Neil Simon Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Neil Simon

This Biography is about one of the best Screenwriter Neil Simon including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Neil Simon
Real Name Neil Simon
Profession Playwrights
Nick Name Doc
Famous as Playwright & Screenwriter
Nationality American
Religion Jewish
Personal Life of Neil Simon
Born on 04 July 1927
Birthday 4th July
Age 89 Years
Sun Sign Cancer
Born in The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Family Background of Neil Simon
Father Irving Simon
Mother Mamie Simon
Siblings Danny Simon
Spouses/Partners Elaine Joyce (m. 1999), Diane Lander (m. 1990-1998), Diane Lander (m. 1987-1988), Marsha Mason (m. 1973-1981), Joan Baim (m. 1953-1973)
Children Ellen Simon, Nancy Simon, Bryn Simon
Education New York University, University of Denver
Awards 1991 – Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2006 – Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 1965 – Tony Award for Best Play
1965 – Tony Award for Best Author 1978 – Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture 1995 – Kennedy Center Honor 1996 – Helmerich Award 1969 – Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Comedy 1970 – Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Comedy 1972 Writers Guild of America Award The Trouble With People – David di Donatello Special Award 1971 – Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Comedy 1957 Emmy Award for Your Show of Shows 1959 Emmy Award for The Phil Silvers Show 1967 Evening Standard Award  Barefoot in the Park 1968 Sam S. Shubert Award  Sweet Charity 1972 Cue Entertainer of the Year Award 1975 Special Tony Award for contribution to theatre 1975 Writers Guild of America Award The Goodbye Girl 1978 Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay The Goodbye Girl 1979 Writers Guild of America Award Laurel Award 1981 Doctor of Humane Letters from Hofstra University 1983 American Theatre Hall of Fame 1983 New York Drama Critics Circle Award  Brighton Beach Memoirs 1983 Outer Critics Circle Award Brighton Beach Memoirs 1986 New York State Governor’s Award 1989 American Comedy Awards Lifetime Achievement 1991 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New Play  Lost in Yonkers 1995 Kennedy Center Honoree 1996 William Inge Theatre Festival Distinguished Achievement in the American Theater
Personal Fact of Neil Simon

Neil Simon is an American playwright and screenwriter. He has written around thirty plays and same number of movie scripts that have been mainly adapted from his stage writing. He is the writer with most number of Academy Award and Tony Award nominations. Simon started out by writing for television and wrote for successful TV shows like, The Phil Slivers Show and Your Shows of Shows his writing received acknowledgement through Emmy Awards.

This initial success encouraged him to write his own creative piece and after working on it for three years, he came out with his successful Broadway Come Blow your Horn in the early 1960s. There was no looking back for him after it and he wrote more plays and screen scripts. His writing career was so booming that one season he had four successful plays showing on Broadway at the same time and he became the only living playwright who has a theatre named after him – Neil Simon Theatre in New York. Simon’s work ranges from romantic comedy to farce to more serious dramatic comedy.

He touched topics like marital conflict, infidelity, sibling rivalry, adolescence, fear of aging, etc. with his writing. Most of his inspiration comes from the source of his unhappy and tormenting childhood, where he faced poverty and volatile marriage of his parents. Writing for him has always been a source of emotional stability, a technique he imbibed as a child when he used to take solace in the comedy movies of Charlie Chaplin.

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