Neil Simon

Neil Simon
1927 - 2018
Neil Simon  American Playwright

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Neil Simon was previously married to Elaine Joyce (1999 - 2018), Diane Lander (1990 - 1998), Marsha Mason (1973 - 1983) and Joan Baim (1953 - 1973).


American Playwright Neil Simon was born Marvin Neil Simon on 4th July, 1927 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 26th Aug 2018 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA aged 91. He is most remembered for The Goodbye Girl. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Neil Simon is a member of the following lists: American screenwriters, Kennedy Center honorees and Jewish comedians.


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Married4 22 years, 6 months 16 years, 6 months 9 years, 9 months
Total4 22 years, 6 months 16 years, 6 months 9 years, 9 months


First Name Marvin
Middle Name Neil
Last Name Simon
Full Name at Birth Marvin Neil Simon
Alternative Name Doc Simon
Age 91 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th July, 1927
Birthplace The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Died 26th August, 2018
Place of Death Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Renal Failure
Height 6' 1½" (187 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University New York University, University of Denver
Occupation Text Playwright, screenwriter, author
Occupation Playwright
Claim to Fame The Goodbye Girl
Music Genre (Text) Comedy, Autobiography, Drama, Farce
Year(s) Active 1948–2010

Marvin Neil Simon (July 4, 1927 – August 26, 2018) was an American playwright, screenwriter and author. He wrote more than 30 plays and nearly the same number of movie screenplays, mostly adaptations of his plays. He has received more combined Oscar and Tony Award nominations than any other writer.

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Neil Simon91 CancerPlaywright
Elaine Joyce76 SagittariusActress
Diane Lander70 SagittariusActress
Marsha Mason79 AriesActress
Joan Baim-Spouse


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
BrynFemaleDiane Lander


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Mare WildingMay 25, 2009

Neil Simon is the most hilarious comedy writer ever. He constantly builds a main plot with concurrent side plots and inside plots going on that makes the audience feel very privy to the situation. We need chicken pepperoni and we need it bad.

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