Marsha MasonMarsha Mason
(born April 3
) is an American
actress. Born in St. Louis, Missouri
, she was married to playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
, and starred in several movies based on his works, including The Goodbye Girl
, Chapter Two
, Only When I Laugh
, The Cheap Detective
and Max Dugan Returns
. Chapter Two
, in fact, was based on her relationship with Simon.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Cinderella Liberty, The Goodbye Girl, Chapter Two and Only When I Laugh.
In 2001 she opened an herbal medicine shop, selling products from the garden of her home in Abiquiu, New Mexico.