Fast Facts

  • Father was a vaudevillian who performed on Broadway.
  • Served in the Air Force during the Korean War.
  • First job in the entertainment industry was in the mail room at NBC.
  • Played the role of Guido Panzini, an Italian immigrant, on Jack Paar's show with such conviction that even Immigration officials were unsure of his true nationality.
  • Landed a series of Ace Hardware commercials as a result of his role as Schneider on One Day at a Time.

Awards

  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1981, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner
  • 1984, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 1983, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee

Relationships

  • Pat Harrington Sr. — Father
  • Marjorie Harrington — Ex-wife
  • Patrick Harrington III — Son
  • Terry Harrington — Son
  • Tresa-Caitlin — Daughter
  • Michael Harrington — Son

College

  • Fordham University, Bronx, New York, United States (BA, 1950); Fordham University, Bronx, New York, United States (MA in Political Philosophy)

Details

  • Birth Name: Daniel Patrick Harrington Jr.
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Died: January 6, 2016
  • Profession: Actor

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