William Schallert, actor and union activist, has died at 93

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William Schallert, actor and union activist, has died at 93

In an Oct. 14, 1979, file photo, actor Gregory Peck, left, points out someone to actor William Schallert, formerly of the “Patty Duke Show,” during the Girls Friday of Show Business 1979 Celebrity Benefit Ball in Los Angeles, Calif. Schallert, who played Patty Duke’s father and uncle in her ’60s sitcom and led a long, contentious strike for actors, died Sunday, May 8, 2016, at his home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., said his son, Edwin. He was 93.

William Schallert, actor and union activist, has died at 93

In an Oct. 14, 1979, file photo, actor Gregory Peck, left, points out someone to actor William Schallert, formerly of the “Patty Duke Show,” during the Girls Friday of Show Business 1979 Celebrity Benefit Ball in Los Angeles, Calif. Schallert, who played Patty Duke’s father and uncle in her ’60s sitcom and led a long, contentious strike for actors, died Sunday, May 8, 2016, at his home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., said his son, Edwin. He was 93.
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