Notably famous for his role of George Newton, touching and angry father of a family in “Beethoven”, the actor Charles Grodin, who had also been seen in “Midnight Run” alongside Robert de Niro, died in the age of 86.
Born to a mother working in the family store and a father selling supplies, Charles Grodin found his first film role in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea in 1954, that of an uncredited character of a drummer. The young actor then continues with several appearances in series, with in parallel roles in the cinema in rather striking films such as Rosemary’s Baby (1968), Catch 22 (1970), King Kong (1976) or even Le Ciel Can Wait (1978). ).
His roles gaining in importance, Charles Grodin plays an investigator in Sunburn and a lawyer in As in the good old days. Specializing in comedy, the actor is featured in La Grande aventure des Muppets (1981), The Lonely Guy (1984) and Parle à mon psy, ma tête est malad (1988).
He died on May 18, 2021 at the age of 86, suffering from bone marrow cancer.
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