Neil Simon is an award-winning American screenwriter and playwright known for writing famous plays such as 1961's Come Blow Your Horn and 1965's The Odd Couple, which earned him a Tony Award. In 1991, he won another Tony Award and the highly prestigious Pulitzer Prize for his play Lost in Yonkers. Besides his plays, he is also known for writing the screenplays of numerous films such as 1970's The Out-of-Towners and 1977's The Goodbye Girl.
He was born to Mamie and Irving Simon. He is the younger brother of acclaimed television writer Danny Simon. Before his marriage to actress Elaine Joyce in 1999, he was married four times. He had three children from his previous marriages.
He received his induction into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1983.
In 2004, he was the recipient of a kidney transplant.
Money brings some happiness. But after a certain point, it just brings more money.Neil Simon
Sports is the only entertainment where, no matter how many times you go back, you never know the ending.Neil Simon
Sudden money is going from zero to two hundred dollars a week. The rest doesn't count.Neil Simon
Take care of him. And make him feel important. And if you can do that, you'll have a happy and wonderful marriage. Like two out of every ten couples.Neil Simon
You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way. As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me into my present vocation in life, comedy.Neil Simon
was a famous American playwright,
who was born on
July 4, 1927. As a person born on this date, Neil Simon is listed in our database as the 18th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 4) and the 27th most popular for the year (1927).
People born on July 4
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Neil Simon is the 696th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Neil Simon's birthday, Neil Simon is the 4450th most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in The Bronx, New York City, U.S.
In general, Neil Simon ranks as the 8123rd
most popular famous person, and the 221st most popular author / writer / novelist / playwright of all time.
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