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George Segal - Dead at 87

Veteran actor George Segal died today, his wife, Sonia Segal confirmed. “The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to complications from bypass surgery,” she said in a statement.

For the past eight years, Segal had been a series regular on ABC’s comedy series The Goldbergs. The last episode of the 1980s family comedy, which he filmed before his death, Episode 16 of the show’s current eighth season, is set to air April 7. The series is expected to pay tribute to Segal on-air.

Segal, an Oscar nominee for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, is probably best known for his TV sitcom roles as magazine publisher Jack Gallo on NBC’s Just Shoot Me!, a role which earned him a Golden Globe nomination, and as Albert “Pops” Solomon on The Goldbergs.
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Re: George Segal - Dead at 87

I saw it on a tweet from Adam Goldberg


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RIP, Pops.
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Damn. Another great actor lost. Very sad.
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I loved him on The Goldbergs. I didn't realize he was in his 80's. Rest in Peace.
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Damn, that’s sad. Just Shoot Me was one of my favorite sitcoms in the late 90s.
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He was great in The Goldberg’s and Just Shoot Me. He was couched almost this entire season - likely COVID protocols.

Really glad he has “own” episode a few weeks back with Adam. I bet ABC replays that one.
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I haven’t seen his TV work. I remember him from A Touch of Class (not on digital!), Fun with Dick and Jane, and Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe.
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I haven’t seen his TV work. I remember him from A Touch of Class (not on digital!), Fun with Dick and Jane, and Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe.
You beat me to it. Was coming here to talk about these three films. Loved "Dick and Jane" when I was a kid. "Chefs" was a lot of fun too. Saw "A Touch of Class" at the drive-in with my parents. It was the second feature and they thought us kids were asleep. I don't believe it was rated R, or had any nudity. But played after the family feature for some off reason.
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You beat me to it. Was coming here to talk about these three films. Loved "Dick and Jane" when I was a kid. "Chefs" was a lot of fun too. Saw "A Touch of Class" at the drive-in with my parents. It was the second feature and they thought us kids were asleep. I don't believe it was rated R, or had any nudity. But played after the family feature for some off reason.
Yep, my parents took us to all those movies. I do remember some sex talk in Touch of Class and the theme song but not much else about it. Turns out Amazon does have it in SD but it’s not on iTunes or Vudu.

I have Great Chefs on the old Warner Archive MOD. I know Dick and Jane is on digital, and I should probably get it just to show people like the oldies.
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He passed from the same surgery I had recently. Luckily, I woke up in the ICU.

He was perfect on the Goldbergs.
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Re: George Segal - Dead at 87



R.I.P.


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He always seemed like a nice guy, funny, liked the work. Been a while but I was a big Just Shoot Me fan, he's good on Goldbergs, too.
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Bummer. I thought he was looking noticeably more frail on The Goldbergs this season.
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I remember first seeing him in the movie "Look Who's Talking." He seemed a little old to be a Dad back then (I think he was in his 50's when the movie took place). I also remember him from the movie, "The Bridge at Remagen." which I saw on reruns a lot. It came out in 1969.
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R.I.P.
I don’t know if it’s worth the price of admission, but considering I still remember the scene so many years later, I guess it was worth doing a special movie poster for it.
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What exactly is the implication with those those thought bubbles?
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Bummer. I thought he was looking noticeably more frail on The Goldbergs this season.
I was noticing that last season they seemed to have more scenes where he was always seated, and I think he was seated all the time this year.
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Never saw his TV work, but enjoyed most of his film work--especially California Split from Robert Altman.

I remember that he used to show up on late night chat shows to talk about the Dixieland band he played in with other celebrities. He was a banjo player.
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I was noticing that last season they seemed to have more scenes where he was always seated, and I think he was seated all the time this year.
This week's episode started with a scene where Pops literally announced he couldn't stand up. Dooku shoots.

And then had a scene with Segal in front of a blackboard. And the ball bounces off the top of the backboard into the stands.
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Oh, man, I LOVED Carbon Copy when I was a kid. It was on heavy rotation on HBO and I watched it dozens of times. I'm sure it's awful, but it triggers good memories for me.

Other than that, I mainly know Segal from Just Shoot Me! Haven't watched The Goldbergs, but I'm planning to.

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