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'The Goldbergs' Pays Tribute To George Segal After His Final Episode Airs

George Segal‘s final episode of The Goldbergs aired tonight and many fans had tears at the end, when the series aired a tribute to the late star.

The actor passed away late last month following complications from bypass surgery.

In the video, The Goldbergs team highlighted some of his best moments on the show as Albert “Pops” Solomon, the father to Wendi McLendon-Covey‘s Beverly.

“We had so much fun filming this episode, and George was still game for anything. Always a total pro and a joy to be around! #TheGoldbergs,” Wendi shared just as the episode started to air.

She added at the end, “We’ll love you forever. See you in our dreams.”

Read the cast’s personal tributes to George here…

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'The Goldbergs' Cast Pays Tribute To George Segal Following His Untimely Death

The Goldbergs cast and crew have paid tribute to George Segal, who passed away on Tuesday following bypass surgery.

Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, Hayley Orrantia, Sam Lerner, Wendi McLendon-Covey and AJ Michalka took to social media to remember the actor, who portrayed Pops on the ABC series since the beginning.

“My heart is broken,” Sean started his tribute on Twitter following the news. “I lost a dear friend. Working with George was an honor and some of the happiest moments of my life.”

He continued, “What a sweet & wonderful man. He was my confidant & teacher. When he smiled it changed my day. I wish everyone could have met him. Prayers are with the family.”

Wendi, who played his on-screen daughter, Beverly, only had one word to sum up her time with George: “Grateful”.

Hayley, who plays daughter Erica on the show, added her own tribute on Instagram: “To me, George Segal was invincible so I’m having a hard time believing that he is really gone. He was an absolute light that illuminated every room he walked into. His laugh was utterly infectious and so rewarding if you were the one who got him to do it. He had the most beautiful stories that always ended in a perfect punch line. He showed me what it really means to be an actor. What it takes. I am devastated that I won’t get to hear him laugh again. My love and prayers go out to his family 💜.”

The cast of The Goldbergs

“Love you George Your humor, your laughter, your aura, your professionalism, your smile, your work ethic, your HEART, everything about you was special. I knew whenever I was around you I was in the presence of not only an amazing actor but an amazing human being. You are forever,” Troy, who portrays Barry on the show, wrote.

AJ, who starred in several seasons of the show as Lainey, wrote on Instagram: “You will be greatly greatly missed George. Going to sleep with a heavy heart tonight. May you Rest In Peace. We love you Pops.”

The series also plans to pay tribute to George on tonight’s new episode, airing on ABC at 8/7c.

'The Goldbergs' Star George Segal Dies at Age 87

George Segal, who was a staple on ABC’s The Goldbergs, has sadly passed away at the age of 87.

The longtime actor’s wife, Sonia, confirmed the sad news of his death, due to complications from bypass surgery.

“The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to complications from bypass surgery,” she shared in a statement via Deadline.

George starred as Albert “Pop” Solomon on the long running ABC series, and was also known for Just Shoot Me, as well as many of his movies, including Fun with Dick and Jane, Look Who’s Talking, and A Touch of Class.

He was nominated for an Oscar in 1967 for his role in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

Adam F. Goldberg, the creator of The Goldbergs, paid tribute to George on social media after hearing of his death.

Melissa Joan Hart, who was a director on the show, also shared her condolences.