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Charles Grodin
Charles Grodin 2013.jpg
Grodin in 2013
Born
Charles Sidney Grodin

April 21, 1935(1935-04-21)
DiedMay 18, 2021(2021-05-18) (aged 86)
NationalityAmerican
Occupation
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • writer
  • talk show host
Years active1954–2017
Spouse(s)Julie Ferguson (divorced)
Elissa Durwood (m. 1983–present) «start: (1983)»"Marriage: Elissa Durwood to Charles Grodin" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Charles_Grodin)
Children2

Charles Sidney Grodin (April 21, 1935 – May 18, 2021) was an American actor, comedian, author and television talk show host. He won an Emmy Award for writing in 1978.

Grodin is best known for his appearances on The Tonight Show and The Late Show. He was also known for his roles in the movies Catch-22 (1970), The Heartbreak Kid (1972), Midnight Run and The Couch Trip (both 1988), Beethoven (1992) and Dave and Heart and Souls (both 1993). He was a cast member of Dream love from 1997.

Grodin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to an Orthodox Jewish family. He had a daughter with his first wife, Julie Ferguson. He married Elissa Durwood in 1983. They had a son.[1]

Grodin died of bone marrow cancer at his home in Wilton, Connecticut, on May 18, 2021. He was 86.[2]

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