Tony Randall

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  • Birth Name: Arthur Leonard Rosenberg
  • Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
  • Died: May 17, 2004
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Started his career on radio and was a regular on I Love a Mystery in the early 1940s.
  • Made his Broadway debut (as Anthony Randall) in a 1947 production of Antony and Cleopatra, starring Katharine Cornell and featuring newcomers Maureen Stapleton, Eli Wallach and Charlton Heston.
  • Was an Emmy nominee (along with costar Jack Klugman) for each of the five years of The Odd Couple; he won once, Klugman twice.
  • Was a guest on The Tonight Show more than 100 times with Johnny Carson.
  • Worked for years to establish a repertory theater on Broadway and in 1991 founded the National Actors Theatre.
  • Was a guest on the debut episode of Late Night with Conan O'Brien, which aired Sept. 13, 1993.
  • Received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Pace University in 2003.

Awards

  • 1972, Emmy — Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1971, Emmy — Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1983, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1973, Emmy — Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1974, Emmy — Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1960, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1958, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1962, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1977, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1997, Tony — Revival (Play): Nominee
  • 1994, Tony — Revival (Play): Nominee
  • 1996, Tony — Revival (Play): Nominee
  • 1958, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 1993, Tony — Revival: Nominee
  • 1954, Emmy — Best Series Supporting Actor: Nominee
  • 1975, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner

Relationships

  • Florence Gibbs Randall — Wife (deceased)
  • Heather Harlan Randall — Wife
  • Jefferson Salvini Randall — Son
  • Julia Laurette Randall — Daughter
  • Julia Rosenberg — Mother
  • Mogscha Rosenberg — Father

College

  • Attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Arthur Leonard Rosenberg
  • Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
  • Died: May 17, 2004
  • Profession: Actor

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