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Charles Durning (Charles Edward Durning)

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Biography

Highland Falls, New York, USA
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 was born in Highland Falls, New York, to Louise Marie (Leonard), a laundress, and James Gerald Durning. His father was an Irish immigrant and his mother was of Irish descent. Read more...

Actor

Character: Cop

Stiletto 1969

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Character: Lt. Wm. Snyder

The Sting 1973

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Character: President David T. Stevens

Twilight's Last Gleaming 1977

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Character: Spermwhale Whalen

The Choirboys 1977

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Character: Jack Amsterdam

True Confessions 1981

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Character: Lt. Friscoe

Sharky's Machine 1981

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Character: Himself - In Memoriam

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013

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Character: Frank Maro

Rogue Assassin 2012

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Character: Congressman Davenport

Naked Run 2011

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Character: Judge Frier

The Great Fight 2011

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Character: Charlie Adler

Deal 2008

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Character: Dr. Seamus St. Martin

iMurders 2008

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Character: Charlie Rosenberg

A Bunch of Amateurs 2008

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Character: Tom Billingsley

Desperation 2006

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Character: Teddy the Bartender

Jesus, Mary and Joey 2006

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Character: Yammi

Local Color 2006

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Character: Harold's Father

Unbeatable Harold 2006

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Character: Inkeeper #2

Descansos 2006

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Character: Victor Rasdale

Dirty Deeds 2005

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Character: Mr. Orlick

One Last Ride 2005

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Character: Murray Blythe

River's End 2005

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Character: Councilman Max Ernst

Detective 2005

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Character: Marshall Ledger

Death and Texas 2004

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Character: Ozzy Larson

A Very Married Christmas 2004

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Character: Nicholas XX

Mr. St. Nick 2002

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Character: Philly Russo

Turn of Faith 2002

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Character: Pappy O'Daniel

O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000

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Character: Mayor George Bailey

State and Main 2000

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Character: Moe Ryan

Justice 1999

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Character: Norbie Hess

The Secret Life of Algernon 1997

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Character: Reverend Gerald Hutchens

The Last Supper 1995

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Character: Rev. Buster

The Grass Harp 1995

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Character: Louis Bamberger

I.Q. 1994

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Character: Waring Hudsucker

The Hudsucker Proxy 1994

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Character: Bill Flower

The Music of Chance 1993

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actress / Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV

The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1992

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Character: Roger Finn

The Return of Eliot Ness 1991

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Character: Chief Brandon

Dick Tracy 1990

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Character: Colonel Clancy

Fatal Sky 1990

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Character: Jiggs Scully

Cat Chaser 1989

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Character: Editor Francis I. Livright

Brenda Starr 1989

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Character: Father Ted Nabors

The Rosary Murders 1987

2
Character: Deke Yablonski

Tough Guys 1986

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Character: Pete, Heaven Doorman

Meatballs III: Summer Job 1986

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Character: Chucky

Stick 1985

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Character: Louis Thibadeau

Stand Alone 1985

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Character: P Oliver Pendergast

P.O.P. 1984

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Character: Col. Erhardt

To Be or Not to Be 1983

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Character: Les

Tootsie 1982

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Character: Frank 'The Handler' Maro

The Waiter 2010

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Character: Man in the White Suit

An Affirmative Act 2010

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Character: Alexander Hathaway

Polycarp 2007

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Character: Earl Pulmer

A Chance of Snow 1998

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Character: Capt. Robert Landis

Shelter 1998

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Character: Paddy Mulroney

Very Mean Men 2000

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Character: Syd Wolf

The Last Producer 2000

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Character: Judge Harlan Radovich

The Judge 2001

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Character: Scorekeeper Victor

Bleacher Bums 2001

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Character: Capt. Pete Weaver

Miracle Dogs Too 2006

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Character: Ernie Yost

Call of Silence 2004

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Character: Himself - Actor

The 67th Annual Tony Awards 2013

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Character: Assistant to the Boss

Amazing Stories 1985

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Character: Himself - Actor

The Oscars 2013

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Character: John 'Honey Fitz' Fitzgerald

The Kennedys of Massachusetts 1990

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Character: Jake Hatch

Baretta 1975

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Character: Juror #11

The Defenders 1961

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 40th Annual Tony Awards 1986

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Character: Col. John Jameson

You Are There 1953

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Character: Ed Healey

Captains and the Kings 1976

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Character: Commissioner Russell Oswald

Attica 1980

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Character: Himself

Night of 100 Stars II 1985

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Character: Michael Potter

Starting Over 1979

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Character: Andrew Alcott

A Woman of Independent Means 1995

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Character: Dr. Jim McKeever

The Fury 1978

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Character: Uncle Doffue

Tall Tales & Legends 1985

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Character: Senator Samuel Chapman

The Final Countdown 1980

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Character: Vaughn

Texan 1994

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Character: Will Pentland

Look Homeward, Angel 1972

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Character: Clarence Hollis

Armstrong Circle Theatre 1950

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Character: Jess Matthews

Crisis at Central High 1981

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Featured Actor in a Play

The 44th Annual Tony Awards 1990

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

The 55th Annual Academy Awards 1983

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Character: Zio Joshua

Étoile 1989

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Character: Himself - Award winning actor

Until It Happens to You 0

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Character: Himself - Award winning actor

Whistleblowers 0

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Character: Himself - Award winning actor

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 0

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Character: Himself - Award winning actor

Protectd Disclosures 0

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Character: Himself - Deceased Award winning actor

Daniel Sutherland and Women 0

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Character: Himself - Award Winning Actor

Rogues in Robes 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Kansas 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Orphans 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Revenge 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Butterfly 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Inches 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Alarm 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Immortal 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Mom 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Leaving 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Balls 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Twat 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Sensitivity 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Shame 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Believe 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Rebirth 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Bitch 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Happy 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Justice 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Devil 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Discovery 0

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Character: Tommy's Dad

Retards 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Animal 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

High 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Cycle 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Yaz 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Torch 0

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Character: Michael Gavin

Mutha 0

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Character: Hank Johansen

Mr. Monk Goes to the Hospital 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Pilot 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Age of Consent 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

The Price of Liberty 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Crime and Punishment 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Family Affairs 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Dangerous Words 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Right to Die 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Court Date 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Secrets and Lies 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Unprotected Speech 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Strip Search 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Showdown 0

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Character: Justice Henry Hoskins

Family Secrets 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #3.9 0

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