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Rip Torn

Actor

Born - 6 February 1931, Temple, Texas, USA
Died - 9 July 2019

Dark, narrow-faced, vindictive-looking, dominant American character star with hawklike features. - a volatile maverick who often clashed with both the law and film directors. Born Elmore Torn, he made his film debut as the dentist in Baby Doll (1956) and was soon in attention-grabbing featured roles: A Face in the Crowd (1957), Time Limit (1957), Pork Chop Hill (1959), King of Kings (1961, as who else but Judas), Sweet Bird of Youth (1962), Critic's Choice (1963), The Cincinnati Kid (1965), Beach Red (1967), Coming Apart (1969), Tropic of Cancer (1970), Slaughter (1972), Crazy Joe (1974), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976), Coma (1978), One-Trick Pony (1980), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), Cross Creek (1983), City Heat (1984), Nadine (1987), Extreme Prejudice (1987), Cold Feet (1989), Dolly Dearest (1991), RoboCop 3 (1993), Canadian Bacon (1995), Men in Black (1997), The Insider (1999), Men in Black II (2002), Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004), Marie Antoinette (2006), The Golden Boys (2008), 3 Weeks to Daytona (2011) and Bridge of Names (2012), his last. Three times married, all to actresses: Ann Wedgeworth, Geraldine Page, who died in 1987, and latterly Amy Wright, who survives him. He had six children.