Encyclopedia > Art Carney

  Article Content

Art Carney

Art Carney (born November 4, 1918) is an American actor.

Born in Mount Vernon, New York, Carney gained lifelong fame for his portrayal of sewer worker Ed Norton opposite Jackie Gleason's Ralph Kramden in The Honeymooners. But Carney has had many other screen and stage roles, including creating the role on stage of Felix Unger in The Odd Couple[?]. He has been 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.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Anna Karenina

... first meets Stiva who encourages him in this plan, but, later that evening, Kitty rejects him in the expectation that Vronsky is about to propose to her. The following ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 28.3 ms