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William Schallert

William SchallertAKA William Joseph Schallert

Born: 6-Jul-1922
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 8-May-2016
Location of death: Pacific Palisades, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Martin Lane on The Patty Duke Show

Familiar-faced character actor, seen in hundreds of television roles from the 1950s to the present. Memorable performances include the father figures on The Patty Duke Show and Nancy Drew Mysteries, a cranky teacher on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, and a stuffy bureaucrat in the classic Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles."

Father: Edwin Francis Schallert (LA Times drama editor)
Mother: Elza Emily Baumgarten
Wife: Rosemarie Diann Waggner (actress, "Leah Waggner", m. 26-Feb-1949, d. 2015, four sons)
Son: Brendan
Son: Edwin
Son: Joseph
Son: Mark

    University: University of California at Los Angeles

    Screen Actors Guild President (1979-81)

    True Blood Mayor Norris (2008-11)
    Dream On Judith's Father (1994-96)
    The Torkelsons Wesley Hodges (1991-92)
    The New Gidget Russ Lawrence (1986-88)
    The Waltons Stanley Perkins (1980-81)
    The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Mayor Hawkins (1980)
    Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Carson Drew (1977-78)
    St. Elsewhere Dr. Stanley (1976-77)
    The Nancy Walker Show Teddy Futterman (1976-77)
    Get Smart Adm. Hargrade (1967-68)
    The Patty Duke Show Martin Lane (1963-66)
    The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Mr. Leander Pomfritt (1959-62)
    Philip Marlowe Lt. Manny Harris (1959-60)
    Steve Canyon Maj. Karl Richmond (1958-59)

    Bag of Bones (11-Dec-2011)
    Green Lantern: First Flight (28-Jul-2009) [VOICE]
    Recount (25-May-2008) · Justice John Paul Stevens
    Harvey (15-Feb-1998)
    The Second Civil War (15-Mar-1997)
    Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994) · Judge Boone
    Beethoven's 2nd (16-Dec-1993)
    House Party 2 (23-Oct-1991) · Dean Kramer
    Held Hostage: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story (13-Jan-1991)
    The Incident (4-Mar-1990)
    Cross of Fire (5-Nov-1989)
    War and Remembrance (13-Nov-1988)
    Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (21-Feb-1988)
    Innerspace (1-Jul-1987) · Dr. Greenbush
    Gone to Texas (22-Nov-1986) · Narrator
    Under the Influence (28-Sep-1986)
    North and South II (4-May-1986)
    Teachers (5-Oct-1984)
    Through Naked Eyes (11-Dec-1983)
    Twilight Zone: The Movie (24-Jun-1983) · Father
    Hangar 18 (Jul-1980) · Prof. Mills
    Blind Ambition (20-May-1979)
    Ike (3-May-1979)
    Little Women (2-Oct-1978)
    Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (27-Sep-1976)
    Tunnel Vision (Mar-1976)
    The Strongest Man in the World (6-Feb-1975)
    Death Sentence (2-Oct-1974)
    Remember When (23-Mar-1974)
    Charley Varrick (19-Sep-1973) · Sheriff Bill Horton
    Colossus: The Forbin Project (8-Apr-1970)
    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (31-Dec-1969)
    Sam Whiskey (1-Apr-1969) · Mr. Perkins
    Speedway (15-Apr-1968) · Abel Esterlake
    Will Penny (10-Apr-1968)
    Hour of the Gun (1-Nov-1967) · Herman Spicer
    In the Heat of the Night (2-Aug-1967) · Mayor Schubert
    Lonely Are the Brave (24-May-1962) · Harry
    Pillow Talk (6-Oct-1959) · Hotel Clerk
    Cry Terror! (2-May-1958) · Henderson
    The Tarnished Angels (6-Jan-1958)
    The Story of Mankind (8-Nov-1957) · Earl of Warwick
    Man in the Shadow (Sep-1957) · Jim Shaney
    The Girl in the Kremlin (11-Apr-1957)
    Gunslinger (18-Mar-1957) · Scott Hood
    The Tattered Dress (14-Mar-1957)
    The Incredible Shrinking Man (22-Feb-1957) · Dr. Arthur Bramson
    Written on the Wind (Dec-1956) · Reporter
    Raw Edge (24-Mar-1956) · Missionary
    Top of the World (May-1955) · Capt. Harding
    Smoke Signal (1955) · Pvt. Livingston
    Black Tuesday (31-Dec-1954)
    Shield for Murder (27-Aug-1954) · Assistant DA
    The High and the Mighty (3-Jul-1954)
    Gog (5-Jun-1954)
    Riot in Cell Block 11 (28-Feb-1954)
    Port Sinister (10-Apr-1953)
    Flat Top (26-Oct-1952) · Ens. Longfellow
    Captive Women (10-Oct-1952)
    Rose of Cimarron (1-Apr-1952)
    The Man from Planet X (7-Apr-1951)
    Lonely Heart Bandits (29-Aug-1950)

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