Killer (drag performer)

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Born Ryan Heath Rorie
August 28, 1976
Bull Shoals, Arkansas, U.S.
Died September 5, 2014(2014-09-05) (aged 38)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Drag performer

Ryan Heath Rorie (August 28, 1976 – September 5, 2014) known professionally as Killer was an American drag performer known for her old Hollywood glamour, clever concepts, and razor-sharp lip syncs with Lypsinka-inspired swagger.[1]


Killer was a regular performer at: Trannyshack, Bears in Space, and Dragula (where he won the Miss Dragula contest in July 2014).[2] Queerty interviewed several drag performers who knew Killer and praised him for his unique performance which "did not conform" to expectations, yet remained "classy," according to Cupcake Canne.[3]


  1. ^ "Remembering Killer". WeHo Confidential. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  2. ^ St. James, James (11 September 2014). "RIP Killer aka Ryan Rorie". The WOW Report. World of Wonder. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Remembering Killer: One of L.A.'s Great Drag Queens Taken Far Too Soon". Queerty. 9 October 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2015.

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