Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Richard Schaal Biography (1928-)
Last name pronounced "Shawl;" born May 5, 1928, in Chicago, IL; son of VictorCornelius (a machinist) and Margaret Semple (a telephone operator; maiden name, Waddell) Schaal; married Valerie Harper (an actress), September, 1966 (divorced, 1978); married Natasha Warren (a real estate broker), 1980; children:Wendy, Danielle (stepchild). Addresses: AGENT--Dan Moulthrope, Don Schwartz Agency, 8721 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90069.
- Birth Details
- May 5, 1928
- Chicago, Illinois, United States
- STAGE DEBUT--Charlie Castle, The Big Knife, Medill School Drama Department.
- NEW YORK DEBUT--Farmer in "The Little Peasant," Thief in "Is He Fat?," Man in "Venus and the Cat," Old Man in "The Master Thief," the ass, "Bremen Town Musicians," other roles, Paul Sill's Story Theatre, Ambassador, 1970.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Huey, Explainers, Playwrites, Chicago.
- Second City Troupe, Chicago, NY.
- Jesse James, Kelly, Philadelphia, PA.
- Something Different, NY.
- Little Murders, NY.
- Same Time, Next Year, NY.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, United Artists, 1966.
- The Virgin President, 1968.
- Slaughterhouse Five, Universal, 1972.
- Steelyard Blues, Warner Brothers, 1973.
- Corvette Summer, United Artists, 1978.
- Americathon, United Artists, 1979.
- Hollywood Knights, Columbia, 1980.
- O'Hara's Wife, 1982.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Leo Heatherton, Phyllis, CBS, 1975-76.
- The New Yorkers.
- Second City Reports.
- Trapper John, M.D..
- Just Our Luck, ABC.
- Bachelor at Law.
- After George.
- Please Stand By.
- Also: The Mary Tyler Moore Show; Rhoda; The Bob Newhart Show; The Dick Van Dyke Show; The Two of Us; The Window; Harry-O; The F.B.I.; The Rockford Files; Policewoman; Love American Style; The Music Scene; Married Is Better; Harper Valley, P.T.A.; I Dream of Jeannie; It's a Living; The Cube; The Jack Paar Show; The Ed Sullivan Show; The Dinah Shore Show; East Side West Side; TheReporters; Mr. Broadway; The Doris Day Show; Fish, others.
- Thursday's Game, 1974.
- Let's Switch, 1975.
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