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Rip Torn

Rip Torn was born Elmore Rual Torn, Jr. on February 6, 1931 in Temple, Texas. "Rip" is a family name, taken by generations of Torn men and bestowed on Elmore by his father, who was also called "Rip". Torn attended Texas A & M and the University of Texas, where he majored in animal husbandry. Extremely naive when he was young, Torn hitchhiked to ...

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Feb 6, 1931 In Temple, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Making of 'Marie Antoinette'
Latest Project:
Series TripTank 2014-04-02

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 19 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Marie Antoinette
Poster of Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
Poster of Men in Black II
Poster of Men in Black
Movie Get All That, Ant? Unknown 2015
Series TripTank Unknown 2014-04-02
Movie Men in Black 3 Unknown 2012-05-25
Movie Bridge of Names Unknown 2012
Movie The Legend of Awesomest Maximus Unknown 2011
Movie 3 Weeks to Daytona Unknown 2011
Movie God of War III Unknown 2010
Movie Norman Mailer: The American Unknown 2010
Movie The Afterlight Unknown 2009
Series World's Dumbest Unknown 2009
Movie August David Sterling 2009-10-08
Movie American Cowslip Unknown 2009
Movie Happy Tears Unknown 2009
Movie The Golden Boys Unknown 2008
Movie Lucky Days Unknown 2008
Movie Turn the River Quinette 2007-10-17
Movie The Making of 'Marie Antoinette' Unknown 2007
Movie The World's Greatest Comedy Characters Unknown 2007
Movie Bee Movie Unknown 2007
Movie The Making of 'The Larry Sanders Show' Unknown 2007
Movie Three Days to Vegas Unknown 2007
Movie Marie Antoinette Unknown 2006-10-20
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Zoom Unknown 2006-08-11
Movie The Convention Unknown 2006
Movie Sweet Bird of Youth: Chasing Time Unknown 2006
Movie Yours, Mine & Ours Unknown 2005
Movie The Sisters Unknown 2005
Movie Forty Shades of Blue Unknown 2005
Movie Eulogy Edmund Collins 2005-02-24
Movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Patches O'Houlihan 2004-06-18
Movie Welcome to Mooseport Bert Langdon 2004-02-20
Series Extreme Dodgeball Unknown 2004
Series The Lyon's Den Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie Rolling Kansas Unknown 2003
Movie Love Object Unknown 2003
Movie Maniac Magee Unknown 2003
Movie Men in Black II Zed 2002-07-03
Movie Freddy Got Fingered Unknown 2001-04-20
Movie Nine Hundred Nights Unknown 2001
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-10-07
Movie A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle Unknown 2000
Series Soul Food Unknown 2000-06-28
Movie Wonder Boys Quentin 'Q' Morewood 2000-02-25
Movie Men in Black Alien Attack Unknown 2000
Movie Seasons of Love Unknown 1999
Movie The Insider Unknown 1999-11-05
Movie Balloon Farm Harvey H. Potter 1999-03-28
Movie Passing Glory Father Robert Grant 1999-02-21
Series The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1998
Movie Senseless Unknown 1998
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie Disney's Hades Challenge Unknown 1998-03-07
Movie Hercules Unknown 1997-06-27
Movie Men in Black Unknown 1997-07-02
Series Ghost Stories Narrator 1997-09-27
Series The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1997
Movie Hercules Zeus 1997
Movie Trial and Error Unknown 1997
Movie The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery Unknown 1997
Series Fox After Breakfast Unknown 1997
Movie The 51st Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1997
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Down Periscope Admiral Winslow 1996-03-01
Series The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1996-09-08
Movie The 18th Annual CableACE Awards Unknown 1996-11-16
Movie 2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1996
Movie The Mouse Unknown 1996
Movie The Hindenburg Unknown 1996
Series Lauren Hutton and... Unknown 1996
Movie James Dean: A Portrait Unknown 1996
Movie The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie The 17th Annual CableACE Awards Unknown 1995-12-06
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Arthur 1995-10-06
Movie The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1995
Movie She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal Unknown 1995
Movie Canadian Bacon Unknown 1995
Movie Letter to My Killer Unknown 1995
Movie For Better or Worse Unknown 1995
Series Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III Adolphus 1994-02-27
Movie Heart of a Child Unknown 1994
Movie The 16th Annual CableACE Awards Unknown 1994-01-16
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Series The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1994-09-11
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The John Larroquette Show Unknown 1993-09-02
Movie RoboCop 3 The CEO 1993-11-05
Movie The 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1993
Movie Where the Rivers Flow North Unknown 1993
Movie Beyond the Law Unknown 1993
Series The Larry Sanders Show Arthur 1992-08-15
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Fires of Kuwait Unknown 1992
Series The Howard Stern Interview Unknown 1992-11-27
Movie Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster Unknown 1992
Movie A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story Bill Morgan 1992-11-29
Movie T Bone N Weasel Unknown 1992
Movie Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind Unknown 1991
Movie Death Falls Unknown 1991
Movie Dolly Dearest Unknown 1991
Movie Defending Your Life Unknown 1991
Movie My Son Johnny Brian Stansbury 1991-11-10
Movie Kojak: None So Blind Unknown 1990
Movie By Dawn's Early Light Unknown 1990
Movie Beautiful Dreamers Unknown 1990
Movie Pair of Aces Unknown 1990
Movie Cold Feet Unknown 1989
Movie Sweet Bird of Youth Unknown 1989
Movie Silence Like Glass Unknown 1989
Movie Ghost Towns of the Old West Unknown 1989
Movie Hit List Unknown 1989
Movie Blind Curve Unknown 1988
Movie The Telephone Unknown 1988-01-22
Movie April Morning Unknown 1988
Movie Destination America Unknown 1987
Movie J. Edgar Hoover Unknown 1987
Movie Extreme Prejudice Unknown 1987
Movie Laguna Heat Unknown 1987
Movie The King of Love Unknown 1987-11-19
Movie Nadine Unknown 1987
Movie The 58th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1986
Series Dream West Unknown 1986
Movie Manhunt for Claude Dallas Unknown 1986
Movie The Execution Unknown 1985
Series The Atlanta Child Murders Unknown 1985
Movie Summer Rental Unknown 1985
Movie Beer Unknown 1985
Movie Songwriter Unknown 1984
Movie The 56th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1984-04-09
Movie Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Unknown 1984
Movie When She Says No Unknown 1984
Movie Misunderstood Unknown 1984
Movie City Heat Unknown 1984
Movie Flashpoint Unknown 1984
Movie Scarab Unknown 1983
Movie Cross Creek Unknown 1983-10-27
Movie The 9th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1983
Movie A Stranger Is Watching Unknown 1982
Movie The Beastmaster Unknown 1982
Movie Airplane II: The Sequel Kruger 1982-12-10
Movie Jinxed! Unknown 1982
Series The Blue and the Gray Unknown 1982
Movie Sophia Loren: Her Own Story Unknown 1980
Movie Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case Unknown 1980
Series Clapper Board Unknown 1980
Movie One-Trick Pony Unknown 1980
Movie First Family Unknown 1980-12-25
Series Tomorrow Coast to Coast Unknown 1979
Movie Heartland Unknown 1979
Series Blind Ambition Unknown 1979
Movie The Seduction of Joe Tynan Unknown 1979
Movie A Shining Season Unknown 1979
Series The Eddie Capra Mysteries Unknown 1978
Movie Coma Dr. George 1978-01-06
Movie Betrayal Doctor Hartogs 1978-11-13
Movie Steel Cowboy Unknown 1978
Movie Nasty Habits Father Maximilian 1977-10-10
Movie The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Unknown 1977
Series Most Wanted Unknown 1977
Movie On the Line Unknown 1977
Movie Harlan County U.S.A. Unknown 1976
Movie Birch Interval Unknown 1976
Movie The Man Who Fell to Earth Nathan Bryce 1976-05-26
Movie Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan Unknown 1975
Series The American Parade Unknown 1974
Movie Crazy Joe Unknown 1974
Movie Cotter Unknown 1973
Movie The President's Plane Is Missing Unknown 1973
Movie Payday Unknown 1973
Movie Hollywood Television Theater: Two by Chekhov Unknown 1972
Series Circle of Fear Unknown 1972
Movie Slaughter Unknown 1972
Series The Galloping Gourmet Unknown 1972
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-03-01
Movie 1 P.M. Unknown 1971
Movie Montserrat Unknown 1971
Movie Maidstone Unknown 1970
Movie Tropic of Cancer Unknown 1970
Movie Coming Apart Unknown 1969
Movie Lions Love (... and Lies) Unknown 1969
Movie Sol Madrid Unknown 1968
Movie Listen, America! Unknown 1968
Movie Beyond the Law Unknown 1968
Series Mannix Unknown 1968
Movie Beach Red Unknown 1967
Movie Lionpower from MGM Unknown 1967
Movie One Spy Too Many Unknown 1966
Movie The Long Hunt of April Savage Unknown 1966
Movie You're a Big Boy Now Unknown 1966
Movie The Cincinnati Kid Unknown 1965
Movie The 18th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1964
Series Channing Unknown 1964
Series The Reporter Unknown 1964-09-25
Series 12 O'Clock High Unknown 1964-09-18
Series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1964
Series Breaking Point Unknown 1964
Series The Eleventh Hour Unknown 1963
Series The Lieutenant Unknown 1963-09-14
Movie Critic's Choice Unknown 1963
Series The Dick Powell Theatre Unknown 1963
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963
Series Frontier Circus Unknown 1962
Movie Hero's Island Nicholas Gates 1962-09-16
Series Combat! Unknown 1962-10-02
Movie Sweet Bird of Youth Unknown 1962
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-28
Series Bonanza Unknown 1961
Movie King of Kings Unknown 1961
Movie Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life Unknown 1961
Series Rawhide Unknown 1961
Series Festival Unknown 1960-10-10
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Thriller Unknown 1960
Series About Faces Unknown 1960
Series Sunday Showcase Unknown 1960
Series The Untouchables Unknown 1959-10-15
Movie The 13th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1959
Movie Pork Chop Hill Unknown 1959
Series Naked City Unknown 1959
Series Pursuit Unknown 1958
Movie Johnny Belinda Unknown 1958
Series The Restless Gun Unknown 1957-09-23
Movie A Face in the Crowd Unknown 1957
Series The Seven Lively Arts Unknown 1957
Movie Time Limit Unknown 1957
Series Matinee Theatre Unknown 1956
Movie Baby Doll Unknown 1956
Series The Alcoa Hour Unknown 1956
Series Playhouse 90 Unknown 1956-10-04
Series The Kaiser Aluminum Hour Unknown 1956
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series The United States Steel Hour Unknown 1953-10-27
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Kraft Theatre Unknown 1948