Garry Walberg

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Garry Walberg
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Garry Walberg as Lt. Frank Monahan in Quincy, M.E.
Born Gerrit Christian Walberg Jr
(1921-06-10)June 10, 1921
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Died March 27, 2012(2012-03-27) (aged 90)
Northridge, California, U.S
Cause of death chronic pulmonary disease
Years active 1952-1993
Spouse(s) Florence M Apostol (m. 1987–2012)
Patsy Collett (m. 1961–69) (divorced) (2 Children)
Betty (? - ?) (divorced)

Garry Walberg (June 10, 1921 – March 27, 2012) was an American character actor primarily known for his work on television. He performed in numerous TV shows from the early 1950s, until the early 1990s, including Johnny Staccato, Perry Mason, Lassie, Peyton Place, Gunsmoke, The Fugitive, Star Trek, Columbo, The Tony Randall Show and The Rockford Files. He appeared in the first episode of The Twilight Zone, entitled "Where Is Everybody?".

The Buffalo, New York-born Walberg was probably best known for his role as LAPD Homicide Lt. Frank Monahan in Quincy, M.E. (1976–83), starring Jack Klugman in the title role. Walberg had previously appeared alongside Klugman in The Odd Couple (1970-75) as Oscar's poker crony, Homer "Speed" Deegan. He reprised the role in the 1993 TV movie The Odd Couple: Together Again. This was his final acting appearance.[citation needed]

Personal life and death[edit]

Married and divorced twice, Walberg was survived by his third wife, Florence M. Apostol, whom he married on September 12, 1987.

Walberg died from chronic pulmonary disease on March 27, 2012, aged 90, in Northridge, California .[1]



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