Charles Grodin, best known for films such as King Kong, Beethoven, and The Heartbreak Kid, has passed away from bone marrow cancer at age 86, according to his son Nicholas.
Disney fans may best recognize Grodin for his two villain roles alongside The Muppets and an extinct EPCOT attraction.
Grodin played the villain Nicky Holiday from The Great Muppet Caper. Watch Grodin’s Holiday frame Miss Piggy for theft in the video below:
Grodin faced off against The Muppets again in The Muppets at Walt Disney World TV Special as security guard Quentin Fitzwaller. Watch Grodin deny The Muppets entrance to Disney-MGM Studios (the present-day Disney’s Hollywood Studios).
Disney Parks fans know Grodin as Left Brain from the former EPCOT attraction Cranium Command. Watch our video of Cranium Command below:
What was your favorite Charles Grodin role? Let us know in the comments.