Who is R-Man? R-Man is a fictional character from of movie of the same name. But, the actor who played R-Man’s career died shortly after the movie came out. That actor soon without work came up with a scheme. He would become R-Man with the help of superpower-like technology and become a real superhero. R-Man is in really just a washed up actor, who now wants to be a superhero….just for the fame. R-Man soon became a member of the Super Dudes and now he currently lives with the Super Dudes in their apartment, basically mooching off his roommates.