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Hollywood actor and legend, George Segal, is confirmed dead – according to his wife ‘Sonia Schultz Greenbaum’ who revealed the sad news yesterday on 23rd of March 2021.

In a statement provided by Sony Television, the deceased’s wife – Sonia said; “The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to complications from bypass surgery.”

Segal was a prolific actor with a career spanning for more than six decades. He was a native of Long Island, New York and rose to fame in the 1960s. He is best known for starring in a film known as “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” in 1966, for which he received an Oscar Award nomination and so many others.

By the 1970s, he often played wry leading men in films such as “The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox,” and “Fun with Dick and Jane.” In the 90s, Segal was becoming better known for television roles, including as the slightly daft fashion magazine owner Jack Gallo in “Just Shoot Me!”

In 2013, producer Adam F. Goldberg cast Segal as the Jewish family patriarch Albert “Pops” Solomon in his semi-autobiographical series, “The Goldbergs.”

“By pure fate, I ended up casting the perfect person to play Pops,” Goldberg said on Twitter on Tuesday. “Just like my grandfather, George was a kid at heart with a magical spark.”
So many people have paid tribute to the deceased holywood legend including his agent, Abe Hoch who described Segal as his close friend and client. “I will miss his warmth, humor, camaraderie and friendship. He was a wonderful human,” he said in a statement provided by Sony Television.

The 87-year-old grabbed five Golden Globe Awards nominations for his on-screen performances, winning two of them. These included the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in 1974 for his performance in A Touch of Class Film.

His performances have also been recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

George was born on February 13th, 1934, in Great Neck, New York. He was married three times: to film editor Marion Sobel for about 26 years in marriage from 1956 until they divorced in 1983 – sired two daughters together, to music manager Linda Rogoff from 1983 until her death in 1996, and to his former school classmate Sonia Schultz Greenbaum since 1996 till the 23rd of March 2021 when he breathed his last.

The Hollywood legend leaves behind his two daughters he got in his first marriage with film editor Marion Sobel, Polly Segal and Elizabeth Segal.

Filmography:

1961 The Young Doctors
1962 The Longest Day
1963 Act One Lester
1964 Invitation to a Gunfighter
1964 The New Interns
1965 King Rat
1965 Ship of Fools
1966 Lost Command
1966 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1966 The Quiller Memorandum
1967 The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
1968 Bye Bye Braverman
1968 No Way to Treat a Lady
1968 The Girl Who Couldn’t Say No
1969 The Bridge at Remagen
1969 The Southern Star
1970 Loving
1970 Where’s Poppa?
1970 The Owl and the Pussycat
1971 Born to Win
1972 The Hot Rock
1973 Blume in Love
1973 A Touch of Class
1974 The Terminal Man
1974 California Split
1975 Russian Roulette
1975 The Black Bird
1976 The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox
1977 Fun with Dick and Jane
1977 Rollercoaster
1978 Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?
1979 Lost and Found
1980 The Last Married Couple in America
1981 Carbon Copy
1982 Killing ’em Softly
1985 Stick
1988 Run for Your Life
1989 Look Who’s Talking Now
1989 All’s Fair
1991 For the Boys
1991 Time of Darkness
1992 Me Myself & I
1992 Un orso chiamato Arturo
1993 Joshua Tree
1993 Look Who’s Talking Now
1994 Direct Hit
1995 To Die For
1995 The Babysitter
1995 The Feminine Touch
1995 Deep Down
1996 It’s My Party
1996 Flirting with Disaster
1996 The Cable Guy
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces
2005 Heights
2005 Chutzpuh, This Is?
2005 Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone
2007 Three Days to Vegas
2007 My Wife Is Retarded
2009 2012
2009 Made for Each Other
2010 Love & Other Drugs
2010 Ollie Klublershturf vs. the Nazis
2014 The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
2014 Elsa & Fred

REST IN PARADISE SEGAL!!!!

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