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The respected Emmy winner and Oscar and Tony nominee always aimed for authenticity but had a reputation as a trouble-maker.
Rip Torn, the tenacious, temperamental Texan whose much-admired career was highlighted by his brilliant turn as Artie the producer on HBO's The Larry Sanders Show, died Tuesday. He was 88.
Torn, who was nominated for an Oscar for portraying the hard-drinking father Marsh opposite Mary Steenburgen in the 1984 Martin Ritt drama Cross Creek, died peacefully at his home in Lakeville, Connecticut, his publicist announced.
ScienceChic wrote: Quite entertaining! We went in not expecting much based on the reviews, but it was fun, made us laugh, and we enjoyed it. It did drag in parts, and was predictable, but not nearly as bad as the critics made it out to be.
Emma Thompson is da bomb.