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Abe Vigoda
photo credit: CindyCelebs
Age 94
Birthday 24 February, 1921
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 26 January, 2016
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Godfather, Barney Miller, Fish
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Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda (/vɨˈɡdə/; born February 24, 1921) is an American movie and television actor.


149 Credits »
2014 Sweet Destiny -
2013 High School USA! Otto
2007 Frankie the Squirrel Uncle Morty
2006 Farce of the Penguins Penguin from Boca
2003 Crime Spree Angelo Giancarlo
2000 Chump Change The Frog
2000 Deadline Joseph Spiaggio
2000 Manhattan, AZ Ben
2000 Tea Cakes or Cannoli -
1999 Norm Sal
1999 Just the Ticket Arty


66 Songs »
1 World Heart 2008
2 Bear Face 2008
3 Animal Ghosts 2008
4 Lantern Lights 2008
5 Whatever Forever 2008
6 Cranes 2008
7 The Garden 2008
8 Live-Long 2008
9 Hyacinth Grrls 2008
10 Throwing Shade 2010
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)



(Explaining how he ended up playing Det. Sgt. Fish on Barney Miller) "I got the role because the producer thought I looked tired. But I looked tired because I had been jogging earlier that day. He said to me, 'You look tired, Abe.' I said, 'I am. I was just jogging five miles.' He said, 'You also look like you have hemorrhoids.' I said, 'What are you? A doctor or a producer?' And he said, 'Well, I'm a producer and you know what? You've got the role.' Just like that."


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Nominated for 3 Awards

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