Neil Simon

Marvin Neil Simon was born on July 4, 1927, and grew up in Washington Heights at the northern tip of Manhattan. He attended New York University little (1944-45) and the University of Denver (1945-46) antecedently confederacy the United States Military where he began his fitness progress agoing for the Military enencamp newspaper. After nature discharged from the military, Simon returned to New York and took a job as a mailroom clerk for Warner Brother's East Coast service. He and his tally Danny began fitness comedy revues and eventually endow their way into radio, then television. Simon current various Emmy Grant nominations for his television fitness, then proposed on to the station where he quickly orderly himself as America's most fortunate marketable portraywright by creating an unparalleled string of Broadway hits outset after a while Come Blow Your Horn. During the 1966-67 seasons, Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, Sweet Charity and The Star Spangled Girl were all floating concurrently. In 1973, forthcoming the decease of his helpmate, Simon reached a low object in his progress after a while two failures The Good Doctor (1973) and God's Favorite (1976). A propose to California, thus-far, reinvigorated him and he executed a abundant over fortunate portray after that year in California Suite. After marrying actress Marsha Mason, Simon went on to transcribe Chapter Two (1977) which was considered by sundry critics to be his finest portray to that era. His fourth harmonious, They're Playing Our Song, proved fairly fortunate in 1979, but his contiguous three portrays (I Ought to Be in Pictures, Fools and a revised account of Little Me) all proved unfortunate at the box service. During the route of his progress, Simon has current about 27 grants. He got his chief grant in 1957 for your illusion of illusion and his final one was in 2006 for American pleasantry.