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George Segal: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? actor dies aged 87

George Segal: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? actor dies aged 87

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EPAGeorge Segal, the US actor who was Oscar-nominated for his performance in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, has died at the age of 87.The New Yorker starred alongside Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in the 1966 film adaptation of Edward Albee's play.He went on to play comic roles in shows like The Goldbergs and Just Shoot Me.His wife Sonia Segal said she and her family were "devastated" to confirm he died on Tuesday in California.She added Segal had died "due to complications from bypass surgery".Hollywood actor and director Ben Stiller led tributes to Segal, describing him as an "iconic cool funny" movie star. My personal favorite George Segal movie is “The Hot Rock”. What a career. What a nice man, what an iconic cool funny 70’s movie star. #RIP— Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) March 2...
‘A wonderful human’: The Goldbergs actor George Segal dies aged 87

‘A wonderful human’: The Goldbergs actor George Segal dies aged 87

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Actor George Segal, best known for starring in US sitcom The Goldbergs, has died at the age of 87.Segal, who was Oscar-nominated for 1966 black comedy-drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, died on Tuesday in Santa Rosa, California. His wife Sonia Segal said: "The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to complications from bypass surgery."The actor has played Albert 'Pops' Solomon on TV comedy The Goldbergs since 2013.Also an accomplished banjo player, he starred as magazine publisher Jack Gallo in the US sitcom Just Shoot Me from 1997 to 2003. ...