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Was kicked out of the American Academy of Dramatic Art drama school because they thought he had no talent. Another famous thespian to be booted from the school was Jason Robards.
I would rather do a play because it's instantaneous. You go on the stage, and you know whether it's happening or not. Somebody asked me "what is acting?" And I said, "acting is listening." And if you ain't listening, nobody's listening.
Usually has played burly and tough but genial characters
Charles Edward Durning
Highland Falls, New York, USA
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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