Charles Durning Quotes

You're out there on a high wire without a net, and that's the way actors operate. They have to be fearless about how they work and they have to create a life for the audience in 90 minutes and make them believe.

 
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Charles Durning
Charles Durning
  • Born: February 28, 1923
  • Died: December 24, 2012
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor

Charles Edward Durning was an American actor, with appearances in over 200 movies, television shows and plays. Durning's best-known films include The Sting (1973), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), 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). Prior to his acting career, Durning was a WWII soldier decorated for valor in combat.