Actor Rip Torn Attends Burglary And Gun Charges Hearing

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Rip Torn may be facing some pretty serious charges, but the veteran actor seemed in good spirits while showing up for court on charges of breaking and entering into a bank with a gun last January.According to Torn, the whole thing was a result of a (very) drunken misunderstanding. Torn, who also has a DUI on his record, says he was so drunk he believed the bank to be his house, breaking in during a serious bender. He says he remembers nothing of the evening.He's now attempting to avoid jail...Read Full Story

Rip Torn Heads to Rehab

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Torn at his arraignment. Actor Rip Torn, who is perhaps best known to comtemporary audiences for his roles in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and 30 Rock, is headed for rehab.On Friday, Torn was arrested after he was found intoxicated at a Salisbury, Connecticut bank. According to Torn's lawyer, the actor believed he was at his own home at the time of his arrest. Torn reportedly blew a .203 BAC on his breathalyzer test, and screamed that the police were removing him from his own home (to be...Read Full Story

Rip Torn Jumps Back on DUI Train

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Getty Images. ABOUT RIP TORN Born:Elmore Rual Torn, Jr., February 6, 1931, in Temple, Texas Famous Roles: Agent Zed in Men in BlackArtie on The Larry Sanders ShowPatches O'Houlihan in Dodgeball: A True Underdog StoryDon Geiss on 30 RockInteresting Fact:Torn once struck playwright, director, and actor Norman Mailer three times in the head with a hammer. 30 Rock actor Rip Torn pled not guilty to charges of illegal operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence and failure to drive...Read Full Story