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American Rip TORN

born Elmore Rudolph TORN

American actor, voice artist, and comedian

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on February 06, 1931 in Temple, Texas, United States
Died: on July 09, 2019 in Lakeville, Connecticut, United States


Torn was born in Temple, Texas, on February 6, 1931, the son of Elmore Rual "Tiger" Torn Sr. and Thelma Mary Torn (née Spacek). The senior Elmore (1906–1971) was an agriculturalist and economist who worked to promote the consumption of black-eyed peas, particularly as a custom on New Year's Day. Thelma was an aunt of actress Sissy Spacek. The family is of German, Austrian, and Czech/Moravian ancestry. The nickname "Rip" is a family tradition among men in the Torn family. Torn graduated from Taylor High School in Taylor, Texas, in 1948.

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- Category Actor