Pat Harrington, Jr

Pat Harrington, Jr

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 6 Jan 2016 (aged 86)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 156811569 · View Source
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Actor. He will be fondly remembered for playing 'Dwayne F. Schneider' in the TV series "One Day at a Time" (1975 to 1984). Born Daniel Patrick Harrington, Jr., the son of Vaudeville and Broadway entertainer Pat Harrington, Sr., he received a Masters degree in Political Philosophy from Fordham University, prior to serving as an intelligence officer with the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He followed his father's path to entertainment and acquired stage experience before moving on to television during the 1950s. He made a name for himself initially as a member of "The Men on the Street" which became a popular segment on "The Steve Allen Show". Harrington became known as a master of dialect and created the character 'Guido Panzini' which was featured on "The Tonight Show with Jack Paar". During the 1960s, he appeared in the programs "McHale's Navy", "The Munsters" and "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.", as well as many others. Additionally, he launched his film career and had credits with "Move Over, Darling" (1963), "Easy Come, Easy Go" (1967) and "The President's Analyst" (1967). Harrington provided his voice for the animated 'Inspector Clouseau' series (during the late 1960s) in addition to "The New Scooby-Doo Movies" (1972) and "Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels" (1977 to 1980). He received both an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award during his decade of playing 'Schneider' on "One Day at a Time". Among his last TV credits were "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "The King of Queens" and "Hot in Cleveland". He died of complications from Alzheimer's disease.

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  • Added: 6 Jan 2016
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