Charles Durning

Charles Durning

Born Feb 28, 1923
  • Actor, Soldier, Dancer, Teacher, Voice Actor
Charles Edward Durning was an American actor, with appearances in over 200 movies, television shows and plays. Durning's memorable roles included the Oscar-winning The Sting and Dog Day Afternoon, along with the comedies Tootsie, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and To Be or Not to Be.

Charles Durning Stats


: Charles Durnham, Chuck, Charles Edward Durning, The king of character actors, Charlie


: Actor, Soldier, Dancer, Teacher, Voice Actor


: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Feb 28, 1923 - Dec 24, 2012 (89 years old)

Place of Birth

: Highland Falls

Date of Death

: Dec 24, 2012

Place of Death

: Manhattan

Cause of Death

: Natural causes

Charles Durning Film Roles

  1. Cop
  2. Dirty Deeds
    Dirty Deeds
  3. Dog Day Afternoon
    Det. Sgt. Eugene Moretti
    Dog Day Afternoon
  4. Hi, Mom!
    Hi, Mom!
  5. Home for the Holidays
  6. North Dallas Forty
    Coach Johnson
  7. Sisters
  8. Spy Hard
    The Director
  9. State and Main
    Mayor George Bailey
  10. The Final Countdown
    The Final Countdown

Charles Durning Film Appearances

  1. The Voyage of La Amistad: A Quest for Freedom
  2. According to Dom
    According to Dom

Charles Durning TV Starring Roles

  1. First Monday
    First Monday
  2. Evening Shade
  3. Normandy: The Great Crusade
    Normandy: The Great Crusade
  4. The Cop and the Kid
  5. Orleans
  6. Another World
  7. Eye to Eye
  8. Captains and the Kings
    Captains and the Kings
  9. Amazing Stories

Charles Durning TV Guest Roles

  1. Holy Crap
  2. The Father, the Son, and the Holy Fonz
  3. Peter's Two Dads
  4. Mr. Monk Goes to the Hospital
  5. Call of Silence
    Ernie Yost
  6. Normandy: The Great Crusade
    Normandy: The Great Crusade
  7. Family Goy
  8. Balls
  9. The Root of All Evil
  10. The Reluctant Deputy