Character Actor Charles Durning Dead at 89

He also survived D-Day invasion, Battle of the Bulge

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 25, 2012 8:21 AM CST

(Newser) – Charles Durning grew up in poverty, lost five of his nine siblings to disease, barely lived through D-Day, and was taken prisoner at the Battle of the Bulge. His hard life and wartime trauma provided the basis for a prolific 50-year career as a consummate...   Read full story »

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