George Segal

This image released by ABC shows George Segal in a scene from the comedy series, "The Goldbergs." Segal, the banjo player turned actor who was nominated for an Oscar for 1966's “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” and starred in the ABC sitcom “The Goldbergs,” died Tuesday, his wife said. He was 87. 

Oscar-nominated actor George Segal has died of complications from a bypass surgery. He was 87.

His wife, Sonia Segal, confirmed the news Tuesday in a statement obtained by PEOPLE.

"The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to complications from bypass surgery," she said.

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