I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Friday, December 22, 2017
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This Week in Television History
December 24, 2012
Charles Durning died.
Durning died of natural
causes at his home in Manhattan on December 24, 2012, aged 89 and was
subsequently buried at Arlington National Cemetery.On
December 27, 2012, Broadway theaters dimmed their lights to honor him.
The New York Times, which commented on Durning's more than 200
credited roles, referred to him and actor Jack
Klugman, who died the same day, as "extraordinary actors ennobling the
ordinary".The Huffington Post compared the two
men, calling them "character actor titans".