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George Segal

Mirror Has Two Faces marks Segal's 50th motion picture, among them the 1970 hit romantic-comedy The Owl And The Pussycat with Barbra Streisand.

Following his 1961 feature film debut in The Young Doctors, the native New Yorker's career took off at high speed. His movies during the ensuing decade include The Longest Day, Act One, The New Interns, Invitation To A Gunfighter, King Rat, Ship Of Fools, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, which earned him an Academy Award nomination. Lost Command, The Quiller Memorandum, The St. Valentine's Day Massacre, No Way To Treat A Lady, Southern Star, Bye Bye Braverman and The Bridge At Remagen.

During the 1970s he starred in such popular film fare as Loving, Where's Poppa?, Born To Win, The Hot Rock, Blume In Love, A Touch Of Class, for which he received the Golden Globe Award, California Split, The Terminal Man, Russian Roulette, The Black Bird, The Duchess and The Dirtwater Fox, Rollercoaster, Fun With Dick And Jane, Who Is Killing The Great Chefs Of Europe? and Lost And Found.

During the 1880s, he appeared in The Last Married Couple In America, Carbon Copy, Stick, Killing 'Em Softly, Take Five, Murphy's Law, Look Who's Talking and All's Fair.

Segal's more recent feature films include It's My Party, Cable Guy, For The Boys, Me, Myself And I, Look Who's Talking Now, Army Of One, The Feminine Touch, Direct Hit, Deep Down, To Die For and Flirting With Disaster.

He has acted in a number of prestigious television presentations, among them Death Of A Salesman, Of Mice And Men and The Cold Room. He starred in The George Segal Show in 1974, the Take Five series in 1986, Murphy's Law in '88, and High Tide during the 1993-94 season. Segal's more recent television appearances have been a recurring role in the HBO series Tracey Takes On and as a regular on the NBC series Just Shoot Me.

The native New Yorker worked as a jazz musician before his off-Broadway performance in a popular revue called The Premise launched his acting career.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

George Segal Facts

BirthdayFebruary 13, 1934 (89)
BirthplaceGreat Neck, Long Island, New York, USA
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is George Segal compared to you?
Awards1974 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (for A Touch of Class)

Selected Filmography

The Cable Guy
Look Who's Talking
Born To Win
The Mirror Has Two Faces
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
The Goldbergs: Season 1
The Goldbergs: Season 2
The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
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