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Rip Torn (Elmore Ruel Torn Jr.)

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Biography

Temple, Texas, USA
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 Hollywood with the idea of becoming a movie star; he wanted to make enough money in order to buy a ranch. Read more...

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Character: Thomas J. Finley, Jr.

Sweet Bird of Youth 1962

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Character: I.H. Chanticleer

You're a Big Boy Now 1966

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Character: Sergeant Honeywell

Beach Red 1967

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Character: Raoul Rey O'Houlihan

Maidstone 1970

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Character: Dominic Hoffo

Slaughter 1972

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Character: Maury Dann

Payday 1973

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Character: Walter Fox

One-Trick Pony 1980

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Character: Large-Headed Alien at Funeral

Men in Black 3 2012

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Character: Trevor O'Hart

American Cowslip 2009

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Character: Capt. Jeremiah Burgess

The Golden Boys 2008

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Character: Lou Lo Duca

Bee Movie 2007

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Character: Larraby

Zoom 2006

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Character: Commandant Sherman

Yours, Mine & Ours 2005

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Character: Dr. Chebrin

The Sisters 2005

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Character: Patches O'Houlihan

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 2004

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Character: Bert Langdon

Welcome to Mooseport 2004

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Character: Edmund Collins

Eulogy 2004

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Character: Himself

Extreme Dodgeball 2004

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Character: Jim Brody

Freddy Got Fingered 2001

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Character: Quentin 'Q' Morewood

Wonder Boys 2000

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Character: Harvey H. Potter

Balloon Farm 1999

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Character: Father Robert Grant

Passing Glory 1999

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Character: Randall Tyson

Senseless 1998

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Character: Benny Gibbs

Trial and Error 1997

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Character: Admiral Winslow

Down Periscope 1996

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Character: General Dick Panzer

Canadian Bacon 1995

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Character: Russel Vanik

Letter to My Killer 1995

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actress / Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 1995

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Character: Dr. Leonard Bailey

Heart of a Child 1994

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The 16th Annual CableACE Awards 1994

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Character: Deputy Butch Prescott

Beyond the Law 1993

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Character: Admiral Paul Yost - Presidential Delegation

Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster 1992

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Character: Happy Sam

T Bone N Weasel 1992

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Character: Bob Diamond

Defending Your Life 1991

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Character: Karl Resnick

Dolly Dearest 1991

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Character: Captain Jack Parsons

Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind 1991

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Character: Brian Stansbury

My Son Johnny 1991

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Character: Dub Farley

Death Falls 1991

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Character: Colonel Fargo

By Dawn's Early Light 1990

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Character: Capt. Jack Parsons

Pair of Aces 1990

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Character: Gideon Hogarth

Kojak: None So Blind 1990

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Character: Vic Luca

Hit List 1989

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Character: Sheriff Hank Pearson

Extreme Prejudice 1987

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Character: Buford Pope

Nadine 1987

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Character: Joe Datilla

Laguna Heat 1987

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Character: Buzz Beckerman

Beer 1985

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Character: Primo Pitt

City Heat 1984

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Character: Quinette

Turn the River 2007

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Character: Trucker 'God'

The Mouse 1996

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Character: Detective Manny Garett

A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle 2000

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Character: Marsh Turner

Cross Creek 1983

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Character: Clyde Stewart

Heartland 1979

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Character: Ansel Boake

Naked City 1958

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Character: Dino McLeish

Songwriter 1984

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Character: Leon Lamarr

Columbo 1971

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Character: Joel Coles

The Dick Powell Theatre 1961

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Character: Paul Vrolic

Ben Casey 1961

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Character: Harry Strauss

The Untouchables 1959

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Character: Eddie Sanderson

The Eleventh Hour 1962

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Character: Lewis Slaton

The Atlanta Child Murders 1985

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Character: Lt. George Miller

Time Limit 1957

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Character: Dr. Nicholas Keefe

Dr. Kildare 1961

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Character: Donald Burrows

Channing 1963

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Character: Nathan Bryce

The Man Who Fell to Earth 1976

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Character: Senator Kittner

The Seduction of Joe Tynan 1979

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Character: Duncan Corey

Thriller 1960

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Character: Alvah Clayhorne

Route 66 1960

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Character: Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1994

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Character: Col. Herb Royce

12 O'Clock High 1964

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 58th Annual Academy Awards 1986

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Character: Solomon Chandler

April Morning 1988

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Character: Roy Kendall

Breaking Point 1963

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Featured Actress in a Musical

The 51st Annual Tony Awards 1997

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Character: Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1997

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Character: M

#InsideRoy 0

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Character: Himself

Meltdowns 0

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Character: Don Geiss

The C Word 0

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Character: Don Geiss

Corporate Crush 0

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Character: Don Geiss

Jack Gets in the Game 0

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Character: Don Geiss

Succession 0

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Character: Don Geiss

Sandwich Day 0

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Character: Don Geiss

Reunion 0

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Character: Don Geiss

Larry King 0

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Character: Senator Harlan M. Turner

Pilot 0

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Character: Senator Harlan M. Turner

The Other Side of Caution 0

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Character: Senator Harlan M. Turner

Blood 0

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Character: Senator Harlan M. Turner

The Fifth 0

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Character: Jules Copeland

Bedfellows 0

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