The Odd Couple. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal. Directed by Mike Nichols
. Plymouth Theatre (moved to The Eugene O'Neill Theatre from 1 Aug 1966- close): 10 Mar 1965- 2 Jul 1967 (964 performances + 2 previews that began on 8 Mar 1965). Cast: Art Carney
(as "Felix ...
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Did You Know?
I know that if I had done Elmer Gantry
(1960), I would have been more of a movie name. But I'm sure I would not have done as many plays as I've done. I've had exactly the kind of career I hoped for.
Studying acting with Uta Hagen
at the Herbert Berghof Studios, he later was a strong disciple of the Actors Studio in New York. It was Elia Kazan
, who gave Hingle his big screen break by casting him in the unbilled role of a bartender in On the Waterfront
(1954). Later he played Warren Beatty
's browbeating father in Kazan's Splendor in the Grass
(1961). Kazan also cast him as the original Goober ...