His son, Ned, reliable a news to EW in a statement. “He died during home in Los Angeles on Dec. 25, 2015 after a brief illness. He is survived by his one son (me) and dual grandchildren, and his sister Harriet Wingreen (the former NY Philharmonic pianist) and her family.”
Wingreen has a brood of behaving credits to his name, though a one from All in a Family “allowed [him] to retire,” he remarked to The Classic TV History Blog in 2010. Years after in an talk with StarTrek.com, that mostly pertained to his guest starring purpose of Dr. Linke in Star Trek: The Original Series, he explained his All in a Family gig began as a one-off.
“It was a final part of a sixth year of All in a Family,” he said. “It was about an evidence between Archie and his wife, since he doesn’t take her out anymore. So she says she’s going to go out on a city on her own. She winds adult during Kelsey’s. She shouldn’t be famous by Kelsey or anybody since of a story, so they indispensable to send Kelsey to a Catskills for the weekend, and they indispensable somebody to take over a place.”
Wingreen’s crony Paul Bogart destined a part and endorsed a actor for a role. “They pennyless for their interregnum and when a subsequent deteriorate started, we got a call from my agent. He pronounced they wanted me back. So they got me back…for 7 some-more years. And a bad man who had to take a vacation mislaid his job.”
Wingreen’s talents also extended opposite a big-screen space. After creation his film entrance in The Bravados in 1958, he went on to featured roles in They Only Kill Their Masters, Marlowe, Airplane!, and his teenager though noted purpose in The Empire Strikes Back.
The Brooklyn-born actor would eventually be transposed by Temuera Morrison as a voice of Boba Fett, though Wingreen pronounced it altered his life. “I’ve sealed a lot of photos of Boba Fett. we was vital a quiet, peaceful, easy life until that news broke, and when a news came out in a Star Wars magazine, for that I’d finished an interview, a letters only never stopped.”
This post has been updated with a matter from Wingreen’s son.