Actor George Segal dies due to surgery complication

goss 25/03/2021

TV and film actor George Segal has died at the age of 87, after undergoing heart surgery.

His wife Sonia said the family were shocked and devastated by his unexpected passing "due to complications from bypass surgery."

The star was well-known from his work on the popular 90's TV sitcom 'Just Shoot Me!', where he played magazine publisher Jack Gallo. He was most recently a regular star on the 80's-era TV series 'The Goldbergs' playing Pops.

His filmography included 'Fun with Dick and Jane', 'Look Who's Talking', and the 1966 film 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' where he was nominated for an Oscar.
In his time, he has also been nominated five times for a Golden Globe, and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

'The Goldbergs' paid tribute to the actor by posting a tribute to 'Pops', along with fellow 'Just Shoot Me' co star David Spade, who referred to him as "legendary."