The famous actor/comidean Rip Taylor passed away early this morning while on vacation in Miami at the age of 72. Official reports claim that while swimming at the Mandarin Oriental Miami Hotel, he suffered a mild stroke and subsequenlty drowned.
Rip Taylor has dazzled audiences worldwide in a career that has spanned over forty years. A master of comedic timing and consummate showman, Rip has headlined in Las Vegas, appeared on hundreds of television shows, played the lead in various plays and musicals, and frequently taken a dramatic turn in feature films. It is no exaggeration to say that Rip Taylor has succeeded in every facet of the entertainment industry.