Abe Vigoda

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Abe Vigoda
  • Birth Name: Abraham Charles Vigodah
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/24/1921, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Abe Vigoda Fast Facts:
  • Made his first stage appearance at the age of 17.
  • As a teenager, studied acting at the American Theatre Wing in New York City.
  • Got his big break with a supporting role in the movie The Godfather (1972) after the age of 50.
  • Was erroneously referred to as "the late" Abe Vigoda in a 1982 People magazine article and subsequently had to deny reports of his death for many years.
  • Abe Vigoda Relationships:
  • Samuel Vigoda - Father
  • Beatrice Schy Vigoda - Wife (deceased)
  • Carol - Daughter
  • Bill Vigoda - Brother
  • Lena Moses Vigoda - Mother
  • Abe Vigoda Awards:
  • 1978 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1976 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee

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