Rip Torn

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Elmore Rual Torn, Jr. (born February 6, 1931), better known as Rip Torn, is an American actor of stage, screen and television.

Torn received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1983 film Cross Creek. 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. Torn also won an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male in a Series, and two CableACE Awards for his work on the show, and was nominated for a Satellite Award in 1997 as well.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Elmore Rual Torn, Jr. (born February 6, 1931), better known as Rip Torn, is an American actor of stage, screen and television.

Torn received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1983 film Cross Creek. 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. Torn also won an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male in a Series, and two CableACE Awards for his work on the show, and was nominated for a Satellite Award in 1997 as well.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Rip Torn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Known Credits 128

Birthday 1931-02-06

Place of Birth Temple, Texas, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2012 Norman Mailer: The American
2011 The Legend of Awesomest Maximus as King Looney
2010 American Cowslip as Trevor O'Hart
2009 Happy Tears as Joe
2009 The Afterlight as Carl
2008 August as David Sterling
2008 Turn the River as Quinette
2008 Three Days To Vegas as Joe Wallace
2007 Bee Movie as Lou Lo Duca
2006 30 Rock(8 episodes)
2006 Zoom as Larraby
2006 Marie Antoinette as Louis XV
2005 Forty Shades of Blue as Alan James
2005 Yours, Mine and Ours as Commandant Sherman
2005 The Sisters as Dr. Chebrin
2004 Eulogy as Edmund Collins
2004 DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story as Patches O'Houlihan
2004 Extreme Dodgeball(30 episodes)
2004 Welcome to Mooseport as Bert Langdon
2003 The Lyon's Den(3 episodes)
2003 Love Object as Novak
2003 Rolling Kansas as Oldman
2002 Men in Black II as Zed
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2001 Freddy Got Fingered as Jim Brody
2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows as Himself - Actor
2000 Soul Food(1 episode)
2000 Wonder Boys as Quentin 'Q' Morewood
2000 A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle as Detective Manny Garett
1999 The Insider as John Scanlon
1999 The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery as Royce
1999 Balloon Farm as Harvey Potter
1999 Passing Glory as Father Robert Grant
1998 Will & Grace(4 episodes)
1998 Senseless as Randall Tyson
1997 Men in Black as Chief Zed
1997 Hercules as Zeus (voice)
1997 Trial and Error as Benny
1996 Down Periscope as Admiral Winslow
1995 How To Make An American Quilt as Arthur
1995 Canadian Bacon as General Dick Panzer
1994 Chicago Hope(1 episode)
1994 Heart of a Child as Dr. Leonard Bailey
1993 RoboCop 3 as The CEO
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Where the Rivers Flow North as Noel Lord
1992 The Larry Sanders Show(142 episodes)
1992 Beyond The Law as Deputy Prescott
1991 Dolly Dearest as Karl Resnick
1991 Defending Your Life as Bob Diamond
1991 Death Falls as Dub Farley
1990 By Dawn's Early Light as E-4 Col. Fargo
1990 Pair of Aces as Capt. Jack Parsons
1989 Zwei Frauen as Dr. Markowitz
1989 Cold Feet as Sheriff
1989 Hit List as Vic Luca
1988 April Morning as Solomon Chandler
1987 The King of Love as Jack Kraft
1987 Nadine as Buford Pope
1987 Extreme Prejudice as Sheriff Hank Pearson
1985 Beer as Buzz Beckerman
1985 Summer Rental as Scully
1985 The Atlanta Child Murders as Lewis Slaton
1985 The Atlanta Child Murders(0 episodes)
1985 The Execution as Wilheim Gehbert
1985 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof as Big Daddy
1984 City Heat as Primo Pitt
1984 Songwriter as Dino McLeish
1984 Scarab as Khepera
1984 Misunderstood as Will
1984 Flashpoint as Sheriff Wells
1983 Cross Creek as Norton Baskin
1982 Airplane II: The Sequel as Bud Kruger / President Reagan
1982 The Blue and the Gray(3 episodes)
1982 A Stranger Is Watching as Artie Taggart
1982 Jinxed! as Harold Benson
1982 The Beastmaster as Maax
1980 First Family as JCS Chairman G. E. Dumpston
1980 One Trick Pony as Walter Fox
1979 Heartland as Clyde Stewart
1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan as Senator Kittner
1979 Blind Ambition as Richard M. Nixon
1978 The Eddie Capra Mysteries(1 episode)
1978 Coma as Dr. George
1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover as Dwight Webb
1977 Nasty Habits as Father Maximilian
1976 Steel Cowboy
1976 Birch Interval
1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth as Nathan Bryce
1974 Crazy Joe as Richie
1973 Payday as Maury Dann
1972 Slaughter as Dominic Hoffo
1972 Ghost Story(1 episode)
1972 1 P.M.
1971 Montserrat as Izquierdo
1970 Tropic of Cancer as Henry Miller
1970 Maidstone as Raoul Rey O'Houlihan
1969 Coming Apart as Joe
1968 Sol Madrid as Dano Villanova
1968 Beyond the Law as Popcorn
1967 Mannix(1 episode)
1967 Beach Red as Gunnery Sgt. Ben Honeywell
1966 One Spy Too Many as Alexander
1966 You're a Big Boy Now as I.H. Chanticleer
1965 The Cincinnati Kid as William Jefferson Slade
1963 The Great Adventure(1 episode)
1963 Breaking Point(1 episode)
1963 The Lieutenant(1 episode)
1963 Critic's Choice as Dion Kapakos
1962 Combat!(1 episode)
1962 Hero's Island as Nicholas Gates
1962 Sweet Bird of Youth as Thomas 'Tom' J. Finley, Jr.
1961 King of Kings as Judas
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare(2 episodes)
1960 Route 66(1 episode)
1960 Thriller(1 episode)
1959 Pork Chop Hill as Lt. Walter Russel
1958 Naked City(1 episode)
1957 Time Limit as Lt. George Miller
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(2 episodes)
1952 Omnibus(1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(2 episodes)
1900 Season of love as Spence
1900 Ghost Stories(0 episodes)
1900 The American West: Steinbeck Country(0 episodes) as John Steinbeck

Crew

1976 Harlan County U.S.A. … Thanks

Directing

1988 The Telephone … Director

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