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 68)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Residence Santa Clarita, California, 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 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 of German descent, and is a Roman Catholic. He attended Calvert Hall College High School and Towson University.[2]


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. 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,[3] 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.[clarification needed][citation needed]

He was the host of a conservative talk radio podcast called Howling Mad Radio, which ended in March 2009.[4] 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.[3]

The politically conservative Schultz was denied a role by director Bruce Paltrow, a Democrat, on the television series St. Elsewhere due to Schultz's support for Ronald Reagan.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Schultz married former actress Wendy Fulton (Bare Essence) in 1983.[5] They have one daughter, Ava (born 1987), who serves in the Marines.[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]






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  1. ^ Margulies, Lee (July 20, 1985). "Dwight Schultz: Typecast As Versatile". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 31, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sound file" (MP3). Dwightschultzfansite.nl. Retrieved 2016-01-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Dwight Updates Archive". Dwightschultzfansite.nl. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Big Hollywood Articles". Bighollywood.breitbart.com. 2012-09-11. Retrieved 2016-01-14. 
  5. ^ "The Official Dwight Schultz Fansite". Dwightschultzfansite.nl. 1947-11-24. Retrieved 2016-01-14. 
  6. ^ Video on YouTube
  7. ^ "The Glazov Gang". YouTube. Retrieved 2016-01-14. 
  8. ^ [1] Archived August 19, 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Dwight Schultz". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-01-14. 
  10. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors. 

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