George Segal

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Segal in 2003, photo by Prphotos

Date of Birth: February 13, 1934

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: March 23, 2021

Place of Death: Santa Rosa, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

George Segal was an American actor and musician. He was a major film star of the 1960s and 1970s.

He was the son of Fannie Blanche (Bodkin) and George Segal. His father was born in Massachusetts, to Latvian Jewish parents. His mother was born in Pennsylvania, to Russian Jewish parents. He was raised in Great Neck, New York. His brother, Fred Segal, was a screenwriter.

George was married to Sonia Schultz Greenbaum, until his death. He had two children, including actor Nick Segal, with his former wife, film editor Marion Segal Freed, and was previously also married to music manager Linda Rogoff, until her death.

George’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Segal (the son of Abraham Segal and Freda/Fannie Geller).

George’s paternal grandmother was named Zelda Jennie Kader.

George’s maternal grandparents were named Abraham Bodkin/Slobodkin and Catherine Fied/Frist.

One of George’s paternal great-grandfathers ran for Governor of Massachusetts as a socialist.

Sources: Genealogy of George Segal –

George’s parents on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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