March 22, 2023

Who is Amy Wright? Rip Torn Wife; Bio, Wiki, Age, Actress, Model, Husband, Children, Net Worth

Amy Wright was born on April 15th, 1950. She is an American actress and former model. She was the wife of the late Rip Torn, an American actor, voice artist, and comedian who appeared in over 100 films during a career spanning six decades. Torn died July 9, 2019, aged 88, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Amy Wright Career

According to her IMDB bio, Amy Wright has appeared in such films as The Deer Hunter, Breaking Away, The Amityville Horror, Heartland, Wise Blood, Stardust Memories, and The Accidental Tourist, Hard Promises, Crossing Delancey, and Miss Firecracker.

Wright also appeared on Broadway in the original productions of Fifth of July and Noises Off. She is currently is on the faculty of HB Studio in New York City.

Amy Wright & Rip Torn

Amy Wright was married to Rip Torn in 1989 and the couple has been together since then.

Rip Torn first marriage to actress Ann Wedgeworth lasted from 1956 to 1961. They had a daughter, Danae Torn. In 1963, Torn married Geraldine Page, and they remained married until her death in 1987. They two had a daughter, actress Angelica Page, and twin sons: actor Tony Torn, and Jon Torn (an assistant professor of Electronic Media and Film at Northern Arizona University.

Wright was married to actor Rip Torn for 30 years until his death on July 9th. The couple has two daughters, Katie, and Claire Torn. Wright is a graduate of the University of Chicago Laboratory School and Beloit College. She also starred with Eric Schweig in The Scarlet Letter and Tom and Huck (both made in 1995).

Wright starred in the original production of Breakfast with Les and Bess as Shelby.

Who is Rip Torn? His Death and Popular Movie Roles

Actor Rip Torn, who appeared in over 100 films during a career spanning six decades. He born Elmore Rual Torn Jr., and was perhaps best known for his role in the original “Men in Black” co-starring Will Smith and his work on the HBO’s “The Larry Sanders Show,” for which he won an Emmy.

His role as the father of Mary Steenburgen in the 1984 drama “Cross Creek” also earned Torn an Oscar nomination.

Torn died peacefully at home in Lakeville, Connecticut, surrounded by his wife, Amy Wright, and their two daughters on July 9th, 2019 according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 88 years old.