We remember the stars who left us last year
By Sheri Quirt
Actor, song-and-dance man and decorated war hero Charles Durning died
Dec. 24, 2012, in New York at age 89. Durning's steady presence graced more than
200 films, from "Dog Day Afternoon" and "The Sting" to "The Muppet Movie" and "Tootsie" (pictured). He was twice nominated for
Best Supporting Actor, for his role as an SS colonel in the Mel Brooks comedy
"To Be or Not to Be" and as the slick governor in "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
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