The actor Charles Durning has also departed from our midst..

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25 Dec 2012, 1:13 pm

Charles Durning, a very, very busy character actor, has died. He was born in 1923...

You have seen him in dozens if not hundreds of movies.

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25 Dec 2012, 1:37 pm

I especially liked him as Willy Loman's neighbor in the Dustin Hoffman, John Malchovich version of Death Of A Salesman,, as well as his role as a former pimp trying to gain social stature as Catholic layman of the year, in the DeNiro, DeVaul fictionalized version of the Black Dahlia murder, True Confessions. He's one of those actors who's been around for my entire life, and I just took it for granted he'd always be. He'll be missed.

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25 Dec 2012, 1:38 pm

I like him in the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and as Peter's dad on Family Guy.


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25 Dec 2012, 1:45 pm

Tim_Tex wrote:
I like him in the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and as Peter's dad on Family Guy.


I did not know he was Peter's Dad.

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25 Dec 2012, 4:04 pm

Kraichgauer wrote:
Tim_Tex wrote:
I like him in the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and as Peter's dad on Family Guy.
I did not know he was Peter's Dad. -Bill, otherwise known as Kraichgauer

Wikipedia wrote:
He also played the voice of recurring character Francis Griffin in the animated series Family Guy until the episode "Peter's Two Dads", where the character died (although he later returned in the episode "Family Goy" to voice the ghost of Francis).


> Link to Wikipedia Article on Charles Durning <


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