Stage and Screen actor Abe Vigoda died today

Abe Vigoda in a TV episode of "The Rockford Files."
Abe Vigoda in a TV episode of “The Rockford Files.”

Abe Vigoda, who made a career on and off Broadway performing Shakespeare, Strindberg and Shaw, before he became internationally known  for playing Salvatore Tessio in Francis Ford Coppola’s epic adaptation of the Mario Puzo novel “The Godfather” has died.

He also showed his comic side as Detective Phil Fish on the hit sitcom “Barney Miller.”

Click here to read the NYTimes obit.

Click here to read his Wikipedia entry.

Click here to read his Broadway credits.

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