George Segal was a prominent American actor and musician known for his versatile roles in various film, television, and stage productions. Born on February 13, 1934, he had a career that spanned over six decades, showcasing his talent in both comedic and dramatic roles.Segal’s acting career began in the 1960s, and he quickly became known for his charismatic screen presence and ability to bring depth to every character he portrayed. He received critical acclaim for his performances in movies like “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1966), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and “The Owl and the Pussycat” (1970).In addition to his work in films, Segal was also successful on television. He starred in the popular TV series “Just Shoot Me!” (1997–2003), where he played the role of Jack Gallo, and more recently, he was known for his role as Albert “Pops” Solomon on the sitcom “The Goldbergs,” a role he played from 2013 until his death in 2021.Besides acting, Segal was an accomplished banjo player. He released several albums over the years and often incorporated his musical talents into his acting roles.Segal’s contribution to the entertainment industry was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His passing on March 23, 2021, was mourned by fans and colleagues who remembered him for his talent, humor, and warmth.