American actor George Segal, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, has passed away at the age of 87.
His wife, Sonia Sejal, said in a statement on Tuesday: “With hearts squeezed in pain, the family announces the news of George Segal’s death this morning as a result of complications from surgery to remove a coronary artery blockage.”
Seagal was famous for his altercations with Richard Burton in the movie (He’s Afrid of Virginia Woolf) “Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf”, and his love for Glinda Jackson in (Attach of Class) “A Touch of Class”, as well as grabbing laughter in the sitcom series (The Goldbergs). The Goldberg family. ”
Segal was attractive and intelligent, and excelled in dramatic and comedic roles, most recently the role of Albert “Pops” Solomon, a calm and balanced person in the comic series “The Goldberg Family”.
Seagal’s artistic career began on New York theaters and on television in the early 1960s, and soon he moved to the cinema and played the role of an artist in the movie (Sheep of Fools) “Ship of Fools”, which included a constellation of stars.
In 1967, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the marital drama “Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Along with Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.
But it was comedic roles that cemented his status as a star through a series of 1970s films, which placed him in the first category of directors and stars such as Jackson, who won the Oscar for her role in the movie “A Touch of Roqy”.