American playwright Neil Simon has died at the age of 91. He had been suffering from kidney problems and Alzheimer’s disease.
Sources tell TMZ, that after being on life support, Simon died Sunday morning at 1 AM ET. Simon wrote “Barefoot in the Park” in 1963. He won several Tony Awards for “The Odd Couple, “Biloxi Blues” and “Lost in Yonkers.” During his career, Simon wrote more than 30 plays.
He was the first playwright to have a Broadway theater named after him.
Source: Neil Simon Dead at 91 | TMZ.com