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Charles Grodin Dead - 'Beethoven' & 'Heartbreak Kid' Star Dies at 86

Charles Grodin Dead - 'Beethoven' & 'Heartbreak Kid' Star Dies at 86

Charles Grodin, well known for his acting work in films like The Heartbreak Kid, Midnight Run and for playing the father in the Beethoven movies, has passed away at the age of 86.

The 86-year-old actor passed away on Tuesday (May 18) at his home in Wilton, Connecticut. The cause of death was bone marrow cancer, the New York Times reports. No official statement has been released at this time.

Charles has over 70 acting credits to his name with his most recent coming in 2017 with his role in An Imperfect Murder.

Our thoughts are with Charles‘ friends, family, and loved ones during this difficult time. RIP.

We have sadly lost all of these stars in 2021, and we continue to mourn these losses.

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