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Fritz Weaver

Fritz Weaver is a prolific American actor and voice actor. Born January 19, 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was a conscientious objector during the Second World War, breaking into acting in the early 1950s.

His first television role came in 1956, on an episode of The United States Steel Hour. He would continue to appear on television during the next four decades, appearing on such shows as The Twilight Zone, Dr. Kildare, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Rawhide, Mission: Impossible, Combat!, Gunsmoke, Mannix, Kung Fu, Hawaii Five-O, Magnum P.I., Murder, She Wrote, Matlock, Law and Order, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, The X-Files, and Frasier.

He appeared in many films, generally as a supporting actor. Of these, the most well-known are probably Marathon Man, Black Sunday and Creepshow, and the 1999 remake of The Thomas Crown Affair. Other notable movies include The Day of the Dolphin (1978), and Fail Safe (1964).

Since 1999, Weaver has worked primarily as a voice actor, providing narration for programs on the History Channel.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Fritz Weaver Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJanuary 19, 1926 (91)
SignCapricorn
BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Selected Filmography

Third from the Sun
The Thomas Crown Affair
The Obsolete Man
Demon Seed
Creepshow
Holocaust
Fail-Safe
Sonata for Solo Organ
Marathon Man
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