was born and raised in North Carolina. Introduced to acting at an early age, he has appeared in more than 70 plays. He has also founded and operated two professional theater companies, traveled with the circus and was foreman of a cattle ranch.
Rippy's feature film credits number more than 30 and include The Patriot, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Beyond the Law, Moon 44, Kuffs, Young Guns II and The Color Purple. He was most recently seen in Eight Legged Freaks. Rippy and his wife live in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles with their two children, four cats and one dog. Whenever possible, they enjoy spending time at their Carolina farm.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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