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Abe Vigoda (born February 24, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York - January 26, 2016 in Woodland Park, New Jersey) was an American actor.
Abe Vigoda has been a popular character actor for decades. Unquestionably, his two most famous roles were as Fish in the popular sitcom Barney Miller and as traitorous mobster Sal Tessio in The Godfather. In his later career, he did voice work and made appearances on television talk shows.