our privacy/terms or if you just want to see the damn Damn, Charles Grodin is 82 now. Become a contributor - post when you want with no ads. Charles Grodin played Dr. C.C. The CNBC show was gruesome because he whined so much, mostly about Bill Clinton being persecuted but also about Howard Stern's boorishness. and we'll set a dreaded cookie to make it go away. When his and Deniro's characters are at the train station ticketing window, with Deniro's character trying to convince the ticketing agent he's a US Federal Marshall who has taken Grodin's character into custody; Grodin steals the scene with a mere head shake behind Deniro's shoulder. click ACCEPT Hill, Rosemary Woodhouse's hot temporary obstetrician in "Rosemary's Baby". I thought of him after discussing the new King Kong because he was in an earlier King Kong. page. [1], From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Charles_Grodin&oldid=7080383, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. [quote]Charles Grodin played Dr. C.C. As a result, he was the first person to be banned from the show, and his episode was kept out of syndication for years. Apparently he did a movie due out next year called "Fast Track" with Zach Braff, Amanda Peet, Jason Bateman & Mia Farrow. Remember those dreadful Beethoven movies? MSNBC has dropped Charles Grodin’s talkshow from its schedule, the cable network announced Wednesday.   |-- DU Groups He is also known for his roles in the movies Catch-22 (1970), The Heartbreak Kid (1972), Midnight Run and The Couch Trip (both 1988), Beethoven (1992) and Dave and Heart and Souls (both 1993) In TV Appearance he was the cast member of Dream love from 1997.  |  Discussion His comedic timing was perfection. Grodin's character immediately answers him, without pulling back the curtain. here to send us a message. Don't you just LOVE clicking on these things on Insufferable. It's not just that you didn't try it, R37, but you felt it was important to share your uninformed opinion just to be snarky AND then you just had to drop in the faux-snooty ("Of course, I would never stoop to viewing such drivel"). ", and he wasn't kidding, either. Julie Chistie's beauty took my breath away. If you were sharper you'd realise that you often don't need to try something to know that it's bad. Home but he's 70 now and picking his spots, I guess.   |-- Topic Forums About 10 years ago, my friend worked at a bookstore frequented by Mr. Grodin. I guess I like him when he plays accountants.   |-- Places We are changing the login scheme for contributors for simpler login and to better support using multiple devices. absolutely nothing. Charles Grodin (born Charles Grodinsky; April 21, 1935) is an American actor, comedian, author and former television talk show host. If you can't find the email you can resend it here. eval(ez_write_tag([[970,250],'democraticunderground_com-medrectangle-1','ezslot_4',177,'0','0']));report this ad I never knew he was an asshole.  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy. Bar none, he is the co-star with whom Robert De Niro had the most chemistry. He stopped acting in 1995, although he has been on Letterman lately. The ONLY host on a TCM Guest Host night to have the hubris to show TWO of his own movies....... And he was awful in both of them. "It Would Be So Nice if You Weren't Here" in particular. for your pointless bitchery needs. Forum Categories Hello. The full (HCW) movie is currently on YT, free. Although Eddie Albert says nothing, his reactions are priceless. Please click here to register for free. He and his bad head rug were insufferable in “Seems Like Old Times” with Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn. Another favorite: Grodin's performance in "Heaven Can Wait." At the end of Grodin's 1977 SNL hosting gig, John Belushi announced that he was "the worst host that we have ever had on this show!   |-- Political Videos gave Grodin an hour each weeknight to whine that republicans were being mean to Bill Clinton. That's why I found it interesting that time he was going around with Carol Burnett promoting being kind to others given how he was rumored to be a total asshole in real life. I remember seeing it on the big screen. Forget the much lauded Pacino/De Niro diner scene in "Heat", Grodin/De Niro in "Midnight Run" blows 'em away. He is best known for his appearances on The Tonight Show and The Late Show. Grodin didn't show up for rehearsals that week, so he stumbled and ad-libbed his way through the show, killing the jokes by stepping on the other actors' lines. Grodin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to an Orthodox Jewish family. Sure, Regis complains every morning over every little incident in his life and Seinfeld made a billion out of reporting colorfully on the tiniest non-incident he encountered. I loved him when he hosted his own program, The Charles Grodin Show, in the mid- to late 90s, the early days of CNBC. Hello and thank you for being a DL contributor. Hello. Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators. She was hilarious. What r28 said about "Heaven Can Wait", which is, imho, Warren Beatty's best film. Never met him, but I did sort of know his daughter, Marian. I would say he performed it brilliantly and I doubt anyone would argue that. Keep the stories coming! But Grodin carried the Dick Cavett-style of over-the-top sincerity past the breaking point; a loyal viewer like myself was downright embarrassed at times about what was coming out of Grodin's mouth spontaneously. I enjoyed his books, OP. I liked him as the accountant in Dave. [quote]Not that I ever saw one, maybe they were hilarious. Back in the day cnbc (Karl Rove?) Charles Grodin (born Charles Grodinsky; April 21, 1935) is an American actor, comedian, author and former television talk show host. It was pathetic. "It Would Be So Nice if You Weren't Here" in particular.   |-- Latest Breaking News Hill, Rosemary Woodhouse's hot temporary obstetrician in "Rosemary's Baby". Their improvised scene about the price of haircuts still makes me laugh today. In one of the best scenes in this film, his character runs to stand behind a bedroom curtain a moment before Beatty's character's bursts into the bedroom. And MY GOD did he whine. He is best known for his appearances on The Tonight Show and The Late Show. :). If you are interested you can take a look at Actor Charles Grodin and his novelist wife, Elissa Durwood, have listed their Upper West Side co-op at 33 Riverside Drive for $3.2 million.

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