Charles Durning passed away on Dec 24TH, 2012.
He was an actor on stage and screen, and was part of a lot of movies through the years. (he seemed to be working almost constantly)
I just read his BIO, and was amazed at all the events of his life. I have put a link to it here for those of you who may be interested.
This guy was something else entirely,........and you'll see if you take the time to read all of it.
Charles Durning - Biography