“The family was astonished to announce that George Segal had passed away this morning due to complications from bypass surgery,” Sonya Segal said in a statement broadcast on Sony TV.
Segal was a native of Long Island, New York and his acting credits range from “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” In 1966, she won an Oscar nomination and a touch of sophistication in 1973.
By the 1970s, he was often playing leading men in movies like “The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox” and “Fun with Dick and Jane”. In the 1990s, Segal rose to fame with television roles, including the owner of slightly silly fashion magazine Jack Gallo in “Just Shoot Me!”
In 2013, producer Adam F.
His agent, Abby Hosh, described Segal as his close friend and client.
“I will miss his warmth, sense of humor and camaraderie. He was such a wonderful person,” he said in a statement provided by Sony.