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)
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[on Ed Norton] I loved playing that character, because he was a representation of ninety-nine percent of men in the world. Ed was a Blue-Collar worker and not afraid to admit it. He would stand in front of big-wigs, telling them off. I was one of six children to a Blue-Collar worker, and I knew exactly what it was like for a man to work that hard to feed his wife and children. That character ...
His radio role as Philly on "The Joe and Ethel Turp Show" foreshadowed his Honeymooners characterization of Ed Norton.