Death of Gene Saks

November 8, 1921 - March 28, 2015
New York, New York | Age 93

Tony winner and Neil Simon director dies
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By MARK KENNEDY, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. He was 93.

Saks, who won three Tony Awards for his direction, died from pneumonia Saturday at his East Hampton home in New York, according to his son Daniel.

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