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Matthew Perry to reboot 'The Odd Couple' for CBS

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Matthew Perry is set to star in, write and executive produce a TV re-imagining of "The Odd Couple," the Hollywood Reporter said.
Jane Kean of 'Honeymooners' fame dead at 90

Jane Kean of 'Honeymooners' fame dead at 90

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Entertainer Jane Kean, who played Trixie on the 1960s revival of "The Honeymooners," has died of complications from a fall in Burbank, Calif., her family said.

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Randolph accepts being last 'Honeymooner'

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Joyce Randolph has made her peace with her current role as the last surviving main cast member of the iconic TV series, "The Honeymooners."

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Neil Simon honored with Twain Prize

NEW YORK, June 15 (UPI) -- Neil Simon, who has written more than 40 Broadway plays, has been selected as this year's recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

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Art Carney
Actor Art Carney holds up two fingers on April 9, 1975 in Hollywood, showing two reasons why he thinks he won an Oscar as the best Actor for his role in “Harry And Tonto.” Carney said that the two reasons were that his agent made him do the picture and his agent told him, “You are old.” (UPI Photo/ees/Files)
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Arthur William Matthew “Art” Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning American actor in film, stage, television and radio. Carney portrayed the upstairs neighbor and sewer worker Ed Norton, opposite Jackie Gleason's Ralph Kramden in the famous situation comedy The Honeymooners.

Carney, youngest of six sons (Fred, Jack, Ned, Phil, Robert), was born in Mount Vernon, New York, the son of Helen (née Farrell) and Edward Michael Carney, who was a newspaper man and publicist. His family was Irish American and Catholic. He attended A B Davis High School. Carney was drafted as an infantryman during World War II. During the Battle of Normandy, he was wounded in the leg by shrapnel and walked with a limp for the rest of his life.

Carney was married three times to two women: Jean Myers, from 1940 to 1965, and again from 1980 to his death; and Barbara Isaac from December 21, 1966 to 1977. He had three children with Jean Myers: Brian , Eileen & Paul .

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