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.
Suffered a nervous breakdown over the end of his 25-year marriage to wife Jean due to his addictions to alcohol, amphetamines and barbiturates. After recovering fully in the 70s, he not only won an Oscar award but also his wife. They remarried.