Charles Durning LEAVES US

Last Updated: December 25, 2012By Tags:

Charles Durning left us today. With appearances in over a hundred 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 two 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.

He was 89.