The Odd Couple. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Plymouth Theatre (moved to The Eugene O'Neill Theatre from 1 Aug 1966- close): 10 Mar 1965- 2 Jul 1967 (964 performances + 2 previews that began on 8 Mar 1965). Cast: Art Carney
(as "Felix Ungar"), Walter Matthau
(as "Oscar Madison"), Paul Dooley
(as "Speed"), John Fiedler
3 Portrayals |
9 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[on his role as Ed Norton on The Honeymooners
(1955)] I'm trying to change my image. You don't like going through life with your name synonymous with sewers.
Won the Academy Award for playing the 72-year-old Harry Coombes in the sentimental film Harry and Tonto
(1974). He was only 55 at the time but used makeup, grew a mustache, whitened his hair and stopped masking his limp.