Charles Durning, an 89-year-old decorated World War II veteran and award-winning actor whose career spanned the 20th Century, has passed away.
From the burlesque stage and theater to television and film, playing roles as diverse as society itself, Durning's career was marked by so many roles.
He won Tony and Golden Globe awards and was nominated for Academy Awards two times as a supporting actor. He also received nine Emmy nominations.
He was honored in 2007 with a lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild.