Rip Torn

1931 - 2019

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Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr. (February 6, 1931 – July 9, 2019) was an American actor whose career spanned more than 60 years. Torn was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his part as Marsh Turner in Cross Creek (1983). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rip Torn has received more than 5,992,727 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Rip Torn is the 1,208th most popular actor (down from 599th in 2019), the 2,226th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,212th in 2019) and the 598th most popular American Actor.

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  • 66.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

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  • 2.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Rip Torn ranks 1,208 out of 10,030Before him are David Bradley, Matt Dillon, Anthony Daniels, Jason Bateman, Alan Bates, and Shannen Doherty. After him are Woody Strode, Walter Gotell, John Heard, Kirsten Dunst, George Reeves, and Myrna Loy.

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Among people born in 1931, Rip Torn ranks 109Before him are John Charles, Stig Anderson, Claire Bloom, Nikolai Chernykh, Robert Morris, and Daniel Ellsberg. After him are Ermanno Olmi, Alfred Schmidt, Toshiki Kaifu, Josep Lluís Núñez, Leslie Caron, and Olympia Dukakis. Among people deceased in 2019, Rip Torn ranks 102Before him are Frank Lucas, Hirokazu Kanazawa, Gershon Kingsley, Dušan Makavejev, Princess Christina of the Netherlands, and Robert Frank. After him are Peter Mayhew, Harold Bloom, Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Dawda Jawara, Monkey Punch, and Kevin Roche.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rip Torn ranks 2,226 out of 15,968Before him are Mariah Carey (1969), Jason Bateman (1969), Tony Levin (1946), Shannen Doherty (1971), Paul Cohen (1934), and Gia Carangi (1960). After him are Woody Strode (1914), Morton Feldman (1926), John Heard (1946), Kirsten Dunst (1982), Chubby Checker (1941), and George Gallup (1901).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Rip Torn ranks 598Before him are Yaphet Kotto (1939), Jon Favreau (1966), John Cusack (1966), Matt Dillon (1964), Jason Bateman (1969), and Shannen Doherty (1971). After him are Woody Strode (1914), John Heard (1946), Kirsten Dunst (1982), George Reeves (1914), Myrna Loy (1905), and Casey Affleck (1975).

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