–Pops' main catchphrase
Albert Solomon (born December 13, 1903), better known by his nickname Pops, is the fun-loving and outgoing father of Beverly Goldberg, grandfather of Adam, Barry and Erica Goldberg and a main character on The Goldbergs. He is portrayed by George Segal.
Albert is very close to his grandchildren and they love to spend time with him, especially Adam. For a short period of time he lived with the Goldbergs but now lives in his own apartment at the Shady Willows retirement community. He is known for spending large amounts of money on things like cars, cocktails, and poker, much to Beverly's chagrin. It was revealed in Season 5 that he has two houses: one being the apartment in Shady Willows, the other a condo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Albert got married sometime in the 1930s-40s to Irene Solomon. After she passed away, he never got married again. He has had more than 100 girlfriends.
Albert started working at a furniture shop in 1948 and eventually owned the store himself. He retired in the 1960s and let his son-in-law Murray Goldberg take over the business.
- The real "Albert" passed away in 1995.