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Rip Torn

6 February 1931 to 9 July 2019

An American actor best known on the small screen for his role as the foul-mouthed producer Artie Black on The Larry Sanders Show (1992-1998), Torn’s big screen credits included Maidstone (1970), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976), and Men in Black (1997). He received an Oscar nomination for his supporting role in Cross Creek (1983).

Read Rip Torn's Guardian obituary here.