Charles Durning

1923 - 2012

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Charles Edward Durning (February 28, 1923 – December 24, 2012) was an American actor who appeared in over 200 movies, television shows and plays. Durning's best-known films include The Sting (1973), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), The Muppet Movie (1979), True Confessions (1981), Tootsie (1982), Dick Tracy (1990), and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Durning has received more than 2,388,901 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Durning is the 1,265th most popular actor (up from 1,385th in 2019), the 2,310th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,519th in 2019) and the 629th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Charles Durning ranks 1,265 out of 10,030Before him are Rupert Everett, Alain Cuny, James Tolkan, Piper Laurie, Channing Tatum, and Stockard Channing. After him are James Doohan, Eva Dahlbeck, George Sanders, Daniel Olbrychski, Peter Vaughan, and Ken Takakura.

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Among people born in 1923, Charles Durning ranks 108Before him are Otfried Preußler, Bert Kaempfert, Walerian Borowczyk, Irvin Kershner, Robert Maxwell, and Tito Puente. After him are Peter Vaughan, Albert Vanhoye, Svetozar Gligorić, Vladimir Gelfand, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and Onofre Marimón. Among people deceased in 2012, Charles Durning ranks 91Before him are Bingu wa Mutharika, Alexis Weissenberg, Warda Al-Jazairia, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Alfred Schmidt, and Paddy Roy Bates. After him are Dorothea Tanning, Ulric Neisser, Manuel Fraga, Neslişah Sultan, Vidal Sassoon, and Svetozar Gligorić.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Durning ranks 2,310 out of 15,968Before him are James Tolkan (1931), Piper Laurie (1932), Dean Acheson (1893), Samuel Fuller (1912), Stockard Channing (1944), and Melvil Dewey (1851). After him are Florence Griffith Joyner (1959), Alex Haley (1921), Gloria Steinem (1934), Paul Bowles (1910), Grace Slick (1939), and Danny Elfman (1953).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Charles Durning ranks 629Before him are Carolyn Jones (1930), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Sam Rockwell (1968), James Tolkan (1931), Piper Laurie (1932), and Stockard Channing (1944). After him are Karen Black (1939), Patricia Clarkson (1959), Teri Hatcher (1964), Jessica Biel (1982), Jeff Daniels (1955), and Lea Thompson (1961).

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