Sad news in the world of cinema: the actor Rip Torn has left us. He was 88 years old. 

The one who actually called himself  Elmore Rual Torn Jr. made his last breath on Tuesday, July 9th. He died in his home in Lakeville, Connecticut. 

Rip Torn  has marked many generations, both in film and television.

Among other things, he played the boss Zed in the Men in Black films alongside Will Smith. During his long career, the American actor was nominated once for the Oscars, for his role in Cross Creek (1984), and 6 times in the Emmy Awards with his character Artie in the series The Larry Sanders Show . He left with the statuette in 1996. 

He is survived by his 6 children and his wife.