Rip Torn
1931 - 2019
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Rip Torn was an Emmy-winning actor best known for his roles as Artie on television’s “The Larry Sanders Show” and as Chief Zed in the first two “Men in Black” movies.

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Published in The Gazette on Jul. 10, 2019.
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July 13, 2020
Michael Ray kindle
April 19, 2020
RIP
Jinxed Harold Benson he
played Beth Midler Husband that she
killed hi to get money.I Love the movie!!
Jennifer Baribault
September 25, 2019
r.i.p rip torn. you will be missed
September 5, 2019
Remember him from roles in THE STEEL COWBOY and THE MASTERPIECE from TV's THE UNTOUCHABLES. Rest in piece
August 26, 2019
God bless you, "Artie". You will be missed. Rest in peace.
Robert Zaragoza
Friend
August 19, 2019
My sincerest condolences are with Rip's family as you mourn his passing & continue to place your faith and trust in God's promise of the resurrection of our loved ones.
August 11, 2019
I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for their loss of a talented man, who will be remembered for his contribution to the film industry. I enjoyed watching him in various roles through the years. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of sorrow.
July 29, 2019
So sorry for your loss. I loved Rip Torn and wont forget his portrayals in MIB. God will comfort and sustain you during this difficult time because he cares for you. (1 Peter 5:6,7)
July 24, 2019
This was sad to hear of Rip Torns death. I really liked him in everything I saw him in. He was very talented. My deep condolences to his family.
July 19, 2019
I enjoyed watching Mr. Turner in movies. Death is such a sad occurrence. One day death will no longer be part of our lives. Condolences to his family, friends and fans.
July 15, 2019
Sincerest Condolences to the family , he was a great actor so funny , his best work has been preserved on screen forever. God Bless
Michael Crismani
Acquaintance
July 15, 2019
First off I send my sympathies to the family of mr. Torn. Thank you for all your wonderful work in the entertainment business.
Laurie Kroening
July 15, 2019
A very good actor extended condolences and sympathy family, friends, associates and fans
Artis Ac Hudson Sr
July 15, 2019
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your Loved One,comfort you and your family today and always.
Philadelphia
July 15, 2019
Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period.
July 15, 2019
My deepest condolences to the family, he was such an amazing actor, he will truly be missed.
Robin
July 15, 2019
Courtney
July 14, 2019
My condolences to the Rip Torn family.
July 14, 2019
Very Funny man. He really made me laugh.
Mike Morrissey
July 14, 2019
Condolences to the family. He was related to me thru the Guthrie side of my family. RIP
July 13, 2019
Thanks for giving viewers so many wonderful years of ones talent. I shed tears but great memories will remain with me. U will be missed RIP..BLESSINGS
Valenda Newell
July 12, 2019
Sad to see this one join the drama club in Heaven... Sending prayers to family and friends.
July 12, 2019
My sincerest sympathy and condolences to Mr. Torns family and loved ones. My late husband was a big fan of his. His role as Artie in The Larry Sanders Show was particularly enjoyable. Rest In Peace, Mr. Torn.
Maria N
July 12, 2019
My deepest condolence to family friend and fens.
July 12, 2019
Please accept my Deepest Sympathies
Scott Chamberland
July 12, 2019
Sharing in your sadness. Sending prayers and words of comfort. Please accept my sincere condolences.
Ms. Sowell
July 12, 2019
Happy memories linger of hearing you talk at the Kennedy Center before a screening of "Pay Day." Thank you, Mr. Torn, for sharing your talent with us.
Film Fan
July 11, 2019
May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss.
Mitchell Williams
July 11, 2019
Good Roles for a fine character actor
July 11, 2019
My deepest sympathy to your family at such a difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find some comfort and peace from the God of all comfort.
July 11, 2019
I enjoyed Mr. Rip Torn as an
seasoned actor in many of his
movies and. T.V shows
I was sadden to hear of his loss.
My condolences to the family
and friends.
May the words Jesus spoke at
John 6:44 bring you comfort
at this difficult time.
DH and Family
July 11, 2019
I have enjoyed Rip Torn's talents for quite some time, and he was an awesome actor! His family, friends, and fans are in my prayers. Rest in Peace Mr. Torn!
Debbie Richerson
July 11, 2019
Thoughts, prayers & condolences to the family, friends and associates of Rip Torn. I enjoyed his work on film (Defending Your Life) and on t.v. He was an excellent actor and will be missed. Although he is gone, his body of work will be his everlasting legacy. May he rest in peace and may the perpetual light shine upon him.
NANCY WOODWELL-FREEDMAN
July 11, 2019
Enjoyed every role through the decades
he gave us. Truly a Actor of many talents.
Barnabas T. Riley
July 11, 2019
All my condolences for the loss of Torn. He rests in peace, my tears accompany yours in your painful sorrow.
Severine Bondoerffer
July 11, 2019
Ann Stokman
July 10, 2019
Dear Torn Family Rory and I would luv to exrend our condolences's on the loss of Rip Torn.by the way mind ya Rip Torn was funny panelist on the Match Game especially.and he'll surely be missed very much.luv,faith/rory
faith/rory tobin/dockett
July 10, 2019


Condolences to family and friends.
July 10, 2019
Rip Torn was a treasure.
Deepest condolences to his wife & children.
Rose
July 10, 2019
Godspeed Rip. You had quite a life and thank you for sharing a part of it with us.

Rest Rip, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation."
Harry Simpson
July 10, 2019
He was one funny guy I loved him as agent Zed in men in black 1&2 he was so funny great actor and comedian he'll be greatly missed by us all RIP RIP torn you deserve it sincerely James p Frazier big men in black fan!!! #MIB
James Frazier
Friend
July 10, 2019
What a great name that will now echo for generations. His verbal grit, cadence and delivery provided some of the funniest punchlines and ribbings I've ever seen in the movies. I hope to have a sit down with Rip and Mr. R. Lee Ermy one day in the afterlife. My respects to the family of this memorable man.
Jake Kenick
July 10, 2019
Peace.
Glen James Hausfeld
July 10, 2019
RIP Mr Torn, one of our great actors bar none. God will take you to the world of actors.
John Garza
July 10, 2019
Condolences to family. Mr Torn was a great actor and will be missed. May he rest in peace.
July 10, 2019
TO THE FAMILY OF RIP TORN;

MY FAMILY AND I WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND OUR CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF MR. RIP TORN. HE WAS AN EXCELLENT ACTOR WHO HAD THE ABILITY TO ENTERTAIN AN AUDIENCE WITH HUMOR, STYLE AND GRACE. NO DOUBT HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY.

MAY YOU ALWAYS KEEP TREASURED MEMORIES OF RIP IN YOUR HEART AND MAY YOU ALSO FIND COMFORT KNOWING THAT THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED ON IN DEATH GOD KEEPS IN HIS MEMORY BECAUSE THEY ARE ALL PRECIOUS IN HIS EYES.


EDO, ILLINOIS

July 10, 2019
An amazing person, thoughts and prayers to the the family for your loss.
July 10, 2019
Fans will miss Agent Jed he will be forever be remembered through cinema
Ginger Gunter
July 10, 2019
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