God's Favorite. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Scenic Design by William Ritman. Directed by Michael Bennett
. Assistant Director: Bob Avian
. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 11 Dec 1974- 22 Mar 1975 (116 performances + 7 previews that began on 3 Dec 1974). Cast: Vincent Gardenia
(as "Joe Benjamin"), Maria Karnilova (as "Rose Benjamin"),
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Highly effective in choleric or exasperated roles, and noted on screen for his comic portrayals of 'New Yawkers', particularly in 'The Front Page' (1974), or as Cher's father in 'Moonstruck' (1987).