George Segal, Venerated ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ and ‘The Goldbergs’ Actor, Dies at 87
George Segal, the Oscar-nominated actor from “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “The Goldbergs,” has died due to complications from bypass surgery, his family confirmed.
Segal was 87.Segal received five Golden Globe nominations, an Academy Award nomination, a BAFTA nomination, and won two Golden Globes during the course of his career.
Segal received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in 1966’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”“The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to complications from bypass surgery,” Sonia Segal, George’s wife, said in a statement.“I am saddened by the fact that my close friend and client of many years has passed away.
I will miss his warmth, humor, camaraderie and friendship.
He was a wonderful human.” Abe Hoch, Segal’s former manager and friend, added.Segal was a series regular for the past eight seasons