William Schallert

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William Schallert
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Schallert at the 1990 Academy Awards
Born
William Joseph Schallert

(1922-07-06)July 6, 1922
DiedMay 8, 2016(2016-05-08) (aged 93)
Cause of deathPeripheral neuropathy
OccupationActor
Years active1957–2014
Spouse(s)Rosemarie D. Waggner (1949–2015)
President of the Screen Actors Guild
In office
1979–1981
Preceded byKathleen Nolan
Succeeded byEdward Asner

William Joseph Schallert (July 6, 1922 – May 8, 2016) was an American actor. He played the father on The Patty Duke Show. He is also known for his guest-star roles in The Smurfs, Jefferson Drum, Gunsmoke, Star Trek, Get Smart, Lawman, Matlock, The Waltons, Bonanza, and in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Schallert was born on July 6, 1922 in Los Angeles, California.[1] He married Rosemarie D. Waggner in 1949. Schallert was the president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1979 through 1981. He died at his home in Pacific Palisades, California from complications from peripheral neuropathy on May 8, 2016, aged 93.[2]

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