Joseph Ruud is an American professional wrestler and occasional actor, currently performing under the ring name Erick Redbeard. He is best known for his time in WWE, where he performed as Erick Rowan.
He was sent to its developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), before debuting on the NXT brand in 2012 , a member of the Wyatt Family. He went on to become a one-time NXT Tag Team Champion (with Luke Harper) and a two-time SmackDown Tag Team Champion (once with Harper and once with Daniel Bryan). Ruud was released from WWE in April 2020, returning to the independent circuit.