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Famous Actor and Celebrity Rip Taylor Dead at 84

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Unimedia/Shutterstock (1196262w) Rip Taylor The Actors Fund 14th Annual Tony Awards Party, Los Angeles, America - 13 Jun 2010 The Actors Fund honoured TONY Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell at their 14th Annual Tony Awards Party with the Julie Harris Award presented by Annette Bening in recognition of not only his theatrical accomplishments, but also his leadership as Chairman of the Board of The Actors Fund.

USA – Rip Tayor know to be “The Crying Comedian” and “The King of Camp and Confetti,” died Sunday in Beverly Hills, publicist Harlan Boll confirmed.

Taylor known for shows like “The Gong Show,” “Password,” “The Merv Griffin Show,” “The Mike Douglas Show,” “The Tonight Show,” “Late Night with David Letterman” and others.

Taylor was famous also recently in Las Vegas where he won entertainer of the year three times and toured the country doing broadway productions like “Sugar Babies,” “Anything Goes, Oliver,” “Peter Pan” and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”