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Charles Grodin

Screenwriter / Writer / Comedian / Actor | * 04/21/1935 († 86, 05/18/2021) | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA))
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Charles Sidney Grodin (April 21, 1935 – May 18, 2021) was an American actor, comedian, author, and television talk show host. Known for his deadpan delivery and often cast as a put-upon straight man, Grodin became familiar as a supporting actor in many Hollywood comedies of the era. After a small part in Rosemary's Baby in 1968, he played the lead in Elaine May's The Heartbreak Kid (1972) where he received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. He then took supporting roles in Mike Nichols's Catch-22 (1970), the 1976 remake of King Kong, and Warren Beatty's Heaven Can Wait (1978). Other notable film roles include Real Life (1979), Seems Like Old Times (1980), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Charles Grodin

Primetime Emmy Awards Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor
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Movies with Charles Grodin as Actor(49)

as himself2017 Waiting for Ishtar
as Arthur2017 An Imperfect Murder
as Dick D'Angelo2016 The Comedian
as Leslie Breitbart2015 While We're Young
as Jerry2014 The Humbling
as Father2013 Brazzaville Teen-Ager
as himself2012 Char·ac·ter
as himself2011 The Harmony Game
as Bob Kowalski2006 The Ex
as Mr. Parker (The Old Man)1994 It Runs in the Family
as Nicky Holiday (archive footage)1994 The World of Jim Henson
as Martin Daniels1994 Clifford
as Murray Blum1993 Dave
as Commandeered Driver1993 So I Married an Axe Murderer
as Harrison Winslow1993 Heart and Souls
as George Newton1993 Beethoven's 2nd
as George Newton1992 Beethoven
as Quentin Fitzwaller1990 The Muppets at Walt Disney World
as Spencer Barnes1990 Taking Care of Business
as Jonathan Mardukas1988 Midnight Run
as Mr. Glerman1988 You Can't Hurry Love
as George Matlin1988 The Couch Trip
as Jim Harrison1987 Ishtar
as George Lollar1986 Last Resort
as Herb Derman1985 Movers & Shakers
as Buddy1984 The Woman in Red
as Warren1984 The Lonely Guy
as Lord Fancourt Babberly1983 Charley's Aunt
as Vance Kramer1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman
as Nicky Holiday1981 The Great Muppet Caper
as Homer1980 It's My Turn
as Ira Parks1980 Seems Like Old Times
as Warren Yeager1979 Real Life
as Jake1979 Sunburn
as Michael Lindsay1978 Just Me and You
as Arnie Doud, Harge Gang1978 The Meanest Men in the West
as Tony Abbott1978 Heaven Can Wait
as Martin Cramer1977 Thieves
as Fred S. Wilson1976 King Kong
as Howard R. Chesser1974 11 Harrowhouse
as Lenny Cantrow1972 The Heartbreak Kid
as Captain Aarfy Aardvark1970 Catch-22
as Dr. Hill1968 Rosemary's Baby
as Drummer Boy (uncredited)1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

TV Shows/Series with Charles Grodin as Actor(20)

as Carl Shapiro2016 Madoff
as Steve Henry2013 The Michael J. Fox Show
as Brett Forrester1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Cane Kensington1986 Fresno
as Self - Host / Various1975 Saturday Night Live
as Jake1971 Great Performances
as Jed1966 Shane
as Mark Dunigan1965 The Big Valley
as Carl Platt1965 The F.B.I.
as Arnie Doud1962 The Virginian
as Thomas Martin1961 The Defenders

Movies with Charles Grodin as Crew(7)

Production/Producer1985 Movers & Shakers
Writing/Writer1985 Movers & Shakers
Directing/Director1974 Paradise
Writing/Adaptation1974 11 Harrowhouse
Directing/Director1973 Acts of Love and Other Comedies

Full Name: Charles Grodin
Born: Sunday, 04/21 1935 (April) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 05/18 2021 (May) in Wilton (aged: 86)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Miami, Peabody High School, HB Studio
Children: Nick Grodin
Other names for Charles Grodin (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Charles Sidney Grodin"
Charles Grodin frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Bill Quinn (19x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Fred Armisen (18x, Actor)
Harold Gould (18x, Actor)
Harlan Warde (17x, Actor)
Bing Russell (16x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Richard Anderson (15x, Actor)
John Harmon (15x, Actor)
Art Garfunkel (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7949, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/02/2024