George Segal (American actor) Died at the age of 87.


American actor George Segal, who had filmed with Sidney Lumet, Stanley Kramer, Robert Altman, died at the age of 87. Humorous Segal excelled in dramatic and humorous roles and displayed a lifetime of enthusiasm for banjo.

Tuesday, March 23, in California, American actor George Segal died at 87. He was nominated in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 1967 for his performance. 

George Segal died "of complications from heart bypass surgery," his wife Sonia said in a magazine statement.

In a small town in New York State, born on February 17, 1934, in the early 1960s, George Segal made his film debut. In The Longest Day, an epic 1962 fresco on the D-Day landings, he appeared for a minor role. 

Showing more than 50 films

However, his main feats of arms come a few years later with, therefore, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966) by Mike Nichols, alongside two film giants, Elizabeth Taylor, and Richard Burton.

He played a prominent role in eminent directors like Stanley Kramer in 1965 in Sidney Lumet or La Nef des Fous in1968 in Bye-bye Braverman.

Until 2010 showing more than 50 films. In addition, in 1974, he received his Oscar nomination, the Golden Globe for best actor for his role in, A mistress in the arms, a woman on the back, a British comedy by Melvin Frank.

He played Pops Solomon in the series "The Goldbergs."

George Segal was known for his role on TV, mainly at sitcoms. He played the role of Pops Solomon in the series The Goldberg in 2013.

Tributes have multiplied on Twitter. James Gunn tweeted, George Segal was "a movie star who caught our attention while still looking like one of us. The latter was directed for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy.

Adam Goldberg creator Les Goldberg series Today, we have lost a legend. He adds, just like my grandfather, George Segal was the ideal person to play Pops. 

The TV series tweeted it officially. His talents have left an unforgettable impression, and we are grateful for his laugh and the joy he has given us all.