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Oscar-nominated actor George Segal dead at 87 – Press Telegram

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Los Angeles-George Segal, an Oscar-nominated actor who spared with Richard Burton in “The Fear of Virginia Wolf,” romance Glenda Jackson in “A Touch of Class” and win a laugh in the television comedy “Goldberg.” I did. His wife Sonia said on Tuesday at the age of 87.

“The family has been overwhelmed this morning by announcing the death of George Segal due to complications from bypass surgery,” Sonia Segal said in a statement to a variety of entertainment venues and Deadline Hollywood. It was.

Fascinating and witty, Seagull had a dramatic and comedy role and a lifelong passion for banjos. He performed in 1981 with his group Beverly Hills Private Jazz Band at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Seagull’s acting career began on stage and television in New York in the early 1960s. He soon moved to the film, acting as an artist in the star-studded ensemble drama “Ship of Fools,” and in 1965 in “King Rat,” a wise American conspiracy in a World War II prisoner-of-war camp. Played the human body.

Two years later, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in the miserable marriage drama “Who is afraid of Virginia Woolf?” With Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.

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