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Rip Torn (1931 - 2019) An Actor Who Could Do It All


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#1 Principled Man

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 10:51 PM

The Television and Film industries are built on amazing actors such as Rip Torn.  His resumé is exhaustive!

From The Larry Sanders Show to Men In Black to everything in between, the man could do it ALL....


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Posted 09 July 2019 - 11:04 PM

Awww.  A very funny man.

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 11:06 PM

I didn't know that Sissy Spacek was his cousin.

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 11:45 PM

I believe The Larry Sanders Show was where I first got to know who he was. Although he's been in many things so I probably saw some stuff before that. But Larry Sanders was the big one. Usually enjoyed everything I saw him do. Didn't realize he was that old. He lived a good long life that's for sure.

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 06:35 AM

Just based on his movies, he’s got a 8-0 record with me. Very good stats from a dependable actor.

:rose: R.I.P. Rip :rose:

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 08:03 AM

I know, heard, seen, and remember him.  I'm sorry, condolences, to his family, and friends.  R.I.P., Rip.

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 08:30 AM

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Just based on his movies, he’s got a 8-0 record with me. Very good stats from a dependable actor.

:rose: R.I.P. Rip :rose:
He was absolutely brilliant in Defending Your Life...

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 08:32 AM

He was amazing on The Larry Sanders Show!

R.I.P.

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 08:40 AM

Great roles in Larry Sanders and 30 Rock. Colourful off-screen too!

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 12:56 PM

View Postgoose, on 10 July 2019 - 08:30 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 10 July 2019 - 06:35 AM, said:

Just based on his movies, he’s got a 8-0 record with me. Very good stats from a dependable actor.

:rose: R.I.P. Rip :rose:
He was absolutely brilliant in Defending Your Life...

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Yeah, this was going to be the movie I mentioned. Great work in the scene where he explains that he's reading 1s and 0s, and he's not trying to be rude when he tells the Albert Brooks character, "you wouldn't understand it."

Thanks for the memories.

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 01:02 PM

RIP

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 02:35 PM

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 02:40 PM

Rest in peace RIP.  My dad dies July 2nd....he admired you as i do.   ♥

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 04:00 PM

R.I.P

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 05:13 PM

View Postsnowdogged, on 10 July 2019 - 08:32 AM, said:

He was amazing on The Larry Sanders Show!

R.I.P.

I only knew him from that great show, watched it all the time.

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 05:23 PM

View PostSteevo, on 10 July 2019 - 05:13 PM, said:

View Postsnowdogged, on 10 July 2019 - 08:32 AM, said:

He was amazing on The Larry Sanders Show!

R.I.P.

I only knew him from that great show, watched it all the time.

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Love the show. Got in deep recently - watched the whole series in a month.

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 07:57 PM

View Postchemistry1973, on 10 July 2019 - 05:23 PM, said:

View PostSteevo, on 10 July 2019 - 05:13 PM, said:

View Postsnowdogged, on 10 July 2019 - 08:32 AM, said:

He was amazing on The Larry Sanders Show!

R.I.P.

I only knew him from that great show, watched it all the time.

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Love the show. Got in deep recently - watched the whole series in a month.

Yeah I remember it well when I was very young, one of the few HBO shows I was watching...loved Janeane Garofalo as well, it was just pure class.

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 09:54 PM

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Say hi to John Candy for us.  RIP

Edited by invisible airwave, 10 July 2019 - 09:59 PM.


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Posted 10 July 2019 - 10:17 PM

View Postinvisible airwave, on 10 July 2019 - 09:54 PM, said:

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Say hi to John Candy for us.  RIP

Ha! I thought of that scene from Dodgeball today.

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Posted 11 July 2019 - 12:32 AM

View Postgoose, on 10 July 2019 - 08:30 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 10 July 2019 - 06:35 AM, said:

Just based on his movies, he’s got a 8-0 record with me. Very good stats from a dependable actor.

:rose: R.I.P. Rip :rose:
He was absolutely brilliant in Defending Your Life...

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Yes, that’s 1 of the 8 which comprise that 100% record.




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