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Art Carney (1918–2003)


Art Carney was born on November 4, 1918 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Arthur William Matthew Carney. He was an actor, known for Harry and Tonto (1974), Firestarter (1984) and Going in Style (1979). He was married to Jean Wilson Myers (remarried), Barbara Carney and Jean Wilson Myers. He died on November 9, 2003 in Chester, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Harry and Tonto
(1974)
Firestarter
Firestarter Irv Manders
(1984)
Going in Style
(1979)
Last Action Hero
(1993)

Filmography

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 1993 Last Action Hero
Frank
 1990 Uncle Buck (TV Series)
Pete
- The Gray Fox (1990) ... Pete
 1990 Where Pigeons Go to Die (TV Movie)
 1987-1989 The Cavanaughs (TV Series)
James 'The Weasel' Cavanaugh
- Just Weaseled (1989) ... James 'The Weasel' Cavanaugh
- Weasel Waltz (1988) ... James 'The Weasel' Cavanaugh
- He Ain't Heavy, Father... (1987) ... James 'The Weasel' Cavanaugh
 1988 Night Friend
Monsignor O'Brien
 1986 Miracle of the Heart: A Boys Town Story (TV Movie)
Father Michael T. O'Halloran
 1985 The Blue Yonder (TV Movie)
Henry Coogan
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Morty
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1985) ... Morty
 1985 Izzy & Moe (TV Movie)
Moe Smith
 1985 The Undergrads (TV Movie)
Mel Adler
 1984 The Night They Saved Christmas (TV Movie)
Santa Claus
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
Bernard Crawford
 1984 The Naked Face
Morgens
 1984 Firestarter
Irv Manders
 1984 A Doctor's Story (TV Movie)
Harry Wickes
 1984 Terrible Joe Moran (TV Movie)
Tony
 1983 The Last Leaf (Short)
Mr. Behrman
 1983 Better Late Than Never
Charley Dunbar
 1982 Fame (TV Series)
Tim O'Banyan
- A Big Finish (1982) ... Tim O'Banyan
 1981 The Leprechauns' Christmas Gold (TV Short)
Narrator / Blarney Kilakilarney (voice)
 1981 St. Helens
Harry Truman
 1981 Take This Job and Shove It
Charlie Pickett
 1981 Bitter Harvest (TV Movie)
Walter Peary
 1980 Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier (TV Movie)
Art Rooney
 1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (TV Movie)
Robert Stroud
 1980 Roadie
Corpus C. Redfish
 1980 Defiance
Abe
 1979 Going in Style
Al
 1979 Alice (TV Series)
Art Carney
- My Cousin, Art Carney (1979) ... Art Carney
 1979 Letters from Frank (TV Movie)
Frank Miller
 1979 Sunburn
Marcus
 1979 Steel
Pignose Moran
 1979 Ravagers
Sergeant
 1979 You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie)
Grandpa Martin Vanderhof
 1978/I The Honeymooners (TV Movie)
Ed Norton
 1978 Movie Movie
Dr. Blaine (segment "Dynamite Hands") / Dr. Bowers (segment Baxter's Beauties of 1933")
 1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie)
Saun Dann
 1978 Le mutant (TV Mini-Series)
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie)
Ognir's Father
 1978 House Calls
Dr. Amos Willoughby
 1978/II The Honeymooners (TV Movie)
Ed Norton
 1977 Scott Joplin (TV Movie)
John Stark
 1977 The Honeymooners (TV Movie)
Ed Norton / Scrooge / Tiny Tim
 1976-1977 Lanigan's Rabbi (TV Series)
Police Chief Paul Lanigan
- In Hot Weather, the Crime Rate Soars (1977) ... Police Chief Paul Lanigan
- Say It Ain't So, Chief (1977) ... Police Chief Paul Lanigan
- The Cadaver in the Clutter (1977) ... Police Chief Paul Lanigan
- Corpse of the Year (1977) ... Police Chief Paul Lanigan
- Pilot (1976) ... Police Chief Paul Lanigan
 1977 The Late Show
Ira Wells
 1976 Christmas in Disneyland (TV Movie)
Gramps / Dr. Wunderbar
 1976 What Now, Catherine Curtis? (TV Movie)
Mr. Slaney
 1976 The Honeymooners (TV Movie)
Ed Norton
 1975 Katherine (TV Movie)
Thornton Alman
 1975 Death Scream (TV Movie)
Mr. Jacobs
 1974 Happy Anniversary and Goodbye (TV Movie)
Malcom Michaels
 1974 Harry and Tonto
Harry
 1973 The Jackie Gleason Special (TV Movie)
Ed Norton
 1972 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series)
Barney
- The Female Instinct (1972) ... Barney
 1970 The Great Santa Claus Switch (TV Movie)
Santa Claus / Cosmo Scam
 1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Skeet
 1966-1970 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Ed Norton / Old King Cole / The Shoemaker / ...
- The Honeymooners: Operation Protest (1970) ... Ed Norton
- Double Trouble (1969) ... Ed Norton
- The Honeymooners: The Match Game (1969) ... Ed Norton
 1967 A Guide for the Married Man
Technical Adviser (Joe X)
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
The Archer
- Walk the Straight and Narrow (1966) ... The Archer
- Shoot a Crooked Arrow (1966) ... The Archer
 1962-1966 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Ed Norton
- The Honeymooners: The Adoption (1966) ... Ed Norton
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Ed Norton
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Ed Norton
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce
Joey Friedlander
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
Norman Cushing
- Smelling Like a Rose (1964) ... Norman Cushing
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. E.J. Timothy
- The Timothy Heist (1964) ... Dr. E.J. Timothy
 1964 A Day Like Today (TV Movie)
 1963-1964 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Walter Matthews / Gerald Q. Wert
- A Day Like Today (1964) ... Walter Matthews
- The Triumph of Gerald Q. Wert (1963) ... Gerald Q. Wert
 1961 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
Tim O'Halloran
- O'Halloran's Luck (1961) ... Tim O'Halloran
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series)
Tim O'Halloran
- O'Halloran's Luck (1961) ... Tim O'Halloran
 1959-1961 Art Carney Special (TV Series)
Milton / Axel Heist / Stage Manager
- Full Moon Over Brooklyn (1960) ... Milton
- Victory (1960) ... Axel Heist
- Three in One (1960)
- Call Me Back (1960)
 1960 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Henry Corwin
- The Night of the Meek (1960) ... Henry Corwin
 1960 The Right Man (TV Movie)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
 1960 The Big Sell (TV Movie)
Ed Norton
 1959 At the Movies (TV Movie)
Performer
 1957-1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Ernie Pandish / Robert Briscoe / Lord Fancourt Babberly
- The Velvet Alley (1959) ... Ernie Pandish
- The Fabulous Irishman (1957) ... Robert Briscoe
- Where's Charley? (1957) ... Lord Fancourt Babberly
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Cyril T. Jones
- Safety for the Witness (1958) ... Cyril T. Jones
 1958 The Sid Caesar Show (TV Movie)
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Elwood P. Dowd
- Harvey (1958) ... Elwood P. Dowd
 1952-1957 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Ed Norton / Clem Finch / Sketch Actor / ...
- Manager of the Baseball Team (1957) ... Ed Norton
- Episode dated 25 May 1957 (1957) ... Ed Norton
- Six Months to Live (Re-Staging) (1957) ... Ed Norton
- Episode dated 20 April 1957 (1957) ... Sketch Actor
- I Remember Mau Mau (1957) ... Ed Norton
 1955-1956 The Honeymooners (TV Series)
Ed Norton
- A Man's Pride (1956) ... Ed Norton
- Dial J for Janitor (1956) ... Ed Norton
- The Bensonhurst Bomber (1956) ... Ed Norton
- Alice and the Blonde (1956) ... Ed Norton
- Mind Your Own Business (1956) ... Ed Norton
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
Henri the Stagehand
- The Man Who Was Irresistable to Women (1956) ... Henri the Stagehand
 1955 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Guest
- Episode #5.2 (1955) ... Guest
 1953-1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Horace Ford / Mr. Gubbins / The Author / ...
- The Incredible World of Horace Ford (1955) ... Horace Ford
- A Letter to Mr. Gubbins (1954) ... Mr. Gubbins
- Confessions of a Nervous Man (1953) ... The Author
- The Laugh Maker (1953) ... Bill Berkson
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Donald Lam
- The Bigger They Come (1955) ... Donald Lam
 1954 Panama Hattie (TV Movie)
 1954 The Best of Broadway (TV Series)
Woozy
- Panama Hattie (1954) ... Woozy
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
- Uncle Harry (1954)
- Burlesque (1954)
 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
The Mad Hatter
- Alice in Wonderland (1954) ... The Mad Hatter
 1953-1954 Suspense (TV Series)
- Mr. Nobody (1953)
 1953 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
- The Square Hole (1953)
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
- I'll Be Waiting (1953)
 1951-1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Curley / Mike
- Thanks for a Lovely Evening (1953) ... Curley
- The Twinkle in Her Eye (1951) ... Mike
 1950-1952 Cavalcade of Stars (TV Series)
Ed Norton / Clem Finch / Sedgewick Van Gleason / ...
- Vacation at Fred's Landing (1952) ... Ed Norton
- Cold (1952) ... Ed Norton
- Christmas Party (1951) ... Ed Norton
- The Quiz Show (1951) ... Ed Norton
- The Ring Salesman (1951) ... Ed Norton / Happy Larry Barnaby
 1951 The Dagmar Story (TV Movie)
Artie
 1951 The Victor Borge Show (TV Series)
Franz Shubert / Man in Picture Frame
- Episode #1.2 (1951) ... Franz Shubert
- Episode #1.1 (1951) ... Man in Picture Frame (uncredited)
 1951 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Sedgewick van Gleason
- Episode #2.1 (1951) ... Sedgewick van Gleason
 1950 PM Picnic (Short)
Various Characters (voice)
 1948-1950 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series)
Newton the Waiter / Charlie the Doorman / Lord Newton Chistlewick
- Episode dated 12 November 1950 (1950) ... Newton the Waiter
- Episode #3.20 (1950) ... Newton the Waiter
- September 28, 1950 (1950) ... Newton the Waiter / Lord Newton Chistlewick
- Episode #3.13 (1950) ... Newton the Waiter
- Episode #3.12 (1950) ... Newton the Waiter
 1941 Pot o' Gold
Band Member / Radio Announcer (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (87 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Neil Simon's play, "The Prisoner of Second Avenue," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Portrayals | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I love Ed Norton and what he did for my career. But the truth is that we couldn't have been more different. Norton was the total extrovert, there was no way you could put down his infectious good humor. Me? I'm a loner and a worrier. See more »

Trivia:

Jackie Gleason once stated that Carney was 90% responsible for the success of The Honeymooners (1955). See more »

Nickname:

Mr. C

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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