Charles Kimbrough

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Charles Kimbrough (born May 23, 1936) is an American character actor known for having played the straight-faced anchorman Jim Dial on Murphy Brown. In 1990, his performance in the role earned him a nomination for an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series". Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Kimbrough has extensive stage experience. In 1971, he was nominated for a Tony for best featured actor in a musical as Harry in Stephen Sondheim's Company. In 1984, he performed in the original Broadway cast of Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George. He also starred in the original Broadway production of A.R. Gurney's comedy Sylvia. He is married to actress and fellow Company cast mate Beth Howland, known for her television work as Vera Louise Gorman-Novak on the sitcom Alice. He studied theater and drama at Indiana University Bloomington, and graduated in 1958.
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