© Reuters. Actor George Segal attended the 40th Anniversary Chaplin Awards Gala at Avery Fisher Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – George Segal, Oscar-nominated actor who co-starred with Richard Burton in “Who’s A Fear of Virginia Woolf”, fell in love with Glenda Jackson in “A Touch of Class” and laughed. in the television sitcom “The Goldbergs” Ms. Sonia, his wife, said Tuesday passed away at the age of 87.
“The family was heartbroken to announce that George Segal died this morning due to complications of the bypass surgery,” Sonia Segal said in a statement to Variety and Deadline Hollywood entertainment sites. .
Gracious and witty, Segal excelled in drama and comedy roles and has a lifelong passion for the banjo. He performed at Carnegie Hall in New York in 1981 with his group, the Beverly Hills Unpublic Jazz Band.
Segal’s acting career began on New York theater and television in the early 1960s. He quickly moved into the film industry, playing an artist in the all-star TV series “Ship of Fools” and a wicked, conspiracy American corporal in the Second World War POW camp in “King Rat” in 1965.
Two years later, he received an Academy Award nomination as best supporting actor in the painful marriage movie “Who’s A Fear of Virginia Woolf?” with Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.
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