George Segal, Academy Award-nominated for Best Supporting Actor, has passed away at the age of 87.
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 the movie (Attach of Class) “A Touch of Class” as well as grabbing laughter in the sitcom series (The Goldbergs) “The Goldbergs.” “.
“With hearts squeezed in pain, the family announces the news of the death of George Segal this morning, as a result of complications from surgery to remove a coronary blockage,” said his wife, Sonia Segal, in a statement on Tuesday.
Seagal was charismatic, intelligent, and excelled in dramatic and comedic roles, most recently as Albert “Pops” Solomon, a calm and balanced widower in the comic series “The Goldbergs”.
On Twitter, Adam F. Goldberg is the producer of the television series based on his personal story, “Today We Lost a Legend.”
“It is a real honor that I have formed a small part of George Seagal’s wonderful legacy. By pure chance, he was chosen to play the role of Bobs. Like my grandfather, George was carrying the heart of a child with a magical touch.”
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 comedian roles that cemented his star status through a series of 1970s films, which placed him in the first category of directors and stars such as Jackson, who won an Oscar for her role in the movie “A Touch of Roqy”.