Rip Torn

Actor / Film Director / Film Producer | * 02/06/1931 († 88, 07/09/2019) | Temple, Texas, USA
Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn, Jr. (February 6, 1931 – July 9, 2019) was an American actor and voice actor, who had a career that spanned over 60 years. Torn was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his part as Marsh Turner in Cross Creek (1983). His work includes the role of Artie the producer on The Larry Sanders Show, for which he was nominated for six Emmy Awards, winning in 1996. He also won an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male in a Series and two CableACE Awards for his work on the show, and for his role as Zed in Men in Black (franchise) (1997-2012), and Patches O'Houlihan in DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Rip Torn

Theatre World Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

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Movies with Rip Torn as Actor(119)

as Trevor O'Hart2009 American Cowslip
as Joe2009 Happy Tears
as Carl2009 The Afterlight
as Quinette2008 Turn the River
as Bobo2008 Lucky Days
as David Sterling2008 August
as Lou Lo Duca (voice)2007 Bee Movie
as Joe Wallace2007 Three Days To Vegas
as Larraby2006 Zoom
as Louis XV of France2006 Marie Antoinette
as Alan James2005 Forty Shades of Blue
as Commandant Sherman2005 Yours, Mine & Ours
as Dr. Chebrin2005 The Sisters
as Bert Langdon2004 Welcome to Mooseport
as Patches O'Houlihan2004 DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
as Edmund Collins2004 Eulogy
as Novak2003 Love Object
as Oldman2003 Rolling Kansas
as Zed2002 Men in Black II
as Jim Brody2001 Freddy Got Fingered
as Himself - Actor2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows
as Detective Manny Garett2000 A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle
as Quentin 'Q' Morewood2000 Wonder Boys
as Harvey Potter1999 Balloon Farm
as Father Robert Grant1999 Passing Glory
as John Scanlon1999 The Insider
as Randall Tyson1998 Senseless
as Chief Zed1997 Men in Black
as Benny1997 Trial and Error
as Zeus (voice)1997 Hercules
as Admiral Winslow1996 Down Periscope
as Narrator1996 The Hindenburg
as General Dick Panzer1995 Canadian Bacon
as Dr. Leonard Bailey1994 Heart of a Child
as The CEO1993 RoboCop 3
as Deputy Prescott1993 Beyond the Law
as Narrator (voice)1992 Fires of Kuwait
as Happy Sam1992 T Bone N Weasel
as Karl Resnick1991 Dolly Dearest
as Dub Farley1991 Death Falls
as Bob Diamond1991 Defending Your Life
as Brian Stansbury1991 My Son Johnny
as E-4 Col. Fargo1990 By Dawn's Early Light
as Gideon Hogarth1990 Kojak: None So Blind
as Capt. Jack Parsons1990 Pair of Aces
as Sheriff1989 Cold Feet
as Vic Luca1989 Hit List
as Dr. Markowitz1989 Silence Like Glass
as Boss Finley1989 Sweet Bird of Youth
as Solomon Chandler1988 April Morning
as Jack Kraft1987 The King of Love
as Buford Pope1987 Nadine
as Sheriff Hank Pearson1987 Extreme Prejudice
as Joe Datilla1987 Laguna Heat
as Tim Nettleton1986 Manhunt for Claude Dallas
as Wilheim Gehbert1985 The Execution
as Buzz Beckerman1985 Beer
as Richard Scully1985 Summer Rental
as Dino McLeish1984 Songwriter
as Will1984 Misunderstood
as Sheriff Wells1984 Flashpoint
as Khepera1984 Scarab
as Big Daddy1984 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
as Primo Pitt1984 City Heat
as Norton Baskin1983 Cross Creek
as Maax1982 The Beastmaster
as Bud Kruger / President Reagan1982 Airplane II: The Sequel
as Harold Benson1982 Jinxed!
as Artie Taggart1982 A Stranger Is Watching
as Walter Fox1980 One Trick Pony
as JCS Chairman G. E. Dumpston1980 First Family
as Carlo Ponti1980 Sophia Loren: Her Own Story
as Jack Baker1979 A Shining Season
as Senator Kittner1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan
as Clyde Stewart1979 Heartland
as Dr. George1978 Coma
as Father Maximilian1977 Nasty Habits
as Nathan Bryce1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth
as Richie1974 Crazy Joe
as Maury Dann1973 Payday
as Roy1973 Cotter
as George Oldenburg1973 The President's Plane Is Missing
as Dominic Hoffo1972 Slaughter
as Izquierdo1971 Montserrat
as Raoul Rey O'Houlihan1970 Maidstone
as Henry Miller1970 Tropic of Cancer
as THE BEARD Director (uncredited)1969 Lions Love
as Joe1969 Coming Apart
as Popcorn1968 Beyond the Law
as Dano Villanova1968 Sol Madrid
as Gunnery Sgt. Ben Honeywell1967 Beach Red
as Alexander1966 One Spy Too Many
as I.H. Chanticleer1966 You're a Big Boy Now
as William Jefferson Slade1965 The Cincinnati Kid
as Dion Kapakos1963 Critic's Choice
as Nicholas Gates1962 Hero's Island
as Thomas 'Tom' J. Finley, Jr.1962 Sweet Bird of Youth
as Judas1961 King of Kings
as Lt. Walter Russel1959 Pork Chop Hill
as Lieutenant Harrison1958 Bomber's Moon
as Lt. George Miller1957 Time Limit
as The Dentist (uncredited)1956 Baby Doll

TV Shows/Series with Rip Torn as Actor(26)

Movies with Rip Torn as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1988 The Telephone
Crew/Thanks1977 Harlan County U.S.A.

Full Name: Rip Torn
Born: Friday, 02/06 1931 (February) in Temple
Died: Tuesday, 07/09 2019 (July) in Lakeville (aged: 88)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Texas A&M University, University of Texas at Austin
Spouses (current/former): Amy Wright, Ann Wedgeworth, Geraldine Page
Children: Angelica Page
Related to: Sissy Spacek
Other names for Rip Torn (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Elmore Rual Torn Jr."
"Elmore Rual Torn, Jr."
"Rip" (Nickname)
Rip Torn frequently works together with these people:
William Shatner (11x, Actor)
William Windom (11x, Actor)
Robert Culp (10x, Actor)
Martin Sheen (9x, Actor)
Peter Falk (9x, Actor)
Jeanette Nolan (9x, Actress)
Lloyd Bochner (9x, Actor)
Nehemiah Persoff (8x, Actor)
Ricardo Montalban (8x, Actor)
Mariette Hartley (8x, Actress)
John Anderson (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2656, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/03/2020