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Neil Simon

Writer, Producer
4 June 1927 to 26 August 2018

A prolific American playwright who was already an established TV writer when he won a Tony Award for The Odd Couple, Simon’s play was subsequently successfully adapted for film (1968) and television (1970-1975). He received BAFTA nominations for The Sunshine Boys (1975) and The Goodbye Girl (1977) and was also a multiple Oscar and Emmy nominee.

Read Neil Simon's Guardian obituary here.