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  • There's also gambling and drug addiction, inappropriate pat-downs, lucky crack pipes and relations with his impaired dad and stepmother, that recalled a Flannery O'Connor story or Rip Torn visiting his pill addicted mother in the brilliantly brave Payday.

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  • The film caught on despite tension between Mr. Hopper and Mr. Fonda and between Mr. Hopper and the original choice for Mr. Nicholson's part, Rip Torn, who quit after a bitter argument with the director.

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  • The film caught on despite tension between Hopper and Fonda and between Hopper and the original choice for Nicholson's part, Rip Torn, who quit after a bitter argument with the director.

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  • In that film, Green tied some breakfast links to his fingers, bashed a piano and chanted, "Daddy, would you like some sausage," at Rip Torn.


  • A ubiquitous but under-appreciated presence on screen for nearly five decades, Rip Torn is one of American cinema's great talents, an actor whose versatility, command, and sheer magnetism are unsurpassed.

    Rip Torn

  • It's not clear what kind of Web site it is ( "What do you actually do?" says Rip Torn, "Why the hell would somebody give you a million dollars?"), but the names are pretty absurdly similar.

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  • The whole thing revolved around the unholy trinity of Mr. Shandling's Larry, Mr. Tambor's Hank and their producer, Artie, played by Rip Torn.

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  • The scene was set on the ninth floor of the hotel, where actor Rip Torn, who was wearing a red scarf around his neck, and Paula Matter, wrapped in a bedsheet, were perched dangerously on the windowsill waking up to the sound of the Airplane.

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  • Emmett was taking her to dinner with Rip Torn and his wife, Geraldine Page.

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  • FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2009 file photo, actor Rip Torn speaks during a news conference for the movie "Happy Tears" at the Berlinale in Berlin, Germany.

    Fore, right!


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