SEGAL, GEORGE (1934– ), U.S. actor. Born in New York, Segal graduated from Columbia University in 1955. He began his career on the off-Broadway stage. He moved on to television and Broadway, appearing in the plays Gideon (1961); Rattle of a Simple Man (1963); and Art (1998). He made his film debut in 1961 in The Young Doctors. Segal's stardom was assured with two performances in successive films, King Rat (1965) and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), the latter winning him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Segal has starred in more than 50 motion pictures, including The Quiller Memorandum (1966); The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967); Bye Bye Braverman (1968); No Way to Treat a Lady (1968); Loving (1970); Where's Poppa? (1970); The Owl and the Pussycat (1970); Born to Win (1971); The Hot Rock (1972); A Touch of Class (1973); Blume in Love (1973); California Split (1974); The Black Bird (1975); Fun with Dick and Jane (1977); The Last Married Couple in America (1980); Look Who's Talking (1989); For the Boys (1991); Me, Myself and I (1992); Flirting with Disaster (1996); The Cable Guy (1996); and The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996). In addition to his roles in dozens of TV movies, Segal starred in the TV crime series Murphy's Law (1988–89) and the sitcom Just Shoot Me (1997–2003). (Jonathan Licht / Ruth Beloff (2nd ed.)

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