George Segal was born in Great Neck, New York, in 1934. He had a magic act there when he was ten and has been performing ever since. 

A veteran of stage, television and film, Segal has amassed an impressive resume of projects that run the gamut from the lightest of comedies to the most heart-wrenching of dramas. 

He first gained critical attention as a distraught newlywed in Ship of Fools and as a P.O.W. in King Rat. He went on to garner an Oscar® nomination for his performance as Nick in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Among his many feature comedies are Where’s Poppa?The Owl and the PussycatA Touch of ClassFun With Dick and JaneFlirting With Disaster and Blume in Love.

George died at age 87 of complications from bypass surgery on March 23, 2021 in Santa Rosa, California.

Hometown: Great Neck, New York