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Art Carney

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Biography

Carney in 1959

Source: Wikipedia

Arthur William Matthew “Art” Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an American actor in film, stage, television and radio. He is best known for playing Ed Norton, opposite Jackie Gleason's Ralph Kramden in the situation comedy The Honeymooners, and for winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Harry and Tonto.

Fact file

  • Born: Arthur William Matthew Carney November 4, 1918 Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
  • Died: November 9, 2003 (aged 85) Chester, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Resting place: Riverside Cemetery, Old Saybrook, Connecticut
  • Residence: Westbrook, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Education: A.B. Davis High School
  • Occupation: Actor, voice-impersonations
  • Years active: 1941–1993
  • Home town: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Spouse(s): Jean Myers (1940–1965) Barbara Isaac (1966–1977) Jean Myers (1980–2003; his death)
  • Children: With Myers: Eileen, Brian, Paul
  • Family: Reeve Carney (Great-Nephew)

Read more about Art Carney at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

marcmalkin
Variety, 2018-10-05 13:00:38
Talk about having character. Variety has exclusively learned that Joe Morton, Jessica Walter, Joe Pantoliano, M. Emmet Walsh, James Cromwell, and Bruce Greenwood will be honored at this year’s Carney Awards. Named in honor of the late Art Carney, the Carney Awards were launched four years ago by radio personality ...

rrubin6
Variety, 2017-09-12 19:00:57
William H. Macy, Wendie Malick, William Fichtner, Richard Kind, and Xander Berkeley will be honored next month at the third annual Carney Awards, which celebrate achievements in character acting. The L.A.-based awards are named after Oscar and Emmy-winning actor Art Carney. Radio personality Elvis Duran, along with Elvis Duran Group ...

ogleibermanblog
Variety, 2017-04-07 02:15:52
In “Going in Style,” the 1979 Hollywood fable of old age in America that’s still remembered with a certain scrappy fondness, George Burns, Art Carney, and Lee Strasberg play brittle old fogies who team up to rob a bank, but it wouldn’t be quite accurate to call the result “a ...

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