Dwight Schultz

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Dwight Schultz
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Schultz at the Dallas Comic Con in 2006
Born William Dwight Schultz
(1947-11-24) November 24, 1947 (age 67)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Education Calvert Hall College High School
Alma mater Towson University
Occupation Actor/Voice actor
Years active 1970–present
Spouse(s) Wendy Fulton (1983–present)
Children 1
Website http://www.dwightschultzfansite.nl/

William Dwight Schultz (born November 24, 1947) is an American stage, television, film actor and voice artist. He is best known for his roles as Captain "Howling Mad" Murdock on the 1980s action series The A-Team, and as Reginald Barclay in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager and the film Star Trek: First Contact.[1] He is also well known in animation as the mad scientist Dr. Animo in the Ben 10 series, Chef Mung Daal in the children's cartoon Chowder, and Eddie the Squirrel in CatDog.

Early life[edit]

Schultz was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He is an alumnus of Towson University.


Schultz's breakthrough role was the character of Captain "Howling Mad" Murdock on The A-Team. Schultz has also appeared in films including The Fan (1981) with Broadway Actress Lauren Bacall, and starred in Fat Man and Little Boy (1989), as J. Robert Oppenheimer.

He auditioned for the part of Dr. Wayne Fiscus on the television show St. Elsewhere, but lost out to Howie Mandel.

In the early 1990s, he had a recurring role as Lieutenant Reginald Barclay in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Schultz reprised the role for a few episodes of Star Trek: Voyager and the film Star Trek: First Contact.

In November 2009, he confirmed that he (and former A-Team co-star, Dirk Benedict) would have a cameo in the feature film The A-Team,[2] however, both Schultz's and Benedict's parts were ultimately cut from the film proper, but placed after the credits of the theatrical showing as an easter egg.

He was the host of a conservative talk radio podcast called Howling Mad Radio, which ended in March 2009.[3] Schultz has also guest hosted for Michael Savage on "The Savage Nation," Jerry Doyle on "The Jerry Doyle Show", and Rusty Humphries on "The Rusty Humphries Show" on numerous occasions.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Schultz married former actress Wendy Fulton (Bare Essence) in 1983.[4] They have one daughter, Ava (b. 1987), who serves in the Marines.[5] Schultz is a Christian of German descent.[6]

Schultz is a conservative and in 2012 began regular appearances on The Glazov Gang, an internet political talk show hosted by Jamie Glazov, the managing editor of FrontPage Magazine.[7] He also posts political commentaries and podcasts on his official fansite.[8]


Year Film Role Notes
1978 The Water Engine
1978 The Crucifer of Blood
1979 Night and Day
Year Film Role Notes
1981 The Fan
1982 Alone in the Dark
1989 The Long Walk Home
1989 Fat Man and Little Boy
1992 Child of Rage
1993 The Temp
1996 Star Trek: First Contact
1999 The First Men on the Moon
2000 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
2007 Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix
2010 The A-Team
2012 Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens


Year Film Role Notes
Dark Matters Radio with Don Ecker and Special Co-Host Dwight Schultz
Howling Mad Radio
The Rusty Humphries Show substitute host for Rusty Humphries
The Laura Ingraham Show substitute host for Laura Ingraham
The Jerry Doyle Show substitute host for Jerry Doyle
The Savage Nation substitute host for Michael Savage on several occasions, most recently the October 24, 2011 show.

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