Jason Wingreen - Famous Actor

Jason Wingreen Net Worth

$10,000,000

Jason Wingreen was a famous American actor with a net worth of $10 million until his death in December 2015. Throughout his successful career, Jason appeared in 187 acting credits including All in the Family, The Fugitive, and The Empire Strikes Back where he provided the voice of Boba Fett.

Key facts:

  • Jason Wingreen was an American actor with a career spanning from 1955 until his death.
  • He is well-known for voicing the iconic character Boba Fett in the movie The Empire Strikes Back.
  • Wingreen had recurring roles in several TV series, including Ironside, Matlock, and The Fugitive.
  • He served as a voting member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for several years.
  • Jason Wingreen starred in popular films such as Airplane! and Oh God! throughout his career.

Basic Information About Jason Wingreen

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor
Net worth$10,000,000
Date of birth1920-10-09 (103 years old)
Place of birthBrooklyn
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksRaspy menacing voice
Spouse28 March - Gloria Scott Backe (1957 - Β 1996)Β (her death)Β (1 child)
GenderMale
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Jason Wingreen roles

Movie / Series Role
Airplane!Dr. Brody
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes BackBoba Fett (voice) (uncredited)
The Cheyenne Social ClubDr. Farley Carter
The Magnificent Seven Ride!Warden (uncredited)
The WaltonsNat Clayton 1 episode, 1976
12 O'Clock HighMajor Rosen / ... 4 episodes, 1964-1966
The Partridge FamilyPrincipal 1 episode, 1973
The FugitiveAccountant Nebbs / ... 5 episodes, 1963-1967
Mission: ImpossibleManservant (Hawn) / ... 2 episodes, 1968-1971
In the Heat of the NightGeorge 'Georgie' Sparkman 1 episode, 1994
MannixBarney / ... 4 episodes, 1969-1972
Happy DaysMr. Haley 1 episode, 1977
Star TrekDr. Linke 1 episode, 1968
ColumboPoliceman 1 episode, 1972
Voyage to the Bottom of the SeaMikhil 1 episode, 1965
Mama's FamilyFred Gebhardt 1 episode, 1989
Surfside 6Simm 1 episode, 1961
Kung FuMr. Kennemer 1 episode, 1973
Love, American StyleMr. Beadle (segment "Love and the Divorce Sale") / ... 3 episodes, 1969-1972
Police WomanCopeman / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1976
Freddy's NightmaresJack 1 episode, 1989
The Outer LimitsDr. Leland - coroner / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
The Sixth SenseDr. Morris Wilbur 1 episode, 1972
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.Dictator / ... 2 episodes, 1966-1967
SeinfeldMan #2 1 episode, 1992
Dan AugustLeon Cobbs 1 episode, 1970
The Green HornetDoctor 1 episode, 1967
The Mod SquadDoorman / ... 2 episodes, 1970-1972
Marcus Welby, M.D.Cab Driver / ... 2 episodes, 1969-1974
Honey WestBellhop 1 episode, 1965
Mary Hartman, Mary HartmanSgt. Swelt 1 episode, 1976
Dr. KildareBiberman / ... 3 episodes, 1964-1965
The F.B.I.Bartender / ... 6 episodes, 1967-1972
Archie Bunker's PlaceHarry Snowden 93 episodes, 1979-1983
All in the FamilyHarry Snowden 25 episodes, 1976-1979
The Wild Wild WestWriter
The Wild Wild WestPoliceman 1 episode, 1966
The Name of the GameDistrict Attorney / ... 3 episodes, 1968-1971
Get SmartKAOS Agent #2 1 episode, 1966
Fantasy IslandDoctor 1 episode, 1982
Highway to HeavenBen Conrad 1 episode, 1987
Please Don't Eat the DaisiesThe Doctor 1 episode, 1967
Burke's LawGunter Ernst 1 episode, 1965
Kojak1st Reporter / ... 3 episodes, 1973-1977
The InvadersCourt Clerk / ... 1 episode, 1967
Barnaby JonesEddie / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1975
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.First Engineer / ... 3 episodes, 1965-1967
Mayberry R.F.D.Mr. Desmond 1 episode, 1970
StarmanGeneral Wade 1 episode, 1986
Adam-12Mr. Kerr / ... 2 episodes, 1968-1972

Jason Wingreen's Quotes

  • [on doing the voice of Boba Fett for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)] I think the actual work, aside from the hellos and goodbyes and all that, could have been no more than 10 minutes.

Interesting Facts about Jason Wingreen

  1. One of the few actors to have been part of two, successful sci-fi franchises. "Star Trek" (1966)-as Federation Dr. Linke, and "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)-as voice of bounty hunter Boba Fett.
  2. He played the same character (Harry Snowden) on two different series: All in the Family (1971) and Archie Bunker's Place (1979).
  3. His lines as Boba Fett were rerecorded by Temuera Morrison for a re-release.
  4. Studied acting at Brooklyn College.
  5. One of the founders of the famed Circle in the Square theater company in New York's Greenwich Village.
  6. Originally auditioned for the voice of Yoda for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).
  7. Decided to retire from acting after his wife Gloria became ill.
  8. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
  9. He originally planned to become a reporter.
  10. Had two grandchildren through his son.

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