George Segal





2/13/1934 , Great Neck, Long Island, New York. USA

Birth Name

George Segal




George Segal is an American actor, producer, and musician. From a young age George knew he wanted be some sort of a performer. Segal enrolled in Columbia University while playing banjo in a band called the Imperial Jazz. In 1956 he married Marion Sobel. He was soon drafted into the military. Where he served three years and then went back to New York in 1959. His first film appearance was in the film The Young Doctors. His wife gave then gave birth to his first daughter Elizabeth Segal in 1962. He established himself as an actor in the critically acclaimed and box office successes Ship Of Fools and King Rat. Soon after in 1966 his wife gave birth to their second daughter Polly Segal. His most famous film role was as Nick in Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf for which he was nominated for his first Academy Award. Segal had a huge film career for the rest of the 60s and 70s with hits such as The St. Valentine's Massacre, No Way To Treat A Lady, Loving, Born To Win, Where's Poppa?, The Hot Rock, A Touch Of Class, and Fun With Dick And Jane. Segal then started starring in films that had little going for them except for him and as a result his career took a beating. Segal went unnoticed through out the 80s. He then divorced his wife in 1981. However he remarried in 1982 to Linda Rogoff.

He made his comeback in 1991's For The Boys. His wife passed away in 1996 and Segal soon married Sonia Schultz Greenbaum. He then landed the role of Jack Gallo in the hit sitcom Just Shoot Me.