Rip Taylor Biography (1934?-)

Original name, Charles Elmer Taylor, Jr.; born January 13, 1934 (some sourcessay 1930), in Washington, DC; son of Charles Elmer, Sr. (a musician) and Elizabeth (a waitress) Taylor; married Rusty Rowe (divorced). Addresses:Agent: Cunningham/Escott/Slevin & Doherty Talent Agency, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025; The Schiowitz/Clay/Ankrum & Ross FKA Talent Syndicate, 1680 N. Vine St., Suite 614, Los Angeles, CA 90028.; Manager: David Martin Management, 13849 Riverside Dr., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.

Comedian, actor
Birth Details
January 13, 1934?
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Airline ticket agent, I'd Rather Be Rich, Universal, 1964
  • Mr. Jo, Chatterbox, American International Pictures, 1977
  • Photographer, The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington, 1977
  • Maitre d', The Gong Show Movie, Universal, 1980
  • Himself, Things Are Tough All Over, Columbia, 1982
  • (Uncredited) Himself, "Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'," Sexy Shorts (alsoknown as Red Hot Rock), 1984
  • Himself, More Laughing Room Only, 1986
  • Himself, "Roast Your Loved One," Amazon Women on the Moon (also known as Cheeseburger Film Sandwich), Universal, 1987
  • Voice of Genie, DuckTales: The Movie--Treasure of the Lost Lamp (animated), Buena Vista, 1990
  • The Life and Times of Charlie Putz (also known as The South Philadelphia Story), Niblick Productions, 1991
  • First celebrity, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Voice of Captain Kiddie, Tom and Jerry: The Movie (animated), Miramax, 1993
  • Mr. Langford, Indecent Proposal, Paramount, 1993
  • Himself, Wayne's World 2, Paramount, 1993
  • Mr. Laurel, Silence of the Hams (also known as Il silenzio deiprosciutti), Thirtieth Century Wolf, 1994
  • Mortician, Healer, Healer Productions, 1994
  • Mr. T, Private Obsession (also known as Watch Me), TriboroEntertainment Group, 1995
  • Picthman, Virtual Combat (also known as Grid Runners), 1996
  • Himself, Elvis Is Alive, I Swear I Just Saw Him Eating a Ding-Dong outside the Piggly Wiggly, 1998
  • The Boys behind the Desk, 2000
  • Himself, The Confetti Brothers (short), 2001
  • Himself, Jackass: The Movie (also known as Jackass), Paramount, 2002
  • Polina's father, Alex & Emma, Warner Home Video, 2003
  • Voice of Mr. Smiley and Ghost of Senor Otero, Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico (animated), Warner Home Video, 2003
  • Himself, Lost Reality (also known as National Lampoon's "Lost Reality"), Ventura Distribution, 2004
  • Goodnight, We Love You (documentary), 2004
  • Himself, The Aristocrats, ThinkFilm, 2005
  • Himself, The Dukes of Hazzard, Warner Bros., 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Comedian, Toast of the Town, 1961-64
  • Regular, The Jackie Gleason Show: The American Scene Magazine, 1962-66
  • Regular, The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show, 1968
  • Voice of the Grump, Here Comes the Grump, NBC, 1969-71
  • Regular, The Bobby Darin Amusement Co. (also known as Dean Martin Presents, Dean Martin Presents Music Country, Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers, and Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers in London), NBC, 1972-73
  • Sheldon, the Sea Genie, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, NBC, 1973-75
  • Himself, Wacko, 1977
  • Host, The $1.98 Beauty Show, syndicated, 1978
  • Sydney Laskin, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1984
  • Stanley McCloud, Down to Earth, 1984-87
  • Voice, Popeye and Son (animated) CBS, 1987
  • Voice, The New Adventures of the Snorks (animated), syndicated, 1987
  • Voice of Uncle Fester, The Addams Family (animated), ABC, 1992
  • Voice of Mr. McMcmc, Whatever Happened to Robot Jones? (animated),Cartoon Network, 2002
  • Voice of the Royal Record Keeper, The Emperor's Nu Skool (animated), 2006
  • Movies
  • Himself, The Gossip Columnist, 1980
  • Himself, Calendar Girl Murders (also known as Insatiable and Victimized), 1984
  • Pitchman, Virtual Combat (also known as Grid Runners), HBO,1995
  • Specials
  • The Bobby Sherman Special, ABC, 1971
  • The Mad Mad Mad Mad World of the Super Bowl, NBC, 1977
  • Himself, Happy Birthday, Las Vegas, ABC, 1977
  • Himself, Cinderella at the Palace, CBS, 1978
  • Circus of the Stars #4, CBS, 1979
  • Make 'Em Laugh, CBS, 1979
  • Voice of C. J., Scooby Goes Hollywood (animated), 1979
  • The All-Star Salute to Mother's Day, NBC, 1981
  • Host, Minsky's Follies, HBO, 1982
  • Judge, Miss Hollywood, ABC, 1986
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1988
  • The 5th Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1991
  • Sandra After Dark, with Your Hostess, Sandra Bernhard, HBO, 1992
  • The 27th Anniversary MDA Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon (also known as MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon), syndicated, 1992
  • The Viva in Vegas Special, Comedy Central, 1998
  • Himself, H. R. Pufnstuf-The Strange World of Sid & Marty Krofft: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Phyllis Diller: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • The Great American History Quiz: 50 States, History Channel, 2001
  • Himself, Making of "Jackass: The Movie" (also known as MTV's the Making of "Jackass: The Movie; documentary), MTV, 2002
  • Himself, The Gong Show: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary),E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Himself, Magic Moments: The Best of 50's Pop, PBS, 2004
  • The Ron White Show, The WB, 2005
  • Episodic
  • Additional voice, The Jetsons (animated), 1962
  • Manager, "Monkees on the Wheel," The Monkees, NBC, 1967
  • Wizard Glick, "Mijacogeo," The Monkees, NBC, 1968
  • The Ed Sullivan Show, 1969
  • The Mike Douglas Show, 1970
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1970, 1972
  • The Dean Martin Show, 1971
  • Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, 1973
  • Match Game 73, 1974
  • Bandstand, 1976
  • The Brady Bunch Hour, 1977
  • "Sax Education," Pryor's Place, 1984
  • "Modern Romance," The Charmings, 1987
  • Super Dave, Showtime, 1987
  • Himself, The Match Game, 1990
  • Himself, "Episode with Dennis Miller," The Ben Stiller Show, 1992
  • Voice of Wacky Weasel, "Get Whacky," Bonkers, 1993
  • Himself, The Kids in the Hall, 1993
  • Mayor Jack Welch, "Hail the Conquering Marrow," Johnny Bago, 1993
  • (Uncredited) Himself, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1994, 2002
  • Papa Jack Judkins, "Sex Crazed Sitcom Zombie Gropes Shutterbug!," TheNaked Truth (also known as Pix and Wilde Again), ABC, 1995
  • Himself/Hank, "Easy Come, Easy Go," Brotherly Love, The WB, 1996
  • Mad TV, 1996
  • The Rosie O'Donnell Show, 1996
  • Himself, "Easy Come, Easy Go," Brotherly Love, 1997
  • Himself, "Monster Smashed," The Anna Nicole Show, E! EntertainmentTelevision, 2002
  • Voice of Mr. Wackypants, "Riva Ras Regas," What's New, Scooby Doo?(animated), The WB, 2002
  • Himself, "The Anna Nicole Show Holiday Special," The Anna Nicole Show, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Rappin Rip, "Okay, Thanks," Life with Bonnie, ABC, 2002
  • Rappin Rip, "Boyhood to Womanhood," Life with Bonnie, ABC, 2002
  • Rappin Rip, "Ding, Ding, Ding Went the Truth," Life with Bonnie, ABC, 2002
  • Rappin Rip, "Food for Thought," Life with Bonnie, ABC, 2002
  • Hollywood Squares, syndicated, 2004
  • Himself, "Frank Sinatra," Dead Famous, 2004
  • Himself, "Saving Grace, Again: Part 2," Will & Grace, NBC, 2004
  • Voice of King, "World of Giants," Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (animated), ABC Family, 2005
  • Voice of horrifying monster, "Trickster's in Town," The Life and Timesof Juniper Lee (animated), 2005
  • Also appeared in Break the Bank, ABC and syndicated; The Gong Show, NBC and syndicated; as Samuel P. Nicolis, "Riley Gets Stung," Kids Incorporated; himself, George Lopez, ABC.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Himself, Sugar Babies, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1981
  • Also appeared in Judy Garland Show, Copacabana, New York City; The Student Prince, Kenley Players, OH.
  • Video Games
  • Wartle, Zork: Grand Inquisitor, Activision, 1997
  • Singles
  • Appeared on the song "Rip Taylor is God" by the Bloodhound Gang.

User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic: