Rip Taylor (1931–2019)

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The nicknames, "The Prince of Pandemonium", "The Master of Mayhem" and "King of Camp and Confetti", are but a few valid applications that were thrust upon zany comedian Rip Taylor, whose flamboyant blend of burlesque and self-deprecating humor entertained audiences for over four decades. He headlined the top showrooms of Las Vegas, appeared on ... See full bio »

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 2012 Silent But Deadly
 2012 The Aquabats! Super Show! (TV Series)
Magic Genie
- Manant! (2012) ... Magic Genie
 2006-2008 The Emperor's New School (TV Series short)
The Royal Record Keeper / The Royal Record keeper / The Royal Judge
- Graduation Groove (2008) ... The Royal Record keeper (voice)
- Kuzcokazooza/Kuzco's Little Secret (2008) ... The Royal Record keeper (voice)
- Kronk the Magnificent/Kamp Kuzco (2008) ... The Royal Record Keeper (voice)
- Puff Piece/Take My Advice (2008) ... The Royal Record Keeper (voice)
- Guaka Rules (2008) ... The Royal Record Keeper (voice)
 2007 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (TV Series)
- Company Halt/Anger Mismanagement (2007) ... Larry (voice)
 2006 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (TV Series)
- Loosely Ballroom (2006) ... Leo
 2005 The Dukes of Hazzard
Rip Taylor
 2005 The Life and Times of Juniper Lee (TV Series)
Horrifying Monster
- New Trickster in Town (2005) ... Horrifying Monster (voice)
 2005 Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (TV Series)
- World of Giants (2005) ... King (voice)
 2002-2003 Whatever Happened to... Robot Jones? (TV Series short)
Mr. McMcmc / Mr. McMcMc / Guy in Car / ...
- Summer Camp/Rules of Dating (2003) ... Mr. McMcMc (voice)
- House Party/School Newspaper (2003) ... Mr. McMcMc (voice)
- Gender/Math Challenge (2003) ... Mr. McMcmc (voice)
- Jealousy/Scantron Love (2002) ... Mr. McMcmc (voice)
- Politics/Growth Spurts (2002) ... Mr. McMcmc (voice)
 2002-2003 Life with Bonnie (TV Series)
Rappin' Rip
- Food for Thought (2003) ... Rappin' Rip
- Boyhood to Womanhood (2003) ... Rappin' Rip
- Ding, Ding, Ding Went the Truth (2003) ... Rappin' Rip
- Okay, Thanks (2002) ... Rappin' Rip
 2003 Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico (Video)
Mr. Smiley / Ghost of Señor Otero (voice)
 2003 Alex & Emma
Polina's Father
 2002 What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV Series)
Mr. Wackypants
- Riva Ras Regas (2002) ... Mr. Wackypants (voice)
 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Elmo P. Middleton / Elmo P. Middleton (segment "The Man in the Model T")
- Man in the Model T (1998) ... Elmo P. Middleton
- Bon Voyage/Man in the Model T/The Scoop/Angel on Board/Buenos Dias (1998) ... Elmo P. Middleton (segment "The Man in the Model T")
 1997 Zork: Grand Inquisitor (Video Game)
Chief Undersecretary Wartle
 1995 The Naked Truth (TV Series)
Papa Jack Judkins
 1995 Virtual Combat (Video)
 1995 Private Obsession (Video)
Mr. 'T'
 1994 A Flintstones Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Venus Flytrap / Additional Voices (voice, uncredited)
 1994 Bobby's World (TV Series short)
- Generics Under Construction (1994) ... (voice)
 1994 The Silence of the Hams
Mr. Laurel
 1993 Wayne's World 2
Rip Taylor
 1993 Bonkers (TV Series short)
Wacky Weasel
- Get Wacky (1993) ... Wacky Weasel (voice)
 1992-1993 The Addams Family (TV Series short)
Uncle Fester
- A Girl and a Ghoul/A Little Bit of Pugsley/Ask Granny (1993) ... Uncle Fester (voice)
- Double O Honeymoon (1993) ... Uncle Fester (voice)
- Sweetheart of a Brother (1993) ... Uncle Fester (voice)
 1993 Johnny Bago (TV Series)
Mayor Jack Welch
- Hail the Conquering Marrow (1993) ... Mayor Jack Welch
 1993 Indecent Proposal
Mr. Langford
 1992 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series)
Rip Taylor
- With Dennis Miller (1992) ... Rip Taylor
 1992 Tom and Jerry: The Movie
Captain Kiddie (voice)
 1989 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Sydney Larkin
- Episode #1.1227 (1989) ... Sydney Larkin
- Episode #1.1226 (1989) ... Sydney Larkin
 1987-1988 Snorks (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Daffney's Not So Great Escape/Willie's Best Fiend (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- All's Whale that Ends Whale/Allstar's Last Hour (1987) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Rip Taylor (segment "Roast Your Loved One")
 1987 The Charmings (TV Series)
Rip Taylor
- Modern Romance (1987) ... Rip Taylor
 1986 Kids Incorporated (TV Series)
Samuel P. Nicolis
- Riley Gets Stung (1986) ... Samuel P. Nicolis
 1984 Helix: Gimme Gimme Good Lovin', Uncensored (Music Video)
Rip Taylor
 1984 Pryor's Place (TV Series)
Man in Street
- Sax Education (1984) ... Man in Street
 1984 Down to Earth (TV Series)
Stanley McCloud
 1980 Don't Miss the Boat (TV Movie)
 1980 The Comedy Shop (TV Series)
- Rip Taylor (1980)
 1980 The Gong Show Movie
Restaurant Maitre D'
 1980 The Gossip Columnist (TV Movie)
Rip Taylor
 1979 Scooby Goes Hollywood (TV Movie)
C.J. (voice)
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series)
Jack Merrill
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... Jack Merrill
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Jack Merrill
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Jack Merrill
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Jack Merrill
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Jack Merrill
 1977 Chatterbox!
Mr. Jo
 1973-1974 Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (TV Series)
Sheldon the Sea Genie
- You Can't Beat a Magic Carpet (1974) ... Sheldon the Sea Genie
- Mother Makes Ten (1974) ... Sheldon the Sea Genie
- One Way Whammy to Tahiti (1974) ... Sheldon the Sea Genie
- Now You See 'Em, Now You Don't (1974) ... Sheldon the Sea Genie
- It's Your Move (1973) ... Sheldon the Sea Genie
 1973 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- David Birney & Meredith Baxter-Birney (1973) ... Guest Performer
 1969-1970 Here Comes the Grump (TV Series)
The Grump
- The Absent-Minded Wizard (1970) ... The Grump (voice)
- The Blunderful Flying Machine (1970) ... The Grump (voice)
- Hoppy Go Lucky Hippetty Hoppies (1970) ... The Grump (voice)
- Meet the Blockheads (1970) ... The Grump (voice)
- Cherub Land (1970) ... The Grump (voice)
 1968 The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show (TV Series)
Regular Performer
 1967-1968 The Monkees (TV Series)
Glick / Manager
- Mijacogeo (1968) ... Glick
- Monkees on the Wheel (1967) ... Manager
 1964 I'd Rather Be Rich
Airline Ticket Agent
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Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (115 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Appears on the song "Rip Taylor Is God," by The Bloodhound Gang. See more »

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Personal Quote:

I always wanted to be a Vegas comic, and that's what I am. Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world -- if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. Although I'm not a devout actor, it's nice to be able to do movies and TV, too. I want to be the second banana who works all the time. The ultimate for me would be to stay home and do a TV series for 13 weeks and then go do my ... See more »


He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6625 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on October 15, 1992. See more »


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