes' later career was of a much lower profile, but he continued to work as a stage actor.
born March 28th, 1974
Rodney Hicks (born March 28, 1974) is an American playwright, stage, television, and film actor. He is perhaps best known for originating the role of Bob in the Broadway musical Come from Away, as well as playing various roles in the original and closing Broadway cast of the musical Rent.
February 10th, 1949 - July 21st, 2013
Rodney Allan Wallace (February 10, 1949 – July 21, 2013) was a professional American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University of New Mexico.
born March 4th, 1978
Rodrigo Rosario (born March 4, 1978 in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic), is a former professional baseball player. A pitcher, Rosario made his Major League Baseball debut in 2003 for the Houston Astros. His rookie season was limited to two starts. His debut was a win versus the Texas Rangers but had to leave his second start in the second inning because of shoulder tightness. Ultimately he required surgery to repair partial tears of his rotator cuff and biceps tendon.
born July 31st, 1984
Rodrique Charles Wright (born July 31, 1984) is an American former college and professional football player who currently serves as defensive end coach for the University of Miami football team. He was a defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) and the Canadian Football League (CFL) for a total of five seasons. He played college football for the University of Texas, and was recognized as a consensus All-American. The NFL's Miami Dolphins chose him in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft, and he also played for the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders.
born June 30th, 1994
Rogelio Armenteros Peña (born June 30, 1994) is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. In 2014 he signed with the Houston Astros as an international free agent. He made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut for Houston in 2019.
September 16th, 1949 - December 7th, 2020
Rogelio "Roger" Moret Torres (September 16, 1949 – December 7, 2020) was a Puerto Rican professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a pitcher from 1970 to 1976 and in 1978 for the Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, and the Texas Rangers. Tall and slender, the left-hander was listed as 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and 170 pounds (77 kg).
born October 26th, 1953
Roger William Allam (born 26 October 1953) is a British actor, who has performed on stage, in film, on television and radio. He played Inspector Javert in the original London production of the stage musical Les Misérables, First Officer Douglas Richardson in the award-winning radio series Cabin Pressure, and DCI Fred Thursday in the TV series Endeavour. He is also known for his roles as Illyrio Mopatis in the HBO series Game of Thrones, Royalton in Speed Racer, Lewis Prothero in the 2005 adaptation of V for Vendetta and as Peter Mannion MP in The Thick Of It.
born August 23rd, 1965
Roger Roberts Avary (born August 23, 1965) is a Canadian-American film and television director, screenwriter, and producer. He collaborated with Quentin Tarantino on Pulp Fiction, for which they won Best Original Screenplay at the 67th Academy Awards. Avary directed Killing Zoe, The Rules of Attraction, Lucky Day, and wrote the screenplays for Silent Hill and Beowulf. In 2022, Avary reunited with Quentin Tarantino to launch a podcast called The Video Archives Podcast. The first episode premiered on July 19, 2022.
born September 29th, 1962
Roger Bart (born September 29, 1962) is an American actor and singer. He won a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for his performance as Snoopy in the 1999 revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Bart received his second Tony Award nomination for playing Carmen Ghia in the original production of The Producers. His other accolades include a SAG Award and three Outer Critics Circle Award nominations. Bart performed the song "Go the Distance" from the 1997 animated film Hercules, which was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe.
June 2nd, 1935 - September 23rd, 2005
David Roger Brierley (2 June 1935 – 23 September 2005) was an English actor.
born December 16th, 1966
Roger W. Brown, Jr. (born on December 16, 1966) is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League. He graduated from the Cardinal Gibbons School in 1986, where he letter in football. He attended college at Virginia Tech and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the eighth round of the 1990 NFL Draft. Brown played three seasons in the NFL, with the New York Giants in 1990 and 1991 and the New England Patriots in 1992. He won the Super Bowl with the 1990 New York Giants.
born August 4th, 1962
William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed "Rocket", is an American former professional baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), primarily with the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. Clemens was one of the most dominant pitchers in major league history, tallying 354 wins, a 3.12 earned run average (ERA), and 4,672 strikeouts, the third-most all time. An 11-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion, he won seven Cy Young Awards during his career, more than any other pitcher in history. Clemens was known for his fierce competitive nature and hard-throwing pitching style, which he used to intimidate batters.