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Charles Durning

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Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
Highland Falls, NY
Death Date
Dec 24, 2012 (89)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
Highland Falls, NY
Death Date
Dec 24, 2012 (89)

About

Dramatic actor who appeared as Detective Eugene Moretti in Dog Day Afternoon. His role as Al Green in Queen of the Stardust Ballroom earned him a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie.

Before Fame

He earned a Silver Star and multiple Purple Hearts while serving in WWII.

Trivia

He was acclaimed for playing hardboiled policemen roles in the 1970s.

Family Life

Jeanine Durning, a famous modern dancer and choreographer, is his daughter.

Associated With

He starred in the 1975 film, Dog Day Afternoon, with Al Pacino.

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