Actor, Tony Randall, was born Ira Leonard Rosenberg on Feb 26, 1920 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Randall appeared in over 90 film and TV roles. His best known films include Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, The Mating Game, Let's Make Love, Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back and Send Me No Flowers. Tony Randall is probably most famously remembered for his role as the neurotic neat-nick Felix Unger in TV's The Odd Couple (1970 to 1975) opposite Jack Klugman as Oscar. Randall died at the age of 84 on May 17, 2004 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Westchester Hills Cemetery in Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, NY.
Tony Randall made no films until his late thirties, then was riotously successful as the lead in satirical comedies at Fox, as well as for his roles as the hero's droll friend in Doris Day films at Universal.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
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Tony Randall co-starred in three movies with Doris Day and Rock Hudson: Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back and Send Me No Flowers.
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Mike: No sir.
Dr. Lao: Wise answer.
Dr. Lao: Now, Mr. Cunningham, do you suppose this garrulous intruder may be a... a swindler, perhaps, an assassin, a charlatan plotting some curious disaster for your town? Such characters exist, but they are secretive rather than mysterious. I, sir, am a major mystery.
Ed Cunningham: Hey! How come you speak perfect English all of a sudden?
Dr. Lao: [no accent] Oh, it comes and goes. Whatever dialect the mood requires.
Ed Cunningham: Oh, it just comes and goes?
Dr. Lao: [thick Chinese accent] Whassa matta you? Alla time asking silly questions! Wise guy!
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