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William Schallert

The son of Edwin Schallert, drama editor of the "Los Angeles Times" and the dean of West Coast critics, William Schallert became interested in an acting career while at UCLA in 1942. After graduation, he became involved with the Circle Theater (eventually becoming one of its owners) and made his film debut in The Foxes of Harrow (1947). He has ... See full bio »
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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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I believe you shouldn't become an actor unless you need to. Unless you have no choice about it. Liking--even loving--acting is not enough. You have to need to act.


Appeared in the original "Twilight Zone" TV series (Twilight Zone: Mr. Bevis (1960)), the 1985 revival series The Twilight Zone: Shadow Play/Grace Note (1986); segment "Shadow Play"), and in Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983). See more »



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