Rest in Peace: Rip Torn Has Passed Away At 88

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Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning actor Rip Torn has sadly passed away at the age of 88.

The actor reportedly passed away peacefully in his CT home in the company of his wife, actress Amy Wright, and two daughters.

Following his success on the show, Torn was cast in several movies including 1997's 'Men in Black, ' starring opposite Will Smith who posted a tribute to the fallen star Tuesday.

Other film credits include Cross Creek, Men in Black and DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story.

He was born Elmore Rual Torn, Jr. on February 6, 1931, in Temple, Texas. It followed a fictional late-night talk show, with Garry Shandling playing the titular Larry Sanders, alongside Jeffrey Tambor as his sidekick. His first marriage was to Ann Wedgeworth from 1955 to 1961, his second was to Geraldine Page from 1963 until her death in 1987, and his third was to Amy Wright, whom he married in 1989. Torn was nominated six times for his work on The Larry Sanders Show and won once, in 1996.

Rip Torn has died at the age of 88, it has been confirmed today.

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Rip Torn was definitely one of those underappreciated actors that was in more movies than you originally thought.

Actor Rip Torn arrives to attend a Creative Coalition Awards Gala held to honor individuals for their commitment to champion social welfare issues in New York December 18, 2006.

Rip Torn had a reputation as a trouble maker on set having previously confessed to getting angry easily.

"R.I.P Rip Torn. He was so great in Defending Your Life". Also during college, Torn joined the Alpha Nu chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity and became a member of the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets. You will be missed. They'd three younger people, a daughter, Angelica, and twins Jon and Tony, and seemed in productions collectively unless her loss of life in 1987.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, file photo, USA actor Rip Torn poses during a photo call for the competition movie "Happy Tears", at the Berlinale in Berlin.