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Charles Grodinsky Net Worth:Charles Grodin (born April 21, 1935) is an American actor, comedian, author, and former cable talk show host.Grodin began his acting career in the 1960s appearing in TV serials including The Virginian. He had a small part as an obstetrician in Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby in 1968. In the 1970s he moved into film acting, including playing the lead in The Heartbreak Kid (1972) and supporting roles in Catch-22 (1970) and Heaven Can Wait (1978). He became a familiar face as a supporting actor in many Hollywood comedies of the era, including King Kong (1976), Real Life (1979), Seems Like Old Times (1980), The Great Muppet Caper (1981), The Woman in Red (1984), The Lonely Guy (1984), Ishtar (1987), The Couch Trip (1988), Taking Care of Business (1990), and Dave (1993). He is perhaps best known for his iconic appearances on The Tonight Show and The Late Show, for co-starring alongside Robert DeNiro in the classic action comedy Midnight Run (1988), and for his role as George Newton in the 1990s John Hughes comedy franchise Beethoven.Grodin has won several acting awards, including American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for 1993's Dave, Best Actor at the 1988 Valladolid International Film Festival (for Midnight Run). He was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for The Heartbreak Kid in 1972. He also shared a 1978 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program for his work on The Paul Simon Special.In the mid-1990s, Grodin retired from acting to become a talk show host on CNBC and in 2000 a political commentator for 60 Minutes II. He has written several autobiographical and acting related works, including 1990's It Would Be So Nice If You Weren't Here: My Journey Through Show Business and 1994's We're Ready for You, Mr. Grodin. However, he has recently returned to his acting career.
|Birth date:||April 21, 1935|
|Birth place:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Height:||6' (1.83 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Writer, Soundtrack|
|Education:||University of Miami|
|Children:||Marion Grodin, Nicholas Theodore Grodin|
|Parents:||Theodore I. Grodin, Lena Singer|
|Awards:||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy, Variety, or Music Special, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance|
|Nominations:||Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play|
|Movies:||Midnight Run, Beethoven, Beethoven's 2nd, The Heartbreak Kid, The Woman in Red, While We're Young, Heaven Can Wait, Seems Like Old Times, Rosemary's Baby, The Lonely Guy, King Kong, Heart and Souls, The Ex, The Great Muppet Caper, Ishtar, Dave, The Couch Trip, So I Married an Axe Murderer, Taking Care of Business, My Summer Story, 11 Harrowhouse, Clifford, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, The Humbling, Catch-22, It's My Turn, Movers & Shakers, Just Me and You, You Can't Hurry Love, The Muppets at Walt Disney World, Sunburn, Real Life, Last Resort, Thieves, The Comedian, Sex and the College Girl, Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America|
|TV shows:||The Young Marrieds, The Charles Grodin Show|