Rip Torn was undoubtedly a prolific actor. He was most famous for Men in Black and HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show. But the actor is no more.
Rip Torn died at his home on Tuesday in Lakeville, Connecticut
He was 88.
Will Smith payed tribute to his fellow actor.
Larger than life
His career had a span of more than six decades of versatile talent. While he debuted in 1956 through a role in ‘Baby doll,’ he made his debut in Broadway in 1959. Rip Torn appeared in 10 Broadway plays and even went on to direct one.
Moreover, his diverse career included 80 feature films in total! Not only this, but he also appeared in dozens of TV shows. The actor was famous for playing shady roles and villains whose effect was enhanced with his sinister smile.
Rip Torn even served in the army after he studied acting at the University of Texas.