|Date of Birth||24 February 1921 , New York City, New York, USA|
|Birth Name||Abraham Charles Vigoda|
|Height||6' (1.83 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Vigoda also appeared in a few nondescript TV films before landing the plum role of Sgt. Phil Fish on the brilliant sitcom Barney Miller (1974). Perhaps his best known role, Sgt. Fish proved popular enough to be spun off to his own (short-lived) series Fish (1977).
With his long face and unusual looks, Vigoda remained in high demand in mafioso-type roles, and for a while in the mid-1980s, he was mistakenly believed to have been dead, leading producers to remark, "I need an Abe Vigoda type actor," not realizing Vigoda was still alive and well. The 1990s and beyond became busy again for him, with appearances in North (1994), The Misery Brothers (1995), A Brooklyn State of Mind (1998), and Crime Spree (2003). Still acting in his eighties, Abe Vigoda is continually surprising audiences with his entertaining style.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: firehouse44
|Beatrice Schy||(25 February 1968 - 30 April 1992) (her death) (1 child)|