Fritz Weaver

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Fritz Weaver
Born
Fritz William Weaver

(1926-01-19)January 19, 1926
DiedNovember 26, 2016(2016-11-26) (aged 90)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materPeabody High School
OccupationActor
Years active1956–2016
Home townPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Spouse(s)
Sylvia Short (m. 1953–1979)
(divorced)
Rochelle Oliver (m. 1997–2016)
ChildrenWith Short:
2

Fritz William Weaver (January 19, 1926 – November 26, 2016) was an American actor. He was known for his guest-star roles in The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, The X-Files, Matlock, and Demon Seed. He was also known for his role as Dexter in Creepshow. He won a Tony Award in 1970.

Weaver was born on January 19, 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1] He was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Weaver studied at Peabody High School. He was married to Sylvia Short from 1953 until they divorced in 1979. Then he married Rochelle Oliver in 1997. Weaver had two children with Short.

From 1995 until his death, Weaver has worked primarily as a voice actor, providing narration for programs on the History Channel.

Weaver died at his home in Manhattan on November 26, 2016, aged 90. No cause of death was immediately available.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fritz Weaver Biography". filmreference. 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-10.
  2. Fritz Weaver, Tony-Winning Character Actor, Dies at 90

Other websites[change | change source]

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