May 18, 2021
By Christine Ross
Offbeat actor and writer Charles Grodin has died at 86.
He’s best remembered for his role as a cheating newlywed in the 1972 film The Heartbreak Kid.
He also starred in a string of notable films from the ’70’s onward including Midnight Run, The Woman in Red and Heaven Can Wait.
On Broadway, he starred with Ellen Burstyn in the long-running ’70s comedy Same Time, Next Year.
Charles Grodin died Tuesday at his home in Connecticut from bone marrow cancer.