RIP Charles Durning 1923 – 2012

The movie world has lost yet another actor with ties to the horror genre.  News broke on late Christmas Eve that Charles Durning had passed away at the age of 89.

The actor is best known for his turns in films such as The Sting, The Muppet MovieTootsie and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (not to mention his vocal turns on Family Guy), but horror fans might know him for his contributions to the genre…

Durning has also starred in The Fury, directed by Brian De Palma, the cult classic Dark Night of the ScarecrowWhen A Stranger Calls and the ’93 sequel When A Stranger Calls Back.

He will be missed!  To read more about his career, follow this link!

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