Charles Durning Obituary


Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods



He broke through at 49 in ‘That Championship Season.’ In film, he impressed in ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ and on TV was costar of ‘Evening Shade.’


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
December 25, 2012


Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy “Tootsie” and the TV sitcom “Evening Shade,” died Monday. He was 89.


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