Tony award-winning U.S. playwright Neil Simon dies at 91

Playwright Neil Simon arrives for a program honoring him as the 2006 Mark Twain Prize recipient at the Kennedy Center in Washington October 15, 2006. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Files

(Reuters) – U.S. playwright Neil Simon, who became one of Broadway’s most prolific and popular playwrights as he combined humor, drama and introspection in works such as “The Odd Couple,” “The Goodbye Girl” and “Lost in Yonkers,” died on Sunday at the age of 91, his representatives said. Simon died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in […]

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