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Rip Taylor
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Taylor in 2010
Born
Charles Elmer Taylor Jr.

(1935-01-13)January 13, 1935
Died October 6, 2019(2019-10-06) (aged 84)
Other names Charles E. Taylor
Occupation Actor, comedian
Years active 1961–2019
Spouse(s) Rusty Rowe (div.)
Partner(s) Robert Fortney (????–2019)
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Taylor with actress Doris Roberts in 2010

Charles Elmer "Rip" Taylor, Jr. (January 13, 1934 – October 6, 2019) was an American movie, television, stage, voice, radio actor, activist, entertainer, and comedian who was known for his roles in Indecent Proposal, Tom and Jerry: The Movie, DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp, Thing Are Tough All Over Again, Jackass, and in Alex & Emma. He also hosted a beauty pageant show The $1.98 Beauty Show from 1978 to 1980.

Taylor was born on January 13, 1934 in Washington, D.C.. He was inspired by Groucho Marx, Charlie Chaplin, Redd Foxx, and Mickey Rooney. He inspired Dana Snyder. Taylor died at his home in Beverly Hills, California on October 6, 2019 at the age of 84.


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