Charles Grodin Biography
Charles Grodin is an American actor, comedian, author, and former television talk show host. Grodin began his acting career in the 1960s appearing in TV serials including The Virginian. Grodin had a small part as an obstetrician in Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby in 1968.
An American actor, comedian, author, and former television talk show host was born on April 21, 1935, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is 87 years old as of the year 2023.
Charles Grodin Married/Children
An American actor, comedian, author, and former television talk show host has been married to Elissa Durwood for 33 years. He also married Marion and they divorced.
Grodin has two children, a boy, and a girl. He got Julia Ferguson with Marion Grodin and Nick Grodin with Elissa Durwood.
Charles Grodin Education
He attended the University of Miami. He left without graduating to pursue his acting. Charles studied acting at HB studio in new york city under Uta Hagen.
He began his acting career in the 1960s appearing in TV serials including The Virginian. Charles had a small part as an obstetrician in Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby in 1968.
He likes, to sum up, the last days of his 30-year film career with the line “Get that dog off the bed!” After playing straight man to a St. Bernard in two family comedies, “Beethoven” and “Beethoven’s 2d,” Charles is exiting from the movies — and, it appears, from stage acting, directing, writing plays and writing books, to name some of his other pursuits.
Charles Grodin Awards
- Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in 1972
- Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program in 1978
- Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor in1980
- Valladolid International Film Festival Award for Best Actor in 1988
- Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1993
- American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture in1993
- William Kunstler Award for Racial Justice in 2006
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