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George Segal - Overview

Date of Birth: Feb 13, 1934    
Place of Birth: Great Neck, New York, United States
Nationality: United States
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George Segal was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1956, he appeared in legendary Circle in the Square stage production of Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh", which launched the career of Jason Robards Jr. In 1964, he appeared in NYC stage production of "The Knack", directed by Mike Nichols. In 1947, he moved to Manhattan with mother after death of father. In 2001, he made London stage debut in "Art", alongside Paul Freeman and Richard Griffiths. He signed non-exclusive, long-term contract with Columbia Pictures. In 1963, he acted in "Man Without a Skin" episode of "Naked City" (ABC). In 1998, he played Harry Houdini's manager Martin Beck in the TNT original presentation "Houdini." Segal was nominated for a Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?" in 1967 as well as for an Actor In a Supporting Role Academy Award for "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?" in 1967. Segal won a New Star Of The Year - Actor Golden Globe Award for "The New Interns" in 1965 as well as ... Read More
2005
Co-starred with Glenn Close, Elizabeth Banks and James Marsden in "Heights" a drama following five New Yorkers over a 24-hour period
2001
Made London stage debut in "Art", alongside Paul Freeman and Richard Griffiths
1999
Starred opposite Buck Henry and Wayne Knight in Broadway's long-running, Tony-winning "Art"; the three had previously been in the cast of 1994's "To Die For" (which Henry also scripted) but had no scenes together
1998
Played Harry Houdini's manager Martin Beck in the TNT original presentation "Houdini"
1997
Portrayed recurring character of Nora's father on the NBC sitcom "The Naked Truth", starring Tea Leoni as Nora and Mary Tyler Moore as his wife
1997 - 2003
Starred as magazine publisher-owner Jack Gallo in the NBC sitcom "Just Shoot Me"
1996
Provided voice of Dr. Benton Quest for animated "The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest", airing simultaneously on TNT, TBS and the Cartoon Network


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