Abe Vigoda, actor

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A photo of Abe Vigoda, best known as "Fish" in the tv series "Barney Miller" and Sal Tessio in the move "The Godfather."

Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda was born in New York to Samuel and Lena (Moses) Vigoda who were Jewish immigrants from Russia. His professional acting career began in 1947 on Broadway.

He was married to Beatrice Schy and they had one daughter.
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Feb 24, 1921 - Jan 26, 2016 1921 - 2016
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Patty Randall Dissinger
Aw..RIP.💜
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Dee Enrico Janik
Requiescat in pace
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Hazel Curry
4 favorites
Ole Fish. Rest in Peace knowing you made the world laugh.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Cathy Brassard Traynor
Rest in peace, sir....I was always a fan. :-)
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Angelique Robertalizard
RIP
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Beth Melton
You were a Favorite of my Dad`s..You made him "Laugh"! Thank You...."FISH"...R.I.P.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Laurie Ted Gazeley
Cannon ball run........I wish I was smart as you Tony.!!! R.I.P. What a gentleman.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Rhonda Branch
Aww sad
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Rachael Rawson
He was awesome! Rest in peace Fish, We Love you! Barney Miller was one of my very favorites of all time!
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Judy Heidelberg
God bless him
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Carol Bostock
R.I.P
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Cindy Snyder
GOOD ACTOR--LOVED HIM IN THE GODFATHER--ONE OF THE BEST MOVIES EVER MADE!
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Julie Oakman
Rest in peace Abe🌻 thank you
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Helen Caras
wow just heard this!! may his memory be eternal.. gracious man met him once in an elevator in WJ Sloanes on 5th ave (worked there at the time for the summer) I actually stepped on his feet twice lol had no clue who he was until I got off with him on my floor and somone told me
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Cheryl Fisher Willis
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Laura Harmon Vickers
Sweet man....
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Denise Shirley Gray
Makes me sad!!! :(
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Michael Westley
He was so cool.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Victoria Diana
Rip Abe. You gave us true talent. thank you
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Danny Perez
😔🌾 R.I.P 🙏🏼
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Shelli Johnson
Rest in peace, my condolences to his family
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Carolyn Simes
Good guy God bless
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Patricia La Londe
To Mr. Vigoda's family and friends - he was so talented and will be in the thoughts of many people. 😌🌹🙏🏻
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Monica Gonzales Mauricio
Tessio que paz descanses
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Kim Isaac
R.I.P
Thanks for the Memories!
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Wendy Dick
RIP Buddy great actor
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Linda Aylward
Loved his Fish character!! Barney Miller show was great.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Peggy Guy
RIP
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Jo Schally
RIP, Abe....meet up with my Granpa and have a beverage together...he was a major fan and never missed Barney Miller!
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Edna Beer
R.I.P. Abe
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Mary Goodall
55 favorites
Great Actor. Loved his part in the Godfather
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Carlyn Cordingly
R.I.P.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Nilda Boone
R.I.P. Abe Vigoda
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Hannah Gates
Ben Gates
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Linda Eaton
Wonderful actor...loved him in the 'Godfather', and in 'Barney Miller' as Fish. He'll be missed. Rest in peace, Abe.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Tim Foster
Fish!!!!
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Deb Morrison
"Fish" RIP!!
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Carolyn Thorson
RIP,sir
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
DelRoy Christenson
Rip God Bless
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Barbara Stocks
Had many laughs years ago , watching barney miller
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Michael Brogan
RIP . " it was just business "
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Carolee Senkowski-Miller
Loved to watch him. May he RIP
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Linda McAdam
Rest in Peace Fish
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Michelle Mischa Kusch
Wow, good innings Mr Fish.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Rita Craig
Will be missed
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Kelly Harden
Good long life. RIP
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Mary Creech
Thanks for the memories ,Fish.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Diane Elizabeth
Great character actor and great character from what I've heard . RIP.God bless you.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Patricia Caruso Moran
Great actor, RIP.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Mary Jo Willis
So sorry. Great loss
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Wayne Dewell
I loved this guy in whatever work he played in. Great character actor. RIP my friend and thanks for bringing so much to the show.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Valarie Walter
I loved him he was so real...He will be missed May God Bless.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Fina Clyne
Rip fish
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Teresa Regenold
Loved him on barney miller. He will be missed.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Suzanne Revero
God bless and may he be at peace.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Fran Bailey
Rip
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Denis Mitchell
Rest In Peace.
Also had the pleasure of meting Abe on the streets of Manhattan in HS days on way to concerts on the Hudson
I believe WNEW
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Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Patricia Gaffney
On the Hudson? Must have been a watery performance.
Feb 04, 2016 ·
Karen Bittman
RIP Fish 😌
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Denver Myers
R.I.P.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Michelle Renee Benites Gideon
Awwww...may he RIP...😇
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Shari Brown
R.l.P
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Gazalee Strip
A wonderful actor.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Willy Dereany
Great actor rip
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Mike Miller
One if the greats. May you find eternal rest in your maker's arms.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Nancy Kendall Kruse
We are losing too many . . . .
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Ruthie Smith Williams
Sad
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Johnnie Lipka Grosvenor
RIP Abe
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Miz Pink
Loved him in Barney Miller. RIP Fish.
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
JG Wilkins
He was a good actor!
Jan 26, 2016 · Reply
Sharron Hilsabeck
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Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Carol Wheeler
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Ana Garcia Gilligan
So sad
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Jarred Graves
R.I.P., You Will be Missed... :(
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Maureen Trant
Loved this guy... Rest in Peace, "Fish"💚🌹🐠
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Peggy Hill
Rip
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Ida Mae Lobb
Loved him RIP
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Karen Stueber
What a face. Great actor. Loved his roles.
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Barbara Tucker
He was such a delight to watch.
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Lori Shaw
❤️❤️😘😘👼
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Gary Morris
Good actor !
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Linda Kuennen
God Bless you Abe
Jan 27, 2016 · Reply
Sherry Dedla
23 favorites
Good by...🙁
Jan 28, 2016 · Reply
RIP, 94 is a full life!
Jan 28, 2016 · Reply
John Bennett
My favourite role he did was as the chief of a marooned Jewish-Italian tribe in "Joe Versus the Volcano".
Feb 01, 2016 · Reply
Moi Mid
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His delivery was dead on
Feb 17, 2016 · Reply
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