The Goodbye Girl Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings. After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.
The Academy Awards 1977 Best Actor Richard Dreyfus.The acting in this film was recognized by the Academy with nominations for Richard Dreyfuss (Best Actor), Marsha Mason (Best Actress), and Quinn Cummings (Best Supporting Actress).
"The Goodbye Girl" Marsha Mason, Richard Dreyfuss 1977 Warner Brothers
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The Goodbye Girl Directed by: Herbert RossWritten by: Neil SimonAlso central to the depiction of New York: playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon. In The Goodbye Girl, dancer Paula McFadden (Marsha Mason) and her young daughter are forced to share a Manhattan apartment with struggling actor Elliot Garfield (Richard Dreyfuss). There is no realer New York reality — and of course their spite for each other turns into love, because this is a movie after all.