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RIP Rip Torn (1931-2019)

Old 07-09-19, 09:51 PM
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RIP Rip Torn (1931-2019)

Breaking news. Damn, I loved him, he had some fun roles.
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Old 07-09-19, 09:55 PM
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Old 07-09-19, 09:56 PM
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I'll always think Freddy Got Fingered is funny. #releasethegreencut
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So sad that he's gone. Loved him in Men in Black and Defending Your Life.
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Old 07-09-19, 10:14 PM
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Seemed to have been known for comical parts in his later years, but he was the go-to Guy when adult art films were in their infancy. i,e Coming Apart,&Tropic Of Cancer.

For me, the overlooked Payday (1973) is his shining moment. Southern-fried 70’s nihilism at it’s finest!

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Old 07-09-19, 10:39 PM
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When Larry Sanders was in the air, whoever wrote the TV Guide synopsis of one episode had a bit of a laugh, I don't remember the exact wording, but it was basically, "Artie gets ripped after he's all torn up about Larry ignoring him."
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Old 07-09-19, 10:43 PM
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That's too bad. Loved him as Artie, and just watched him in Summer Rental a couple of nights ago.

May he RIP.
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The first thing I remember seeing him in was Beastmaster. Loved seeing him in anything. RIP
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God, he was awful in Men Black 2, with that stupid jump kick, but he was a booze hound like no other. He got so wasted once that he broke into a bank and passed out in it.

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Old 07-09-19, 11:23 PM
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RIP

The first thing I remember seeing him in was Beastmaster.
Same here.I kind of like the cheesy movie when I was younger,just watched it again last year.
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Old 07-10-19, 01:05 AM
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Whenever I think of Rip Torn I think of Defending Your Life. He's a big part of why I love that movie.

And, let's face it, no actor ever had a better name than Rip Torn.
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Old 07-10-19, 01:11 AM
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He was So amazing in Larry Sanders. So many 21st century TV comedy performances owe a debt to his deadpan work on that show. Half the cast of Veep is channeling him.
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Old 07-10-19, 06:09 AM
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The first thing I remember seeing him in was Beastmaster. Loved seeing him in anything. RIP
Same, he had great presence and was fun to watch.
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Old 07-10-19, 06:45 AM
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I didn't realize that he was still alive. I didn't really follow his work that closely and I think I just assumed he was dead because they killed him offscreen in MIB3, lol.
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Old 07-10-19, 07:15 AM
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What a bummer! Wonder how many days he's looking at...
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Old 07-10-19, 08:24 AM
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I always get him confused with Rip Taylor who played the geenie on Sigmung the Sea Monster.
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Old 07-10-19, 09:41 AM
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What a bummer! Wonder how many days he's looking at...
He didn't have a small brain
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RIP Rip
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Big Bearrrrr!!!
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Here it is. 30 seconds of comedy genius.
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I was just watching MiB2 yesterday. He had great comedic chops, especially in The Larry Sanders Show.
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Here it is. 30 seconds of comedy genius.
https://youtu.be/IJawKJkK8d4

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Old 07-11-19, 11:43 AM
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The first thing I remember seeing him in was Beastmaster. Loved seeing him in anything. RIP
Same here. He owned that role and the movie was a childhood favorite of mine.

I'll have to check out Payday from 1973 mentioned earlier in the thread. Never heard of it but sounds right up my alley.
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