Tony Randall Biography
Birthday: February 26, 1920 (Pisces)
Born In: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Aryeh Leonard Rosenberg popularly known as Tony Randall was an American actor who rose to fame following his portrayal of the neat-freak, Felix Unger, in the TV show ‘The Odd Couple’. In the six decades of his career, Randall made immense contribution to Broadway, television and films. He was nominated for several awards of which he bagged the Emmy for ‘The Odd Couple’. Apart from acting he was also a raconteur and co-wrote a collection of show business anecdotes titled ‘Which Reminds Me’. He strongly promoted arts and often hosted the New York Philharmonic Orchestra's concerts in Central Park. Eventually, he founded the National Actors Theatre which was the only professional theatre company in a university in New York. Not only did he invest his own money in the venture, he also ensured that the tickets to his shows were reasonably priced so theatre enthusiast could enjoy his shows. He also supported several social causes and headed the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, which works towards raising funds for the treatment of the incurable neuromuscular disease. His personal life became the talk of the town after he married Heather Harlan who is 50 years his junior.