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Charles Durning

Charles Durning
Durning at the 2008 National Memorial Day Concert in Washington D.C.
Personal information
Birth dateFebruary 28, 1923(age 93)
Place of birthHighland Falls, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1963 present

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Charles Durning (born February 28, 1923) is an American actor. With appearances in over 100 films, Durning's memorable roles include police officers in the Oscar-winning The Sting (1973) and crime drama Dog Day Afternoon (1975), along with the comedies Tootsie, To Be Or Not To Be and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, the last of which earned him an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor. He won a Tony award for his portrayal of Big Daddy in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in 1990.


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