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Charles Durning

WWII veteran, dance instructor and diversely talented stage & screen actor were all inclusions on the resume of this perpetually busy US actor who didn't get in front of the cameras until around the time of his fortieth birthday. The stockily built Charles Durning was one of Hollywood's most dependable and sought after supporting actors. Durning ...

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Feb 28, 1923 In Highland Falls, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Lumet: Film Maker
Latest Project:
Movie When Jane & Johnny Come Marching... Home Less 2016-05-31

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 13 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Tootsie
Poster of The Sting
Poster of O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Poster of Dog Day Afternoon
Movie Celebrating Laughter: The Life and Films of Colin Higgins Unknown 2016
Movie Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Unknown 2016
Movie John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs Unknown 2016-01-26
Movie When Jane & Johnny Come Marching... Home Less Himself 2016-05-31
Movie Dead Canaries Jimmy Kerrigan 2016-03-06
Series Rescue Me Unknown 2016-02-05
Movie Char·ac·ter: The Interviews Himself 2016-03-05
Movie Bleeding Hearts Unknown 2015
Movie Scavenger Killers Unknown 2014
Movie The 67th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2013
Movie The Oscars Unknown 2013
Movie 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2013
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Series The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2013-09-22
Movie The EE British Academy Film Awards Memorial Tribute 2013-02-10
Movie Top Priority: The Terror Within Unknown 2012-05-16
Movie Rogue Assassin Unknown 2012
Movie The Great Fight Unknown 2011
Movie Naked Run Congressman Davenport 2011-05-05
Series Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories Unknown 2011
Movie The Life Zone Unknown 2011
Movie The Waiter Frank 'The Handler' Maro 2010-03-14
Movie Three Chris's Unknown 2010
Movie An Affirmative Act Unknown 2010
Series No Clean Break Unknown 2010
Movie Hollywood Moments Unknown 2009
Movie Shannon's Rainbow Unknown 2009
Movie According to Dom Unknown 2009
Movie The Drum Beats Twice Unknown 2008
Movie Good Dick Unknown 2008
Movie 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2008
Movie Deal Unknown 2008
Movie iMurders Unknown 2008
Movie Break The Wise Man 2008-06-01
Movie The Golden Boys Unknown 2008
Movie A Bunch of Amateurs Unknown 2008
Movie Polycarp Alexander Hathaway 2007-06-01
Movie National Memorial Day Concert Himself 2007-05-27
Movie Desperation Tom Billingsley 2006-05-23
Movie Forget About It Eddie O'Brien 2006-10-14
Movie 'Dog Day Afternoon': Casting the Controversy Unknown 2006
Movie Unbeatable Harold Unknown 2006
Movie Descansos Unknown 2006
Movie Local Color Unknown 2006
Movie Miracle Dogs Too Unknown 2006
Movie Family Guy Unknown 2006
Movie The L.A. Riot Spectacular The Lawyer 2006-11-18
Movie Kermit: A Frog's Life Unknown 2005
Movie The Art of 'The Sting' Unknown 2005
Movie Resurrection: The J.R. Richard Story Unknown 2005
Movie River's End Unknown 2005
Movie Jesus, Mary and Joey Teddy the Bartender 2005-09-11
Movie Detective Unknown 2005
Movie Dirty Deeds Unknown 2005
Movie Death and Texas Marshall Ledger 2004-03-12
Movie One Last Ride Mr. Orlick 2004-04-05
Movie A Boyfriend for Christmas Unknown 2004
Movie A Very Married Christmas Unknown 2004
Movie Sisters, l'autopsie Unknown 2004
Series NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Movie Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There Unknown 2003
Movie Pride & Loyalty Unknown 2002
Movie Turn of Faith Unknown 2002-06-05
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Movie The Naked Run Unknown 2002
Series Everwood Unknown 2002-09-16
Series First Monday Unknown 2002
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2002
Movie Mother Ghost Unknown 2002
Movie Mr. St. Nick Unknown 2002
Movie The Last Man Club Unknown 2002
Movie The 27th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 2001
Movie Bleacher Bums Unknown 2001
Series Dinner for Five Unknown 2001-07-07
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies Unknown 2001-06-12
Movie L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve Unknown 2001
Movie The Judge Unknown 2001
Series Citizen Baines Unknown 2001-09-29
Movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? Unknown 2000
Movie A Constant Forge Unknown 2000
Movie Very Mean Men Unknown 2000
Movie State and Main Unknown 2000
Movie The Last Producer Unknown 2000
Movie Lakeboat Unknown 2000
Movie Never Look Back Unknown 2000
Movie Justice Moe Ryan 2000-01-14
Movie American Veteran Awards Himself 2000-12-12
Series The Hoop Life Unknown 1999-07-04
Series Now and Again Unknown 1999
Movie Hard Time: The Premonition Unknown 1999
Movie Hard Time: Hostage Hotel Unknown 1999
Series Chicken Soup for the Soul Unknown 1999-08-24
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-03-02
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony None 1999-11-07
Movie Jerry and Tom Unknown 1998-12-04
Movie A Chance of Snow Unknown 1998
Movie The 52nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1998-06-07
Movie Hi-Life Unknown 1998
Movie Hard Time Unknown 1998-12-13
Movie The City of Greater New York: The Story of Consolidation Unknown 1998
Movie Shelter Unknown 1998
Movie America in the '40s Unknown 1998
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert Wise Himself 1998
Series Everybody Loves Raymond Unknown 1997
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Series Orleans Unknown 1997
Movie The Secret Life of Algernon Unknown 1997
Series Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen Unknown 1996
Movie Elmo Saves Christmas Unknown 1996
Movie Jack Lemmon: America's Everyman Unknown 1996
Movie The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists Unknown 1996
Movie Recon Unknown 1996
Series Arli$$ Unknown 1996-08-10
Movie One Fine Day Unknown 1996-12-20
Movie Spy Hard Unknown 1996-05-24
Series Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
Movie Mrs. Santa Claus Unknown 1996
Movie The Last Supper Reverend Gerald Hutchens 1996-04-05
Series Performance Unknown 1995
Movie The Grass Harp Unknown 1995
Series A Woman of Independent Means Unknown 1995
Movie Home for the Holidays Henry Larson 1995-11-03
Series Cybill Unknown 1995-01-02
Movie Normandy: The Great Crusade Unknown 1994
Movie Texan Unknown 1994
Movie The Hudsucker Proxy Waring Hudsucker 1994-03-11
Movie Roomates Unknown 1994
Movie I.Q. Louis Bamberger 1994-12-25
Movie In Search of Dr. Seuss Unknown 1994
Movie The American Revolution Unknown 1994
Series Leslie's Folly None 1994-10-09
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Movie Harlan & Merleen Unknown 1993
Movie The Music of Chance Unknown 1993
Movie When a Stranger Calls Back Unknown 1993
Movie The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1992
Movie The Water Engine Unknown 1992
Series The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1992
Movie V.I. Warshawski Lt. Mallory 1991-07-26
Movie The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1991-03-07
Series The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1991-08-25
Movie The Story Lady Unknown 1991
Movie The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1991
Movie The Return of Eliot Ness Unknown 1991
Movie The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson Unknown 1990
Movie The 44th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1990
Movie Fatal Sky Unknown 1990
Series The Kennedys of Massachusetts Unknown 1990-02-18
Movie Dick Tracy Unknown 1990
Series Evening Shade Unknown 1990-09-21
Movie Dinner at Eight Unknown 1989
Movie Brenda Starr Unknown 1989
Movie Étoile Zio Joshua 1989-03-17
Movie Prime Target Unknown 1989
Movie Cat Chaser Unknown 1989
Movie The Butter Battle Book Unknown 1989
Series A Conversation with Dinah Unknown 1989
Movie It Nearly Wasn't Christmas Unknown 1989
Movie Far North Unknown 1988
Movie Cop Unknown 1988
Movie Unholy Matrimony Unknown 1988
Movie Case Closed Unknown 1988
Series Dolly Unknown 1987-09-27
Movie Happy New Year Unknown 1987
Movie I Would Be Called John: Pope John XXIII Unknown 1987
Movie Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues Unknown 1987
Movie The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains Warden Hardy 1987-10-31
Movie The Rosary Murders Unknown 1987
Movie Hadley's Rebellion Unknown 1987
Movie A Tiger's Tale Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Series Amazing Stories Unknown 1986
Movie Meatballs III: Summer Job Unknown 1986
Movie Solarbabies Unknown 1986
Movie Where the River Runs Black Unknown 1986
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Billy Wilder Unknown 1986
Movie Tough Guys Unknown 1986
Movie The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1986
Movie Big Trouble Unknown 1986
Movie The 40th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1986
Series Eye to Eye Unknown 1985
Series Comedy Factory Unknown 1985-06-28
Movie Stick Unknown 1985
Movie Death of a Salesman Unknown 1985
Movie Stand Alone Unknown 1985
Movie The Man with One Red Shoe Ross 1985-07-19
Series Tall Tales & Legends Unknown 1985-09-25
Movie All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan Unknown 1985-12-08
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Unknown 1985-03-10
Movie P.O.P. Unknown 1984
Movie Mister Roberts Unknown 1984
Movie Mass Appeal Unknown 1984
Movie Good Evening, He Lied Unknown 1984
Movie Your Choice for the Film Awards Unknown 1984
Movie The 10th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1984-03-15
Movie The 56th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1984-04-09
Movie Scarface Unknown 1983
Movie To Be or Not to Be Unknown 1983
Movie Two of a Kind Unknown 1983
Series Dom DeLuise and Friends Unknown 1983
Movie The 55th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1983-04-11
Movie The Best Little Special in Texas Unknown 1982
Series American Playhouse Unknown 1982-01-12
Movie The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Unknown 1982
Movie Tootsie Les 1982-12-17
Movie Casey Stengel Unknown 1981
Movie Sharky's Machine Unknown 1981
Movie True Confessions Unknown 1981
Movie Crisis at Central High Unknown 1981
Movie The Best Little Girl in the World Unknown 1981
Movie Dark Night of the Scarecrow Unknown 1981
Movie The Final Countdown Unknown 1980
Movie Die Laughing Arnold 1980-04-01
Movie Attica Unknown 1980
Movie A Perfect Match Unknown 1980
Movie The Muppets Go Hollywood Unknown 1979
Movie Tilt Harold 'The Whale' Remmens 1979-04-01
Movie One of the Missing Unknown 1979
Movie The Muppet Movie Unknown 1979
Movie North Dallas Forty Coach Johnson 1979-08-03
Series Studs Lonigan Unknown 1979
Movie Starting Over Unknown 1979-10-05
Movie When a Stranger Calls Unknown 1979
Movie The Fury Unknown 1978
Series Switch Unknown 1978
Movie Special Olympics Unknown 1978
Movie The Greek Tycoon Unknown 1978
Movie An Enemy of the People Unknown 1978
Movie Twilight's Last Gleaming: The Dynamics of Controversy Unknown 1977
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Movie The Choirboys Unknown 1977
Movie Twilight's Last Gleaming Unknown 1977
Movie The Ashes of Mrs. Reasoner Unknown 1976
Movie Harry and Walter Go to New York Unknown 1976
Series The Cop and the Kid Unknown 1976
Series Visions Unknown 1976-10-21
Series Captains and the Kings Unknown 1976
Movie Lumet: Film Maker Unknown 1975
Series Baretta Unknown 1975-01-17
Movie The Rivalry Unknown 1975
Movie Breakheart Pass Unknown 1975
Movie The Trial of Chaplain Jensen Unknown 1975
Movie Queen of the Stardust Ballroom Unknown 1975
Movie The Hindenburg Unknown 1975
Movie Dog Day Afternoon Unknown 1975
Movie The Front Page Unknown 1974
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Sisters Unknown 1973
Movie Deadhead Miles Unknown 1973
Series Barnaby Jones Unknown 1973-01-28
Movie The Connection Unknown 1973
Movie The Sting Unknown 1973
Movie Rx for the Defense Unknown 1973
Movie Look Homeward, Angel Unknown 1972
Series Madigan Unknown 1972
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Movie Doomsday Voyage Unknown 1972
Movie Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues Unknown 1972
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series All in the Family Unknown 1971-01-12
Movie The Pursuit of Happiness Unknown 1971
Movie Hi, Mom! Superintendent 1970-02-09
Movie I Walk the Line Unknown 1970
Movie Sticky My Fingers... Fleet My Feet Unknown 1970
Movie Stiletto Unknown 1969-07-30
Series The High Chaparral Unknown 1968
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-26
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Series N.Y.P.D. Unknown 1967-09-05
Movie Harvey Middleman, Fireman Unknown 1965
Series Another World Unknown 1964-05-04
Series The Doctors and the Nurses Unknown 1964
Series Armstrong Circle Theatre Unknown 1963
Series East Side/West Side Unknown 1963-09-23
Series The Defenders Unknown 1962
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie The Password Is Courage Unknown 1962
Series You Are There Unknown 1955