The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1971). 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"),
1 Print Biography |
1 Interview |
2 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
5' 3¾" (1.62 m)
Did You Know?
The Oscar has endured because of our yearning for excellence. Getting one is like being appointed valedictorian from the bottom of the class. The "outs", like me, get their moment to be "in", for as long as it lasts.
Declined the lead role that ultimately went to Beatrice Arthur on "The Golden Girls" (1985). Ironically, Grant's daughter Dinah Manoff went on to have a supporting on the TV series "Empty Nest" (1988), which is a spin-off of "The Golden Girls".
New York City accent