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In memoriam

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We remember the stars who left us last yearBy Sheri QuirtMSN MoviesActor, song-and-dance man and decorated war hero Charles Durning died Dec. 24, 2012, in New York at age 89. Durning's steady presence graced more than 200 films, from "Dog Day Afternoon" and "The Sting" to "The Muppet Movie" and "Tootsie" (pictured). He was twice nominated for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as an SS colonel in the Mel Brooks comedy "To Be or Not to Be" and as the slick governor in "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."Bing:More about Charles Durning | Watch his 'Sidestep' number from 'Whorehouse'For more movie news, follow MSN Movies on Facebook and Twitter. (Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)
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