Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda (vɨˈɡoʊdə; born February 24, 1921) is an American movie and television actor who appeared in The Godfather, Barney Miller, and Joe Versus The Volcano. Wikipedia
Born: 24th February, 1921, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Godfather, Barney Miller, Fish
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Abe`s father Samuel Vigoda was a Tailor in New York City.
Best remembered by the public for his role as Detective Fish in Barney Miller (1975).
(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."
I`ve always been content just to be working and making a modest living for my wife and child.
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