Nominated for 4 Oscars.
Another 7 wins & 14 nominations.
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The Prisoner of Second Avenue. Comedy/drama. Written by Neil Simon
. Directed by Mike Nichols
. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 11 Nov 1971- 29 Sep 1973 (798 performances + 4 previews that began on 8 Mar 1971). Cast: Peter Falk
(as "Mel Edison"), Lee Grant
(as "Edna Edison"), Vincent Gardenia
(as "Harry Edison"), Dena Dietrich (as "...
2 Biographical Movies |
1 Print Biography |
2 Interviews |
2 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
I don't like writing for comedians. I like writing for actors. The best comedians are the best actors.
In 1966 Simon had four shows playing in Broadway theaters at the same time: 'Sweet Charity', 'The Star-Spangled Girl', 'The Odd Couple', and 'Barefoot in the Park'.