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Carney, Arthur William Matthew (Art)

Born: 1918 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comedians, Comics, Entertainers, Pianists


1918 - Born on November 4th in Mount Vermont, New York. American actor.

1936 - Graduated from A. B. Davis High School, in Mount Vernon.

1940 - Married to Jean Myers on August 15th.

1950 - Carney first became interested in The Honeymooners at the suggestion of writers Arne Rosen and Coleman Jacoby, who were then writing for Jackie Gleason on DuMont's Cavalcade of Stars.

1962 - He rejoined The Honeymooners for guest spots on 'The American Scene Magazine'.

1965 - He starred in the Broadway play "The Odd Couple".

1966 - Married to Barbara Isaac on December 21st.

1969 - Was nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for Brian Friel's "Lovers".

1974 - He starred in the movie, "Harry and Tonto".

1980 - Married to Jean Myers.

1984 - His role in the telefilm Terrible Joe Moran won him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Special.

2003 - Died on November 9th in Westbrook, Connecticut.

         - He was inducted in to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame.


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