This Gun for Hire. After appearing in a few roles on stage, including an understudy part in Broadway's The Iceman Cometh, Segal enjoyed a few minor film roles in the early 1960s. His first substantial part came in 1961 with The Young Doctors. He’s perhaps best known for his performance in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. George appeared in one Euro-western; as Gottlieb in the 1980 TV mini-series “My Friend Winnetou”.