Rip Torn
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"Elmore Rual" ""Rip"" "Torn, Jr." is an United States/American actor, voice artist, and comedian.

Torn received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role in Cross Creek (film)/Cross Creek. His work includes the role of List of characters on The Larry Sanders Show#Artie/Artie, the producer, on The Larry Sanders Show, for which he was nominated for six Emmy Awards, winning in 1996. Torn also won an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male in a Series, and two CableACE Awards for his work on the show, and was nominated for a Satellite Award in 1997 as well.

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Garry Shandling always said to me,'Don't get mad, get funny.' It changed my life.

I used to be friends with Miles Davis. He didn't like many folks. I lived across the street from him.

You can never turn your back on the ocean.

Forty Shades of Blue.

When I grew up, people said, 'You'll never be the man your dad was.' And I said, 'Gee, I hope not.'

Everybody says, 'You impress me as a guy who never wanted to be a movie star.' I say, 'Everybody in the world wants to be a movie star.'

Never think you're better than anyone else, but don't let anyone treat you like you're worse than they are.

I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood.

Be your own politics, grow your own garden, and maybe you can help out more.