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Abe Vigoda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda (born February 24, 1921) is an American movie and television actor. Vigoda is well known for his portrayal of Sal Tessio in The Godfather, and for his portrayal of Detective Sgt. Phil Fish on the sitcom television series Barney Miller from 1975–1977 and on its spinoff show Fish that aired from February 1977 to June 1978 on ABC. Vigoda was still also appearing on Barney Miller at the same time as he was on Fish during the 1976–1977 TV season; at the start of the 1977–1978 season, his character retired from the police force and left Barney Miller to focus full time on the spinoff. He made regular appearances as himself (usually in skits relating to his "advanced age") on the television show Late Night with Conan O'Brien, including a cameo on that show's final episode. Description above from the Wikipedia article Abe Vigoda, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 24, 1921 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Studio One 1948-11-07
Latest Project:
Movie The Unknown Trilogy 2008-01-29
Known For
Poster of Fist of Honor
Poster of Death Car on the Freeway
Poster of Newman's Law
Movie The Unknown Trilogy Uncle Morty (segment "Frankie the Squirrel") 2008-01-29
Movie Farce of the Penguins Penguin from Boca (voice) 2007-07-14
Movie Just the Ticket Arty 1999-02-26
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series The Norm Show Unknown 1999-03-24
Movie A Brooklyn State of Mind Uncle Guy 1998-01-01
Movie Witness to the Mob Paul Castellano 1998-05-10
Movie Good Burger Otis 1997-07-25
Movie Love Is All There Is Rudy 1996-05-10
Movie Underworld Will Cassady 1996-06-01
Movie Jury Duty Judge Powell 1995-04-12
Movie The Misery Brothers Don Frito Layleone 1995-01-01
Series Weird Science Unknown 1994-03-05
Movie Sugar Hill Gus Molino 1994-02-25
Movie North Alaskan Grandpa 1994-07-22
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie Fist of Honor Victor Malucci 1993-05-19
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Salvatore Valestra (voice) 1993-12-25
Series Diagnosis: Murder Unknown 1993-10-29
Series The Adventures of the Black Stallion Unknown 1992-01-05
Series Lucky Luke Unknown 1992-03-20
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Movie Keaton's Cop Louis Keaton 1990-03-09
Movie Joe Versus the Volcano Chief of the Waponis 1990-03-09
Series Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series B.L. Stryker Unknown 1989-02-13
Movie Look Who's Talking Grandpa 1989-10-12
Movie Prancer Orel Benton 1989-11-17
Movie Plain Clothes Mr. Wiseman 1988-04-15
Series Superboy Unknown 1988-10-08
Series Monsters Unknown 1988-10-01
Movie Vasectomy: A Delicate Matter Abe 1986-01-01
Movie The Stuff Stuff Commercial Spokesman 1985-06-14
Movie Cannonball Run II Caesar 1984-06-29
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie The Big Stuffed Dog Carnival Pitchman 1981-02-08
Series B. J. and the Bear Unknown 1979-02-10
Movie Death Car on the Freeway Mr. Frisch 1979-09-24
Series The Littlest Hobo Unknown 1979-10-11
Movie The Cheap Detective Sergeant Rizzuto 1978-06-23
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-09-20
Movie The Godfather Epic Tessio 1977-11-12
Series Eight Is Enough Unknown 1977-03-15
Series Fish 1977-02-05
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-09-24
Series The Bionic Woman Unknown 1976-01-14
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20
Movie Joys 1976-03-05
Series Barney Miller Unknown 1975-01-23
Movie The Godfather: Part II Tessio 1974-12-20
Movie The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd Dominic Morrell 1974-05-07
Movie Newman's Law John Dellanzia 1974-08-21
Movie The Devil's Daughter Alikhine 1973-01-09
Movie The Don Is Dead Don Talusso 1973-11-14
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Movie The Godfather Salvatore "Sally" Tessio 1972-03-14
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Dark Shadows Unknown 1966-06-27
Movie Three Rooms in Manhattan Waiter (uncredited) 1965-11-10
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07