The movie actor Charles Grodin died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
He played a beleaguered grownup in Beethoven and Clifford. In 1993, he won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Dave in Murray Blum.
He briefly abandoned his career in the 2000s to become a stay-at-home dad for his two children.
How did Charles Grodin die?
Charles Grodin, the versatile actor familiar from “Same Time, Next Year” on Broadway, popular movies like “The Heartbreak Kid,” “Midnight Run” and “Beethoven” and numerous television appearances, died on Tuesday at his home in Wilton, Conn. He was 86. His son, Nicholas, said the cause was bone marrow cancer.
I do everything from home. I broadcast commentaries for CBS News Radio every day – from home, on a disk that I mail in. I write a weekly op-ed piece for the ‘New York Daily News,’ and any books or plays or movies that I’m crazy enough to write, I do that from home.Charles Grodin
I don’t accept what people say. I took something to be copied recently, to be enlarged and blown up, and they said it couldn’t be done, and I went somewhere five minutes away, and they did it.Charles Grodin
I would rather people take me as straightforward and not have to wonder if I’m kidding or not. Because what I have to say, and what I’m interested in doing and communicating, is worthwhile enough that I don’t want to muck it up with people being confused about where I’m really coming from.Charles Grodin
I don’t miss acting. I don’t even see movies. I don’t see plays. I don’t watch television.Charles Grodin
With me, personal relationships are like my religion. I care that deeply about them. I am the complete opposite of a manipulative smoothie.Charles Grodin