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Charles Durning was an actor who had over 200 credits in movies, television shows, and plays. Charles Durning had a net worth of $5 million at the time of his death. He is best known for his performances in such films as “Dog Day Afternoon,” “The Sting,” “Tootsie,” “Dick Tracy,” “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” and “To Be or Not to Be,” the latter two of which earned him Academy Award nominations. Before acting, Durning served in World War II.
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Durning started his acting career in 1951, when he was hired to replace a drunken actor at the burlesque theater where he worked as an usher. He subsequently performed in around 50 stock company productions and in several off-Broadway plays. Eventually, he caught the attention of theatrical producer Joseph Papp, who brought Durning to perform in plays at the New York Shakespeare Festival. During this time, Durning began to transition into movies. After appearing in an uncredited role as an American G.I. in “The Password is Courage,” he had a supporting role in the comedy “Harvey Middleman, Fireman.” This was followed by “Las Vegas Free-for-All,” the Brian de Palma black comedy “Hi, Mom!,” and John Frankenheimer’s neo-noir “I Walk the Line,” starring Gregory Peck and Tuesday Weld. Other early film credits included “The Pursuit of Happiness,” “Doomsday Voyage,” and another Brian de Palma film, “Sisters.”
In 1959, Durning married Carole Doughty; they had three children, and divorced in 1972. Durning subsequently wed Mary Ann Amelio in 1974. The pair filed an official Declaration of Separation in 2010.
Inspirational Quotes by Charles Durning
I was doing judo before anybody knew it existed in this country.Charles Durning
Dancing came easy for me. Acting came hard.Charles Durning
Of course, I'm not often the top dog, but sometimes it's better not to be top dog, because you last longer. If a movie or play flops, you always blame the lead. They say, 'He couldn't carry it.' They always blame him. But they rarely blame the second or third banana.Charles Durning
I think I've done 200 plays and 125 movies, so I've been very lucky to have made a living at acting.Charles Durning
There are many secrets in us, in the depths of our souls, that we don't want anyone to know about.Charles Durning