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Rip Torn

Rip Torn
at the 47th Emmy Awards (1994)
Personal information
Birth nameElmore Rual Torn, Jr.
Birth dateFebruary 6, 1931(age 85)
Place of birthTemple, Texas, U.S.
Years active1956 present
SpouseAnn Wedgeworth
(1955 61; divorced, 1 child)
Geraldine Page
(1963 87; her death, 3 children)
Amy Wright
(1989 present, 2 children)

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Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn, Jr. (born February 6, 1931), is an American actor of stage, screen and television.

Torn received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1983 film Cross Creek. His work includes the role of Artie, the producer, on The Larry Sanders Show, for which he was nominated for six Emmy Awards, winning in 1996. Torn also won an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male in a Series, and two CableACE Awards for his work on the show, and was nominated for a Satellite Award in 1997 as well.

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