Rip Taylor Dead at 84

Rip Taylor Dead at 84

Rip Taylor, the campy comedian and actor known for throwing confetti, wearing flamboyant outfits and crying for laughs, died Sunday, his publicist Harlan Boll said. He was 84.

Boll confirmed Taylor's death and said he died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., after being hospitalized last week following a seizure.