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‘Maude' co-star Bill Macy dies at 97

Bill Macy, the long-suffering foil for Bea Arthur's feminist "Maude" on the 1970s sitcom, has died at the age of 97, The Associated Press reported Friday.

Neil Simon's comedy straddled theater, movies, TV

Neil Simon operated in a space few writers could, successfully navigating the formidable gaps that separate the worlds of theater, movies and TV in a manner that established him as one of the most influential comedy writers of the 20th century.