Rip Torn


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  • Birth Name: Elmore Rual Torn Jr.
  • Birth Place: Temple, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/06/1931, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Rip Torn Pleads Not Guilty to Bank Break-In Charges

Rip Torn pleaded not guilty to burglary and gun charges related to his Jan. 29 arrest inside a bank after business hours, according to The Associated Press.

State police say Torn broke into the Litchfield Bancorp branch with a loaded gun because he was so intoxicated that he believed the bank was his Salisbury, Conn. home. The Emmy-winning actor, 79, was charged with burglary, criminal trespass, criminal mischief, carrying a gun without a permit, more

Rip Torn Heading to Rehab After Arrest

After spending the weekend in a holding cell, Rip Torn was released Monday and is heading to a rehabilitation center, The Associated Press reports.

Torn, 78, was arrested Friday after police found him inside a bank in Salisbury, Conn., drunk with a loaded revolver. Charges against him more

Rip Torn Charged with Bank Break-In

Rip Torn has been charged with breaking into a Connecticut bank and carrying a loaded firearm while intoxicated, The Associated Press reports.

Police say the Emmy-winning actor, 78, was arrested Friday after police more


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Rip Torn Gets Probation in DUI Case

Emmy winner and 30 Rock guest star Rip Torn has been sentenced to probation in a drunken-driving case stemming from his December 2008 arrest.

A Connecticut judge approved the actor's admission into an alcohol-education program on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Torn, 78, must also retake his driver's test because ...
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30 Rock's Rip Torn Pleads Not Guilty to Drunken Driving

Recurring 30 Rock guest star Rip Torn pleaded not guilty on Monday to drunken driving charges, stemming from a Dec. 14 arrest.

Torn appeared in a Bantam, Conn. superior court and pleaded not guilty to illegal operation of a motor vehicle under the influence and failure to drive in the proper lane, according to The Associated Press.

State police say a trooper pulled Torn over after he noticed the actor driving in the breakdown lane of Route 44 in Salisbury, Conn. ... read more

February 15, 2007: "When You Said Hello, You Had Me"

Ah shades of the Tracy Jordan Meat Machine episode Its funny I bet if years ago you asked either Alec Baldwin or Tracy Morgan neither would have predicted theyd be a killer 1-2 punch on a hot sitcom And yet here they are on 30 RockI enjoyed all the story line pairings in this episode actually Jack and Tracy Say no more OK I will Seeing Jack fervently try to suck up to guest star Rip Torn only to have Tracy waylay his plan by referring to the only other black guy at the la-de-da golf course function as Carlton prompting Jack to offer a detailed refresher on Fresh Prince was a blast Loved Tracys argyle by the way And then later when Tracy broke hearts with the sad tale of how he realized his daughter had diabetes Well you may have guessed it was a sham to save Jacks bacon but that didnt make Tracys eventual admission to his boss any less funny Now I want to see the casting sessionLiz story with Lutz and the writing staff at large ma read more

October 17, 2006: Bedfellows

Somebody at NBC must have issued an order to punch up Criminal Intent’s openings, because two weeks in a row, they’ve come out swinging. Last week’s cops-and-fireman brawl was definitely a "what the?" moment, and this week’s was equally shocking – and twice as disturbing. For me, that wide-eyed little kid with spaghetti sauce (?) smeared all over his mouth evoked not one but two Sixth Sense characters – precocious-yet-creepy Haley Joel Osment (who these days doesn’t even see mailboxes) and the couldn’t-keep-a-meal-down Mischa Barton (who these days...on second thought, never mind). Suffice it to say, the kid was disturbing enough, but when he led the cops into his parents’ bedroom and they pulled back the sheet to reveal his mother curled up with the corpse of his way-dead father – well, that’s just feel-good TV right there.From there out, they kept my interest by turning nearly every member of this twisted clan into a suspect (... read more

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