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FILE – Actor Charles Grodin appears during the grand finale of the “Night of 100 Stars” benefit gala in New York’s Radio City Music Hall on Feb. 15, 1982. Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, died Tuesday at his home in Wilton, Conn. from bone marrow cancer. He was 86. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)