Actor George Segal Has Died at Age 87 After Complications During Surgery

Actor George Segal Has Died at Age 87 After Complications During Surgery

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Actor George Segal has passed away at the age of 87 following complications from surgery.

Segal most recently played Albert “Pops” Solomon on “The Goldbergs.” The last episode he filmed before his death will air on April 7th. According to Deadline, the show is expected to pay tribute to him on-air.

His long career also included an Oscar-nominated role in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” in 1966 and a role in the popular sitcom “Just Shoot Me.”

His wife Sonia announced his death, saying, “The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to complications from bypass surgery.”

Tributes to the beloved actor poured in. Segal’s co-star on the show, Wendi McLendon-Covey posted a photo of herself and the actor writing simply, “Grateful.”

 

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(Variety)

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