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Schallert at the 1990 Academy Awards
William Joseph Schallert
July 6, 1922
|Died||May 8, 2016 (aged 93)|
|Cause of death||Peripheral neuropathy|
|Spouse(s)||Rosemarie D. Waggner (1949–2015)|
|President of the Screen Actors Guild|
|Preceded by||Kathleen Nolan|
|Succeeded by||Edward 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. 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.
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