Charles Grodin (died May 18th, aged 86)
Charles Grodin, who was best known for co-starring with Robert De Niro in the 1988 action-comedy film Midnight Run, died of bone marrow cancer at his home in Wilton, Connecticut.
Aside from Midnight Run, Grodin was also famous for appearing in 1992’s Beethoven, 1976’s King Kong, and 1972’s The Heartbreak Kid, which earned him a Golden Globe Best Actor nomination. After he retired from acting in the mid-1990s, Grodin wrote several autobiographies and became a talk show host on CNBC and a political commentator for 60 Minutes II. He returned to acting with a number of roles in the mid-2010s, including in Louis C.K.’s FX show Louie and Noah Baumbach’s 2014 film While We’re Young.