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“The King of Character” Actor, Charles Durning, Dead @ 89

Durning as Doc Hopper

On this Christmas morn I was told that a famous character actor had died. The person who told me couldn’t remember his name, but said that he was in “The Muppet Movie” and he wanted Kermit’s legs. I burst out withDOC HOPPER IS DEAD?!?

- Sadly, I was right.

Actor Charles Durning died Monday at age 89 in New York. He is survived by his children: Michele, Douglas and Jeannine. The family planned to have a private family service and burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

For the full story and some great background info on the very talented actor, please go HERE.



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