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About Abe Vigoda
Abraham Charles Vigoda, also popularly known by the alias Abe Vigoda, trained to be an actor in his mid-twenties, after he had served in the Second World War as a member of the US Army. He also appeared in plays at the American Theatre Wing and did radio work before making his debut on television in the late 1940s.
He is remembered best for his starring role as Salvatore Tessio in the crime film “The Godfather" and his appearances in the sitcoms “Fish” and “Barney Miller” as Det. Phil Fish.
He was born to Lena Moses and Samuel Vigoda. He had two half-brothers: Bill and Hy. His marriage of almost thirty years to Sonja Gohike, with whom he had one daughter ended through a divorce. He was married to Beatrice Schy from 1968 until she passed away in 1992.
He was a victim of several fake death reports which began as early as 1982. He indulged some of the reports and joined others to make jokes out of them.
He reportedly died in his sleep at 94 years old on 26 January 2016.
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Abe Vigoda's Popularity
Abe Vigoda was a famous American actor, who was born on February 24, 1921. As a person born on this date, Abe Vigoda is listed in our database as the 26th most popular celebrity for the day (February 24) and the 13th most popular for the year (1921).
People born on February 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Abe Vigoda is the 790th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Abe Vigoda's birthday, Abe Vigoda is the 6346th most famous American and ranks 246th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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