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Rip Taylor

Rip Taylor

  • Born on
    • January 13th, 1931
  • Died on
    • October 6th, 2019
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Charles Elmer "Rip" Taylor Jr. (January 13, 1931 – October 6, 2019) was an American actor and comedian, known for his exuberance and flamboyant personality, including his wild moustache, toupee, and his habit of showering himself (and others) with confetti. Throughout the 1970s, Taylor was a frequent celebrity guest panelist on TV game shows such as Hollywood Squares, To Tell the Truth, and The Gong Show, and substituted for Charles Nelson Reilly on The Match Game. He became a regular on Sid and Marty Krofft's Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, playing Sheldon, a sea-genie who lived in a conch shell. In addition, Taylor was also a regular on The Brady Bunch Hour, playing a role of neighbor/performer Jack Merrill. He also hosted a short-lived send-up of beauty pageants titled The $1.98 Beauty Show, created by Gong Show producer/host Chuck Barris, in 1978.

Filmography

Acting (17 Credits)

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2006The Emperor's New School as The Royal Record Keeper (voice)
2003Alex & Emma as Polina's Farther
2003Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico as Mr. Smiley / Ghost of Señor Otero (voice)
2002Whatever Happened to... Robot Jones?
1995Virtual Combat as Pitchman
1995Private Obsession as Mr. 'T'
1994The Silence of the Hams as Mr. Laurel
1993Indecent Proposal as Mr. Langford
1992The Addams Family (1992)
1992Tom and Jerry: The Movie as Captain Kiddie (voice)
1992Home Alone 2: Lost in New York as Celeb #1
1990DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp as Genie
1980The Gong Show Movie as Raoul the Maitre D'
1979Scooby Goes Hollywood as C.J. (voice)
1977Chatterbox! as Mr. Jo
1977The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington as Photographer
1973Sigmund and the Sea Monsters as Sheldon the Sea Genie

Himself (9 Credits)

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2010Jackass 3D as Self
2006Jackass Number Two as Himself
2005The Aristocrats as Himself
2004Lost Reality as Self
2002Jackass: The Movie as Himself
1993Wayne's World 2 as Himself
1987Amazon Women on the Moon as Himself
1984Calendar Girl Murders as Himself
1982Things Are Tough All Over as Himself

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