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Rick Genest


B: August 7, 1985 in Montréal, Québec

D: August 1, 2018 in Montréal, Québec

Rick Genest was primarily known for his unique head-to-toe body art. Known as Zombie Boy, Genest reached international fame on fashion runways and in a Lady Gaga video. He grew up poor in Montreal and was a squeegee kid. He got his first tattoo at 16 and went on to eventually cover more than 90 per cent of his body. According to his representatives at the time, Genest was struggling with mental health problems and took his own life on August 1st. He was just 32.

These are his credits as an actor.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Carny (TV-2009)

47 Ronin (2013)
Poison Love (VR-2013, short)
In Faustian Fashion (VR-2013, short)
En Passant (2015, short)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Silent Witness (2017)