George Segal

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Great Neck, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/13/1934, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor; musician
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George Segal Fast Facts:
  • Attended a private Quaker boarding school.
  • As a child, he began his entertainment career as a magician and musician.
  • An accomplished banjo player, he performed in the band Bruno Lynch and His Imperial Jazz Band during his college days.
  • Served in the Army for several years.
  • As an aspiring actor, he toiled as a janitor at Circle in the Square Theatre in New York.
  • Pulled out of the lead role in Blake Edwards' popular 1979 film 10.
  • Played the banjo in the Beverly Hills Unlisted Jazz Band, which played a gig at Carnegie Hall in 1981, opening for Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme.
  • In 1996, staged a career comeback playing Mary Tyler Moore's husband in the romantic comedy Flirting with Disaster, which led to a lead role on NBC's sitcom Just Shoot Me from 1997 to 2003.
  • George Segal Relationships:
  • Marion Sobel - Ex-wife
  • Linda Rogoff - Wife (deceased)
  • Elizabeth Segal - Daughter
  • Polly Segal - Daughter
  • Fannie Segal - Mother
  • Sonia Schultz - Wife
  • George Segal Sr. - Father
  • George Segal Awards:
  • 1967 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1974 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1968 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • 2000 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1965 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actor - Winner
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1966 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Haverford College, Haverford, PA; Columbia University, New York, NY

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