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Neil Simon

Neil SimonAKA Marvin Neil Simon

Born: 4-Jul-1927
Birthplace: Bronx, NY
Died: 26-Aug-2018
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Pound Ridge Cemetery, Pound Ridge, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Odd Couple

Military service: US Army (1945-46)

Father: Irving Simon (garment salesman)
Mother: Mamie ("May")
Brother: Danny Simon
Wife: Joan Baim (m. 10-Sep-1953, d. 1973)
Wife: Marsha Mason (actress, m. 25-Oct-1973, div. 1981)
Wife: Diane Lander (m. 1987, div. 1988)
Wife: Diane Lander (m. 1990, div. 1998)
Wife: Elaine Joyce (m. Sep-1999)
Daughter: Nancy (b. 1963, by Joan)
Daughter: Bryn
Daughter: Ellen (b. 1958, by Joan)

    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY (1943)
    University: New York University
    University: University of Denver

    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    EMILY's List
    Jefferson Awards Board of Selectors
    Golden Globe
    Kennedy Center Honor 1995
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1991 for Lost in Yonkers
    Kidney Transplant 2-Mar-2004 (donor is publicist Bill Evans)
    Camp: Surprise Lake
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Alzheimer's

Author of books:
Rewrites: A Memoir (1996, memoir)
The Play Goes On (1999)

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