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 |
1 Article |
3 Pictorials |
5' 3¾" (1.62 m)
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[Academy Award acceptance speech]: Thank you. I really must have wanted, otherwise: Why would I worn all wedding dress? (laughter from the audience) I think we had a fight twenty years ago (referring to her being blacklisted), but he's changed, I know I haven't. But I would like to thank the artistic community for sustaining me in my wins and losses and sitting on the curb, whatever it was. I ...
Revealed in 1978, along with many other actresses, that she had undergone an abortion early in her career.