U.S. actor Charles Grodin dead at age 86 from cancer - New York Times

Actor Charles Grodin attends the world premiere of the film "Captain Phillips" on the opening night gala of the 51st New York Film Festival

(Reuters) - American actor Charles Grodin, known for his deadpan comic delivery in Broadway, film and television roles, died on Tuesday at age 86 at his home in Winton, Connecticut, the New York Times reported.

The newspaper, citing Grodin's son, said the cause of death was bone marrow cancer.

(Reporting by Steve Gorman in Los Angeles; editing by Jonathan Oatis)