Art Carney

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Art Carney : biography

November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1941 Pot o’ Gold Band memberRadio announcer Uncredited
1950 PM Picnic Narrator
1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce Joey Friedlander
1967 A Guide for the Married Man Technical Adviser (Joe X)
1974 Harry and Tonto Harry Coombes Academy Award for Best ActorGolden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings Deacon John Wesley Gore
1976 Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood J.J. Fromberg
1977 The Late Show Ira Wells National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Scott Joplin John Stark
1978 Movie Movie Doctor Blaine/Doctor Bowers
House Calls Dr. Amos Willoughby
The Star Wars Holiday Special Trader Saun Dann
1979 Going in Style Al Pasinetti Award
Steel Pignose Moran
Sunburn Marcus
Ravagers Sergeant
1980 Roadie Corpus C. Redfish
Defiance Abe
Fighting Back: The Rocky Bleier Story Art Rooney TV film
1981 St. Helens Harry Truman
Take This Job and Shove It Charlie Pickett
1982 Better Late Than Never Charley Dunbar
1983 The Last Leaf Mr. Behrman
1984 Firestarter Irv Manders
The Muppets Take Manhattan Bernard Crawford
The Naked Face Morgens
The Night They Saved Christmas Santa Claus
The Undergrads Mel Adler
1985 Izzy and Moe Moe Smith
1986 Miracle of the Heart Father O’Halleran
1987 Night Friend Monsignor O’Brien
1990 Where Pigeons Go to Die Da
1993 Last Action Hero Frank

Early life

Carney, youngest of six sons (Fred, Jack, Ned, Phil, Robert), was born in Mount Vernon, New York, the son of Helen (née Farrell) and Edward Michael Carney, who was a newspaper man and publicist."", The New York Times, November 12, 2003 His family was Irish American and Catholic. China Daily.com. 12 November 2003. He attended A B Davis High School. Carney was drafted as an infantryman during World War II. During the Battle of Normandy, he was wounded in the leg by shrapnel and walked with a limp for the rest of his life.