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Art Carney

Actor Art Carney

Full Name: Arthur William Matthew Carney
Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: Harry and Tonto, W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings and The Muppets Take Manhattan.

Born: November 4, 1918
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: November 9, 2003 (aged 85)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Historical Events

  • 1957-11-20 Morton Wishengrad's dramatic play "Rope Dancers", starring Art Carney, Siobhán McKenna, and Theodore Bikel, premieres at Cort Theatre, NYC; runs for 189 performances
  • 1975-04-08 47th Academy Awards: "The Godfather Part II", Ellen Burstyn & Art Carney win

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