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American actor

Abe Vigoda is ...

Born 24 Feb 1921 in Brooklyn
Died 26 Jan 2016 in Woodland Park, New Jersey
Age94 years, 11 months
Abe Vigoda
Abe Vigoda
Photo of Abe Vigoda as Detective Phil Fish from the television program Barney Miller.

About Abe Vigoda

Abraham Charles Vigoda (; February 24, 1921 – January 26, 2016) was an American character actor who was known for a number of roles, most notably, his portrayals of Salvatore Tessio in The Godfather (1972) and Phil Fish in Barney Miller (1975–1977, 1982) and Fish (1977–1978).


On January 26, 2016, Vigoda died in his sleep at his daughter Carol Fuchs' home in Woodland Park, New Jersey of natural causes at age 94.

On January 31, 2016, Vigoda's funeral was held. Notable figures including comic Gilbert Gottfried, former New York City mayor David Dinkins, and Friars Club roastmaster general Jeffrey Ross attended.