Grandmaster Ratte'

Film actor

1970 –


Who is Grandmaster Ratte'?

Grandmaster Ratte' is one of the founders of the Cult of the Dead Cow hacker group, along with Franken Gibe and Sid Vicious. His official title in the cDc is "Imperial Wizard of ExXxtasy."

Ratte' is originally from Lubbock, Texas, though he now resides in Harlem, New York City. He is a graduate of both Lubbock High School and Texas Tech University.

Ratte' is the SysOp of Demon Roach Underground BBS, the cDc "base system."

He is known for his theatrics during cDc presentations at hacker cons.

Ratte' has also produced and performed much of the music available for download from the cDc's website, including work by Hugh Gallagher.


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Apr 1, 1970
Also known as
  • Swamp Rat
  • Swamp Ratte'
  • Imperial Wizard of ExXxtasy
  • Grandmaster Ratté
  • United States of America
  • Texas Tech University
Lived in
  • Lubbock

on July 23, 2013