William Schallert, a familiar face in television and film thanks to roles on “The Patty Duke Show,” “Star Trek,” and many more, died on Sunday at age 93, his son said.
The veteran character actor died in Pacific Palisades, California, Edwin Schallert confirmed. No details related to cause of death were provided.
Fans across generations mourned his death, noting that it came just a month after the passing of his television daughter, Patty Duke. Schallert’s role as patriarch Martin Lane on the popular 1960s show was among his most memorable, landing him on TV Guide’s 2004 list of 50 Greatest TV Dads and setting the stage for a career playing authority figures.
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