Remembering voice over actor William Schallert

William Schallert, Character Actor and Former SAG President, Dies at 93 William Joseph Schallert (July 6, 1922 – May 8, 2016) was an American voice over artist and character actor who appeared in many films and in such television series as Perry Mason; The Smurfs; Jefferson Drum; Philip Marlowe; The Rat Patrol; Gunsmoke; Star Trek; The Patty Duke Show; 87th Precinct; The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis; The Waltons; Hawaii Five-O, Quincy, M.E.; The Partridge Family; Bonanza; Wanted: Dead or Alive; Leave It to Beaver; The Dick Van Dyke Show; Love, American Style; Get Smart; Lawman; Combat!; The Wild Wild West; and in later years, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; Medium and True Blood. As with many other character actors with long careers, Schallert's face was more recognizable than his name.

  WIKIPEDIA VIDEO: Voiceover by Bill Schallert from 1970, one of the early TV commercials for Kellogg's Pop Tarts toaster pastries with the animated Milton the Toaster who would appear in Kellogg's Pop Tarts TV commercials throughout the 1970's and into the early 1980's.


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