Abe Vigoda Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Abe Vigoda
  • Name: Abe Vigoda
  • Age at Death: 94 years old
  • Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Net Worth: US $7 Million
  • Status: Deceased

Abe Vigoda was an American actor known for his role in the film, The Godfather, and the TV show, Barney Miller. He was born on February 24, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York.

Vigoda’s acting career started with the American Theatre Wing during his teens. He struggled as an actor before landing his big break in the 1972 film, The Godfather. He played the role of mobster “Salvatore ‘Sal’ Tessio”. The film was a major success and the sequel was released in 1974. Vigoda gained further recognition with his role as “Phil Fish” on the ABC sitcom ‘Barney Miller’. He became the subject of numerous death hoaxes during the 1980s. His recent work include voice acting for the 2007 film ‘Farce of the Penguins’.

Abe Vigoda died at the age of 94 on January 26, 2016. He died peacefully in his sleep and the cause of death was old age. He had an estimated net worth of $7 million. He was married to first wife “Sonja Gohlke” and second wife “Beatrice Schy (1968-1992)”. He was survived by daughter ‘Carol Vigoda Fuchs’ and three grandchildren.

Abe Vigoda Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Abe Vigoda Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Abraham Charles Vigoda
  • Birthday: February 24, 1921
  • Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years Active: 1949–2016
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $7 Million
  • Marriage(s): Sonja Gohlke, Beatrice Schy
  • Death-O-Meter: Dead
  • Died: January 26, 2016
  • Cause of Death: Old Age
  • Place of Death: Woodland Park, New Jersey, U.S.

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