Neil Simon, ‘The Odd Couple’ and ‘The Goodbye Girl’ Playwright, Dies at 91
Neil Simon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright of Broadway’s most successful comedies, including “Barefoot in the Park,” “The Odd Couple” and “Plaza Suite,” died Saturday night due to complications from pneumonia. He was 91.
Simon’s achieved unparalleled success in theater and in film, having written more than thirty plays and musicals that opened on Broadway over a span of four decades. Among his numerous hits were “The Goodbye Girl,” “Barefoot in the Park,” “The Odd Couple,” “Sweet Charity” and “The Star Spangled Girl.”
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Source: The Wrap