The Prisoner of Second Avenue. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Scenic Design by Richard Sylbert
[final Broadway credit]. Directed by Mike Nichols
. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 11 Nov 1971- 29 Sep 1973 (798 performances + 4 previews that began on 9 Oct 1971). Cast: Peter Falk
(as "Mel Edison"), Lee Grant
(as "Edna Edison"), Vincent
3 Portrayals |
9 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
I don't tell jokes, and if I tried, I couldn't hold an audience's attention for five minutes.
It was while appearing in "The Odd Couple" on Broadway that Carney suffered a nervous breakdown brought on by the failure of his twenty-five-year first marriage. He was forced to leave the play and enter a sanitarium for nearly six months.