Rip Torn

United States

Rip Torn Bio

Who is Rip Torn

Rip Torn is an American actor, comedian and voice artist. He is mainly known for his performance in Cross Creek. He also won nomination for his role in the movie. He also starred in The Man Who Fell to Earth.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Temple, Texas to Elmore Rual Torn, Sr. and Thelma Mary Torn. He was the member of Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets. He attended the University of Texas and graduated from there.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is Elmore Rual Torn, Jr. His net worth is estimated to be $18 million. He have grey hair color. He follows Christian religion. He belongs to white ethnic background. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Personal Life

In 1956 he got married to Ann Wedgeworth until 1961. The couple have a daughter named Danae Torn. He then got married to Geraldine Page. The couple have three children together. He is currently married to Amy Wright. They have two children.


In 1996 he won Primetime Emmy Award for The Larry Sanders Show. In the following year he was awarded with Obie Award for his performance in The Deer Park. He also won Obie Award for Direction of The Beard.


He was arrested for breaking into a bank while wasted and carrying a loaded gun.