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Old December 25 2012, 05:53 PM   #1
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Charles Durning is dead

I had no idea he'd led such a hard life:

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment...ntcmp=features

I saw him in The Gin Game in NY many years ago. Terrific, magnetic actor.
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Old December 25 2012, 06:00 PM   #2
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Yes, he led a fascinating life. I've often thought that his life story would make an excellent film.
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Old December 25 2012, 06:49 PM   #3
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RIP dear sir. /**
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Old December 26 2012, 12:07 AM   #4
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Wow, damn shame. He was great in 'O Brother Where Art Thou?'.. Matter of fact, pretty damn good in everything he was in.
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Old December 26 2012, 12:36 AM   #5
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Another tremendous talent has left us. RIP Mr Durning and thanks for all your fine work.
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Old December 26 2012, 05:37 AM   #6
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RIP, Mr. Durning.
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Old December 26 2012, 06:47 AM   #7
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He will be missed. Rest in peace Mr. Durning.
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Old December 26 2012, 04:22 PM   #8
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Great actor and a war hero as well. RIP Mr. Durning, you will be missed, and thank you for your service.
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Old December 27 2012, 02:52 AM   #9
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Most of the obituaries left out his portraying the President in TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING. In fact, it was one of Durning's own personal favorite roles.
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Old December 27 2012, 07:36 PM   #10
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Most of the obituaries left out his portraying the President in TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING. In fact, it was one of Durning's own personal favorite roles.
He was a great actor, but he was outstanding in this role,
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Old December 28 2012, 09:20 PM   #11
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Amazing man. RIP.
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Old January 6 2013, 06:42 AM   #12
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Yes, he led a fascinating life. I've often thought that his life story would make an excellent film.
May he R.I.P. he will be missed.
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