Person Details

Birthday: 1923-02-28 23:43:18

Death: 2012-12-24 23:43:18

Aliases: Charles Edward Durning , Charles Durnham

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Highland Falls, New York, USA

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Movie Involvements: 88

TV Involvements: 15


Most Famous Work

Biography

Charles Edward Durning (February 28, 1923 – December 24, 2012) was an American actor. He best-known films include The Sting (1973), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), True Confessions (1981), Tootsie (1982), Dick Tracy (1990) and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for both The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982) and To Be or Not to Be (1983). Description above from the Wikipedia article Charles Durning, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

NCIS
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8

NCIS

(2003) Ernie Yost
Scarface
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8

Scarface

(1983) Immigration Officer (voice) (uncredited)
Everwood
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8

Everwood

(2002) Eugene Brown
The Defenders
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6

The Defenders

(1961) Juror #11
Desperation
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6

Desperation

(2006) Tom Billingsley
The Final Countdown
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7

The Final Countdown

(1980) Senator Samuel Chapman
True Confessions
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6

True Confessions

(1981) Jack Amsterdam
Dog Day Afternoon
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8

Dog Day Afternoon

(1975) Det. Sgt. Eugene Moretti

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Self
2018 Himself (archive footage)
2015 Santa Claus
2013 Dylan Frier
2012 N/A
2011 James Wise
Judge Frier
Congressman Davenport
2010 Man in the White Suit
Frank 'The Handler' Maro
2009 The Wise Man
2008 John Bartlett
Charlie Rosenberg
Charlie
Dr. Seamus St. Martin
Charlie Adler
2007 Alexander Hathaway
2006 Eddie O'Brien
Yammi
Tom Billingsley
Captain Pete Weaver
N/A
Inkeeper #2
Teddy
Harold's Father
2005 Victor Rasdale
The Lawyer
2004 N/A
Santa Claus
N/A
Marshall Ledger
Satan
2003 Ernie Yost
Self
2002 Nicholas XX
Eugene Brown
George
N/A
Philly Russo
Justice Henry Hoskins
2001 Stuart Steele
N/A
N/A
N/A
Judge Harlan Radovich
2000 Menelaus 'Pappy' O'Daniel
Mayor George Bailey
Syd Wolf
Paddy Mulroney
Skippy
N/A
Self
1999 Det. Charlie Duffy
Det. Charlie Duffy
Francis Griffin (voice)
Moe Ryan
1998 Det. Charlie Duffy
Earl Pulmer
Vic
Fatty
Capt. Robert Landis
1997 Norbie Hess
Santa Claus
N/A
Frank Vitelli
1996 Lew
Archie (voice)
Santa Claus
Himself
N/A
N/A
The Director
1995 Henry Larson
Reverend Buster
Reverend Gerald Hutchens
Andrew Alcott
N/A
1994 Louis Bamberger
Benjamin Franklin
Doc Hopper (archive footage)
Father Thomas Madden
Himself - (archive footage)
Barney
Waring Hudsucker
1993 Bill Flower
John Clifford
N/A
1992 N/A
Tour Guide
1991 Judge (uncredited)
Roger Finn
Det. Lt. Bobby Mallory
1990 N/A
Harlan Elldridge
Chief Brandon
John F. Fitzgerald
1989 Dan Packard
Jiggs Scully
Santa
Grandfather (voice)
Earl Mulcahaney
Editor Francis I. Livright
Uncle Joshua
1988 Bertrum
Reverend Samuel Corey
N/A
Dutch Peltz
1987 Senator Henry Colton
Warden Hardy
Father Ted Nabors
Charlie Drumm
Charlie
1986 The Warden
Deke Yablonski
Father O'Reilly
O'Mara
1985 Assistant to the Boss
Earl
Uncle Doffue
Uncle Doffue
Louis Thibadeau
Charley
Ross
Chucky
N/A
1984 Monsignor Thomas Burke
The Captain
1983 Col. Erhardt
Immigration Officer (voice) (uncredited)
Sam Crawford
Otis P. Hazelrigg
Charlie
1982 Governor
Les Nichols
Retired Man
1981 Lt. Friscoe
Jack Amsterdam
McMahon
Frank Powell
Casey Stengel
Jess Matthews
1980 Bill Larson
Arnold
Commisioner Russel Oswald
Senator Samuel Chapman
1979 John Clifford
Michael "Mickey" Potter
Coach Johnson
Doc Hopper
Himself
Harold 'The Whale' Remmens
Paddy Lonigan
1978 Michael Russell
Peter Stockmann
Dr. Jim McKeever
Carl Gallitzin
1977 Spermwhale Whalen
President David T. Stevens
1976 N/A
Rufus T. Crisp
1975 Captain Pruss
O'Brien
N/A
Det. Sgt. Eugene Moretti
Al Green
Budd Rogers
N/A
1974 Murphy
1973 Lt. Wm. Snyder
Self
Joseph Larch
Frank Devlin
1972 Truck Driver in Cafe
Murphy
Jason's First Mate
Will Pentland
1971 N/A
2nd Guard
McMahon
Detective
1970 Wylie Hunnicutt
Superintendent
Football Player
1969 Cop (uncredited)
1968 Havens
1967 Hewitt
1965 Dooley
1964 N/A
1962 American Solider (uncredited)
1961 Juror #11
1951 Casey Stengel
Stephen Douglas
Year Character Movie/Tv

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