January 26, 2016


Abe Vigoda Dies at 94: Report

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Abe Vigoda, a legendary actor and co-star of The Godfather, has reportedly passed away at the age of 94. According to TMZ, Vigoda died under hospice care on Tuesday (Jan. 26).

Vigor is best known as Sal Tessio in The Godfather, but has co-starred in dozens of films, from Underworld to Look Who’s Talking to Joe Versus The Volcano to Good Burger. He also served as a cast member on TV's Barney Miller from 1975 to 1977, and even had his own short-lived spin-off, Fish.

In 1968, Vigoda married Beatrice Shy, who passed away in 1992. He is survived by his daughter, Carol Vigoda Fuchs.