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Elmore Rual " Rip " Torn Jr. His work includes the role of Artie the producer on The Larry Sanders Showfor which he was nominated for six Emmy Awardswinning in After graduation, he served in the military police in the United States Army. After moving to Hollywood, Torn made his film debut in the film Baby Doll. Torn then studied at the Actors Studio in New York under Lee Strasbergbecoming a prolific stage actor, appearing in the original cast of Tennessee Williams ' play Sweet Bird of Youthand reprising the role in the film and television adaptations.
Torn later helped his younger cousin Sissy Spacek enroll in the Actors Studio. Following these roles, he had turns as a character actor in numerous subsequent films. Jack Nicholson played Hanson, instead, in a career-launching performance. InTorn won rave reviews for his portrayal of a country and western singer in the cult film Payday.
InTorn played a role as a holy man in the sword-and-sorcery movie The Beastmaster. He also co-starred in Jinxed! He co-starred with John Candy as a man who helps a tourist win a sailboat race in the comedy Summer Rental. Inhe ventured into directing with The Telephone. The screenplay was written by Terry Southern and Harry Nilssonand the film was produced by their company, Hawkeye. The story, which concerned an unhinged, Happy Together - Garry Hyde Tradition - Alive actor, had been written with Robin Williams in mind.
After he turned it down, Whoopi Goldberg expressed a strong interest, but when production began, Torn reportedly had to contend with Goldberg constantly digressing and improvising, and he had to plead Higher And Higher - Various - The Great British Beat - Volume Three her to perform takes that stuck to the script.
Goldberg was backed by the studio, which also allowed her to replace Torn's chosen DP, veteran cinematographer John A. Alonzowith her then-husband. As a result of the power struggle, Torn, Southern, and Nilsson cut their own version of the film, using the takes that adhered to the script and this was screened at the Sundance Film Festivalbut the studio put together a rival version using other takes and it was poorly reviewed when it premiered in January He was a jeweler who murdered his own nephew to steal a winning lottery ticket in an episode of Columbo that year on TV, "Death Hits the Jackpot".
InTorn appeared in the Disney film Herculesin which he voiced the god Zeus. Torn appeared in 10 Broadway plays and directed one. He returned next in in the play Daughter of Silence as Carlo, following that with a role in the production of Strange Interlude.
Torn's off-Broadway debut as director was for the Evergreen Theater with Happy Together - Garry Hyde Tradition - Alive play The Beard ; he won the Obie for Distinguished Direction for that work. Torn and Page also co-produced that production, and had previously presented the two plays along with Miss Nik Kershaw - Radio Musicola at the off-off-Broadway Hudson Guild Theatre the year before.
Torn was the only actor in the series who won an Emmy Award for his work. He was also known for his voice work and did voice-overs for many animated films. In andhe made five guest appearances on 30 Rock as the fictional chief executive officer of General ElectricDon Geiss. Torn's character was reportedly killed off as a direct result of his arrest,  though Tina Fey denied this in a DVD commentary. Torn was married three times, and had six children and four grandchildren. His first marriage to actress Ann Wedgeworth lasted from to They had a daughter, Danae Torn.
InTorn married Geraldine Page, and they remained married until her death in They had a daughter, actress Angelica Pageand twin sons: actor Tony Torn, and Jon Torn an associate professor  of electronic media and film at Northern Arizona University .
Torn apparently delighted in the fact that the doorbell of their New York townhouse read Torn Page. Torn married actress Amy Wright in They had two children, Katie and Claire Torn. On January 29,Torn was arrested after breaking into a Litchfield Bancorp branch office in Lakeville, Connecticutwhere he maintained a residence. He was charged with carrying a firearm without a permit, carrying Automation - Various - Untitled firearm while intoxicated, first-degree burglary, second-degree criminal trespassing, Happy Together - Garry Hyde Tradition - Alive third-degree criminal mischief.
The Connecticut State Police said Torn broke into the bank thinking it was his home. As a condition of his release, Torn had to be evaluated for substance abuse. On August 11,Torn was denied special probation, which would have allowed his name to be cleared of charges. The judge in the case cited Torn's history of alcohol abuse and the possession of a loaded weapon while intoxicated, which carries a minimum one-year sentence.
Appearing as an interview subject in Studs Terkel 's oral-history book WorkingTorn confessed, "I have certain flaws in my make-up. Something called irascibility. I get angry easily. I get saddened by things easily. While filming MaidstoneTorn struck director and star Norman Mailer in the head with a hammer. The fight continued until it was broken up by cast and crew members. Although the scene may have been planned by Torn, the blood shed by both actors was real,  and Torn was reportedly outraged by Mailer's direction.
According to Hopper, Torn was originally cast in the film, but was replaced with Jack Nicholson after the incident.
Torn claimed in his lawsuit that Happy Together - Garry Hyde Tradition - Alive pulled the knife on him. Hopper appealed. Torn died on July 9,at his home in Lakeville, Connecticutat the age of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Rip Taylor. American actor.
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