FILE - In this April 2, 2005 file photo, Wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper gestures to the crowd after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame at the Induction Ceremony in Universal City, Calif. The WWE said Piper died Friday, July 31, 2015. He was 61. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

Piper became a household name because of his rivalry with Hulk Hogan, and the involvement of pop star Cyndi Lauper and her friend Captain Lou Albano, also a wrestler.