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Art Carney

Art Carney (November 4, 1918 - November 11, 2003) was an American actor.

Born Arthur William Matthew Carney in Mount Vernon, New York, he gained lifelong fame for his portrayal of sewer worker Ed Norton opposite Jackie Gleason's Ralph Kramden in the popular television comedy show The Honeymooners. Art Carney also had many screen and stage roles, including the portrayal of Felix Unger in The Odd Couple. He was nominated for seven Emmy Awards.

In 1973 he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as an elderly man going on the road with his pet cat in Harry and Tonto. He has also appeared in such films as W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings, The Late Show, House Calls, Movie Movie and Going in Style.

Carney has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6627 Hollywood Blvd.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Art Carney Facts

Birth NameWilliam Matthew Carney
BirthdayNovember 4, 1918
BirthplaceMount Vernon, New York, USA
Date of deathNovember 11, 2003 (age 85)
Awards1975 Academy Awards: Best Actor (for Harry and Tonto)
1975 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (for Harry And Tonto)

Selected Filmography

Going in Style
The Night of the Meek
The Muppets Take Manhattan
Last Action Hero
The Honeymooners
The Honeymooners : Lost Episodes 1951-1957
The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series
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