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Abe Vigoda
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Sex:M
Age:90
Birth Date:February 24, 1921
Astrology Sign:Pisces
Chinese Sign:Rooster - Yang
Birth Name:
Birth Place:New York City
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Occupation:Actor

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ABE VIGODA
Abe Vigoda

Biography:Abe Vigoda (born Abraham Charles Vigodah on February 24, 1921, in New York City) is an American movie and television actor. Born to a Jewish-Mexican father and an Italian mother, Vigoda gained fame through his supporting character roles, notably as mobster Sal Tessio in the 1972 movie The Godfather. He later reprised the role of Tessio in The Godfather: The Game in 2006. He later played Detective Sgt. Fish on the television series Barney Miller and its spinoff Fish. Before Barney Miller, he made a few appearances on the ABC-TV soap Dark Shadows.

He has been mentioned in popular works by artists such as the Beastie Boys. He makes regular appearances as himself on the television show Late Night with Conan O'Brien.

In 1982, Vigoda enjoyed a little extra publicity when People magazine erroneously declared him dead. Vigoda took the error with good humor, posing for a photograph showing him sitting up in a coffin, holding the magazine in question. Since then his erroneous death has remained a running joke for Vigoda. This joke also made its way on to the Family Guy episode "The Kiss Seen Around the World."

In 1999 Vigoda experienced a potentially life-threatening situation. While he was a passenger aboard American Airlines Flight 160 from San Diego to New York, the plane experienced a burst compressed air line in the passenger cabin. Oxygen masks were deployed, and the plane made an emergency descent and landing in Palm Springs. Vigoda and five other passengers were listed as "slightly injured."

Along this same theme, abevigoda.com provides a presumably real-time account of whether Abe Vigoda is alive or dead. The page suffered under heavy traffic when a Firefox extension was written to constantly poll it for Vigoda's current status.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Cannonball Run II (1984)
The Godfather (1972)

Chinese Horoscope for Abe Vigoda
Includes characteristics and Vices
Abe Vigoda's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 08, 1921 - January 27, 1922
Birthday: February 24, 1921

The Rooster is a Yang,
and is the Tenth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Resilience
Enthusiasm
Candor
Conservatism
Chic
Humor
Vices:
Cockiness
Boastfulness
Blind Faith
Pedantry
Bossiness
Dissipation


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Abe Vigoda's Personality Tarot Card The Hanged Man - Personality Card

Birthday: February 24, 1921

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.

Abe Vigoda's Character Tarot Card The Empress - Character Card

Birthday: February 24, 1921

Abundance, fruitfulness and fertility; perhaps marriage or children.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Abe Vigoda's Growth Tarot Card The Empress

Birthday: February 24, 2011

Abundance, fruitfulness and fertility; perhaps marriage or children.

 

 

 

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