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Birth name Edwin Rouse Jr.
Nationality USA
Birth 1 january 1954
Death 7 december 2014 (at 60 years)

Eddie Rouse (1954 – December 7, 2014) was an American character actor whose feature film credits included American Gangster, The Number 23, and Pineapple Express. Rouse starred in the 2014 dramatic short film, Rat Pack Rat, as a Sammy Davis impersonator hired to perform at a birthday party. He was filming the HBO television series, Westworld, at the time of his death in 2014.

Rouse attended Olney High School in the Olney section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He began his career in acting at the Bushfire Theatre of the Performing Arts, also located in Philadelphia. Rouse then studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts, where he first met fellow students, Danny McBride and filmmaker David Gordon Green, whom he would work with later in his career.

Rouse made his feature film debut in David Gordon Green's George Washington, released in 2000, as a character's "cranky uncle." (George Washington was also Green's debut as a film producer, film director and screenwriter). Rouse was then cast in several more of David Gordon Green's films, including All the Real Girls in 2003, Pineapple Express in 2008, and The Sitter, opposite Jonah Hill, in 2011.

Rouse also appeared in the 2002 basketball-themed romantic comedy, Juwanna Mann; Ridley Scott's American Gangster and Joel Schumacher's The Number 23, both released in 2007; Pandorum as a chef who has gone crazy in 2009; and the 2010 Joaquin Phoenix mockumentary, I'm Still Here, directed by Casey Affleck. Rouse completed filming for the Seth Rogan film, The Green Hornet, in 2011, but his scenes were cut from the movie. He had experienced an uptick in roles during his later career, including parts in Being Flynn in 2012, Nature Calls in 2012, and Low Down in 2014.

Eddie Rouse starred in Todd Rohal's 2014 short film, Rat Pack Rat, as a Sammy Davis impersonator hired to perform at a child's birthday party. The film won the Short Film Special Jury Award for Unique Vision at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Rat Pack Rat's producer, Clay Liford, wrote on Twitter that, "He [Rouse] really made our little short shine this year."

In 2014, Rouse was cast as Kissy (short for Kisecawchuck), a Native American saloon contraband dealer in the upcoming HBO series, Westworld. The series, which is based on the 1973 film, Westworld, by Michael Crichton, is executive produced by J.J. Abrams. It is set in a " futuristic amusement park." Rouse filmed the pilot episode in Utah just a few weeks before his death.

Eddie Rouse died from liver failure at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, California, on December 7, 2014, at the age of 60.

Usually with

Tim Orr
Tim Orr
(6 films)
Casey Affleck
Casey Affleck
(1 films)
Todd Rohal
Todd Rohal
(2 films)
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Filmography of Eddie Rouse (16 films)

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Rat Pack Rat, 19minutes
Directed by Todd Rohal
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Actors Steve Little, Eddie Rouse
Roles Sammy Davis, Jr. impersonator
Rating68% 3.417583.417583.417583.417583.41758
A Sammy Davis, Jr. impersonator, was hired by a Rat Pack fan's mother to perform on his birthday.
Low Down
Low Down (2014)
, 2h
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Musical films
Actors John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Lena Headey, Glenn Close, Michael Peter Balzary, Taryn Manning
Roles Group Leader
Rating60% 3.044853.044853.044853.044853.04485
Joe Albany was a well accomplished jazz pianist during the 1960s and 1970s performing with the likes of Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and Charles Mingus before his descent into heroin addiction. The film tells the story of Albany's life from the perspective of his then 11-year-old daughter Amy Albany through her own personal memoirs, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1960s and '70s jazz scene.
Being Flynn, 1h42
Directed by Paul Weitz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers, Films about families
Actors Robert De Niro, Paul Dano, Olivia Thirlby, Julianne Moore, Eddie Rouse, Lili Taylor
Roles Carlos
Rating63% 3.1978753.1978753.1978753.1978753.197875
Nick Flynn (Dano) is an aspiring writer who works at a homeless shelter where his estranged father Jonathan (De Niro) is a client. Jonathan, an alcoholic ex-con and self-proclaimed "master storyteller", left Nick's mother Jody (Moore) years earlier to raise Nick on her own. She eventually committed suicide, for which Nick feels responsible. Jonathan gets into fights with the other clients, and Nick is tempted to throw him out. Nick and Jonathan get into an intense argument, during which Jonathan tells Nick that they are the same. The stress of seeing his father again drives Nick to drink heavily and abuse drugs, costing him his relationship with his girlfriend and coworker, Denise (Olivia Thirlby).
Nature Calls, 1h19
Directed by Todd Rohal
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Patton Oswalt, Johnny Knoxville, Rob Riggle, Maura Lynn Tierney, Darrell Hammond, Patrice O'Neal
Roles Little Eddie
Rating40% 2.0082052.0082052.0082052.0082052.008205
A group of children were gathered together and taken to forests for boy scouting in the U.S. Their parents were concerned initially but became grateful.
Dragon Eyes, 1h31
Directed by John Hyams
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Jean-Claude Van Damme, Peter Weller, Luis Da Silva, Kristopher Van Varenberg, Crystal Mantecón, Jason Mitchell
Rating44% 2.2091752.2091752.2091752.2091752.209175
St. Jude Square is a neighborhood living in fear and despair. The dueling gangs of local kingpins, Dash and Antoine, terrorize the streets, and the citizens live without a shred of hope until mysterious stranger, Ryan Hong (Cung Le) arrives. He begins to play one gang against the other, by calling on the teachings of his mentor, Tiano (Jean-Claude Van Damme), to find the strength to battle back. However, just as he begins to bring the community under control, Hong is confronted by Mr. V (Peter Weller), the town's corrupt police chief. At first Mr. V is impressed by Hong's skill, but soon sees Hong as a threat to his regime and the two are locked in a head to head battle, pitting the fear and corruption of Mr. V's regime against the new beginning Hong represents for the people of St. Jude Square.
The Sitter
The Sitter (2011)
, 1h21
Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Jonah Hill, Max Records, Ari Graynor, J. B. Smoove, Sam Rockwell, Method Man
Roles Lounge Singer
Rating55% 2.799932.799932.799932.799932.79993
The movie opens with Noah Griffith (Jonah Hill) giving oral sex to his girlfriend Marisa (Ari Graynor). Noah is a suspended college student who lives with his divorced mother and also can't even keep a job.
I'm Still Here, 1h48
Directed by Casey Affleck
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films
Actors Joaquin Phoenix, Sean Combs, Casey Affleck, Ben Stiller, Eddie Rouse, Mos Def
Roles Miami Heckler
Rating61% 3.098533.098533.098533.098533.09853
In 2008 while rehearsing for a charity event, actor Joaquin Phoenix, with Casey Affleck's camera watching, tells people he's quitting to pursue a career in rap music. Over the next year, we watch the actor write, rehearse, and perform to an audience. He importunes Sean Combs in hopes he'll produce the record. We see the actor in his home: he parties, smokes, bawls out his two-man entourage, talks philosophy with Affleck, and comments on celebrity. I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the documentary follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to reinvent himself as a hip hop musician. The film is a portrait of an artist at a crossroads and explores notions of courage and creative reinvention, as well as the ramifications of a life spent in the public eye.
Observe and Report, 1h26
Directed by Jody Hill
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Seth Rogen, Anna Faris, Michael Peña, Collette Wolfe, Ray Liotta, Jesse Plemons
Roles Angry Store Owner
Rating56% 2.848892.848892.848892.848892.84889
An anonymous flasher exposes himself to shoppers in the Forest Ridge Mall parking lot. The head of mall security, Ronald "Ronnie" Barnhardt, makes it his mission to apprehend the offender. He is assisted by Charles, Dennis, and the Yuen twins (John and Matthew Yuan), in his efforts.
Pandorum (2009)
, 1h48
Directed by Christian Alvart
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Space adventure films, Seafaring films, Post-apocalyptic films, Transport films, Dans l'espace, Underwater action films, Films set in the future, Space opera
Actors Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster, Cam Gigandet, Antje Traue, Antje Traue, Norman Reedus
Roles Leland
Rating66% 3.3492653.3492653.3492653.3492653.349265
In 2174, the human population has exceeded the carry capacity of Earth, leading humanity to build an interstellar ark named Elysium. Its mission is to send 60,000 people on a 123-year trip to establish a colony on an Earth-like planet named Tanis. The passengers and crew are placed in hypersleep, with the crew on a hypersleep rotation to cover the entire journey. Eight years into the mission the ship receives a transmission from Earth in multiple languages: "You're all that's left of us. Good luck, God bless, and godspeed."
Pineapple Express, 1h51
Directed by Judd Apatow, David Gordon Green, Shauna Robertson, Evan Goldberg
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Buddy films, Gangster films
Actors Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson
Roles Thug #5 - Lance
Rating68% 3.4484753.4484753.4484753.4484753.448475
Dale Denton (Seth Rogen) is a 25-year-old process server and habitual pot smoker. He makes a visit to the home of his drug dealer, Saul Silver (James Franco), to buy weed. Saul tells him that he may already know the identity of Dale's next service, Ted Jones (Gary Cole). Dale drives to Ted's house and witnesses Ted and a cop, Officer Carol Brazier (Rosie Perez), shoot an Asian man to death. Dale panics and flees the area, but leaves his roach at the scene which contains a rare strain of marijuana called Pineapple Express. Ted is able to identify the strain and sends his two henchmen, Budlofsky and Matheson (Kevin Corrigan and Craig Robinson) to dealer Red (Danny McBride), who tells them that he has only sold the pot to Saul.
American Gangster, 2h37
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Mob film, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Films about racism, Hip hop films, Political films, Gangster films
Actors Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Ted Levine, Cuba Gooding Jr., Josh Brolin, RZA
Roles Detective at Party
Rating77% 3.898773.898773.898773.898773.89877
In 1968, Frank Lucas, the limo driver-turned-right-hand man of Harlem gangster Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson, inherits Johnson's gang when Johnson dies of a heart attack. Disliking the new, flashy gangsters of the neighborhood, Lucas decides to take control of Harlem's crime scene.
The Number 23, 1h35
Directed by Joel Schumacher
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about mathematics, Psychologie, Films about suicide, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Kate Beckinsale, Paul Butcher, Danny Huston
Roles le constructeur
Rating64% 3.2000553.2000553.2000553.2000553.200055
The plot involves an obsession with the 23 enigma, which is the idea that all incidents and events are directly connected to the number 23, or to some number connected to 23.
Low and Behold, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Eddie Rouse
Roles Nixon
Rating80% 4.0047554.0047554.0047554.0047554.004755
Undertow (2004)
, 1h48
Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Jamie Bell, Dermot Mulroney, Devon Alan, Shiri Appleby, Josh Lucas, Bill McKinney
Roles Wadsworth Pela
Rating64% 3.2474753.2474753.2474753.2474753.247475
Following the death of his wife Audrey, John Munn (Dermot Mulroney) moves with his two sons, mid-teen Chris Munn (Jamie Bell) and adolescent Tim Munn (Devon Alan), to a pig farm in rural Drees County, Georgia, where they lead a reclusive life.
All the Real Girls, 1h47
Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Paul Schneider, Zooey Deschanel, Shea Whigham, Danny McBride, Patricia Clarkson, Heather McComb
Roles Dancing Orderly
Rating66% 3.34613.34613.34613.34613.3461
Paul is a womanizer in his early twenties who lives in a small Southern town, where he earns a living fixing cars for his uncle. Paul still lives with his mother, Elvira, who works as a clown cheering up children at the local hospital. He spends most of his time hanging out with his best friend and self-proclaimed partner-in-crime, Tip, and their friends Bo and Bust-Ass. Among his friends, Paul has a reputation as a ladies' man, but he's not at all known for being involved with long-term relationships; most of Paul's romances last only a few weeks, and he's slept with nearly every girl in town. Paul is beginning to reach a point where he would like to lead a different life, and that feeling becomes all the more clear when he meets Noel, Tip's teenage sister who has come back home after attending a boarding school. Noel is more thoughtful and mature than the girls Paul is used to. Paul and Noel soon fall in love, but for Paul this is a different sort of relationship than he's accustomed to — Noel is still a virgin, and her contemplative nature gives him a desire to be a better, stronger person, but Tip does not approve of Paul dating his younger sister, which leads to a rift between these longtime friends.