Men in black and dodgeball actor died aged 88, surrounded by all his loved ones at his family home located in Lakeville, Connecticut.
Hollywood legend and Oscar-nominated actor Rip Torn, most known for his roles in men in black and dodgeball, sadly passed away on Tuesday afternoon with his wife Amy Wright and his daughters by his side. No cause of death has been given yet.
“If you can dodge a wrench you can dodge a ball, Remember the 5 D’s of dodgeball: Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dodge.”
Texas born Rip who’s quirky name helped solidify his name in the minds of audiences helping his career spanning 7 decades.
Torn’s Men in Black co-star Will Smith posted a photo of the duo on Twitter, captioning “R.I.P Rip”.
Defending your Life director and producer Albert Brooks, took to Twitter saying the late actor will be missed.
R.I.P Rip Torn. He was so great in Defending Your Life. I'll miss you Rip, you were a true original.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) July 10, 2019
Hollywood is definitely going to miss the great Rip Torn and he will be forever remembered as one of the worlds greats.