The Entertainment Weekly journalists shared a very sad news: the actor Elmore Royal Thorn Jr., also known as Rip Thorn, died at the age of 88 at his home surrounded by family. The cause of death is not specified. He received wide popularity due to the role of Zed, the chief of the main characters in the first two parts of "Men in Black".
Not only Internet users expressed their condolences, but also the colleagues of the actor, including the star Men in Black, Will Smith.
Rip Thorne made his debut as an actor in 1956 in the film The Dolly. In subsequent years, he was nominated for six Emmy Awards for participation in the sitcom “The Larry Sanders Show”. In addition, he won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the Cross Creek drama. Also often Elmore participated in theatrical productions. In 1959, he was awarded the "Tony" award for his first theatrical role.Tags: Blackquot, died, quotPeople, Rip, star, Thorn