Happy birthday to the late Fritz Weaver, Born: January 19, 1926 and passed away on November 26, 2016.
Weaver was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and appeared in motion pictures such as Marathon Man, Fail-Safe, The Day of the Dolphin, The Big Fix and The Thomas Crown Affair. Weaver starred in the 1982 George A. Romero/Stephen King movie Creepshow.
Fritz Weaver played Kovat in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Tribunal”.
Science fiction fans may also remember him as the Chancellor in “The Obsolete Man” and William Sturka in “Third From the Sun” of the original Twilight Zone series. He also appeared in the mini-series The Martian Chronicles, based on the book by Ray Bradbury. He is also internationally known for his portrayal of Doctor Josef Weiss in the 1978 mini-series Holocaust. Weaver also guest-starred in Frasier, The X-Files, Mission: Impossible, The Streets of San Francisco, and Murder, She Wrote, among many more.
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