Charles Durning in TOOTSIE with Dustin Hofman.
Charles Durning in STARTING OVER with Burt Reynolds & Frances Sternhagen.

Many first noticed Charles Durning as the crooked cop in the Oscar-winning smash hit The Sting (1973). Since then, he has had many memorable parts including: the President in Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977), a shady businessman in True Confessions (1981), a singing, dancing governor of Texas in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982, an Oscar-nominated turn), and a Nazi in To Be or Not to Be (1983, another Oscar nomination).

His other notable credits include...

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) .... Governor Menelaus 'Pappy' O'Daniel

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) .... Waring Hudsucker

V.I. Warshawski (1991) .... Lt. Bobby Mallory

Dick Tracy (1990) .... Chief Brandon

Tootsie (1982) .... Les

The Final Countdown (1980) .... Senator Samuel Chapman

Starting Over (1979) .... Michael Potter

The Muppet Movie (1979) .... Doc Hopper

Dog Day Afternoon (1975) .... Moretti

The Sting (1973) .... Lieutenant William Snyder

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