TV Obits: Callahan, Tuttle, Handelman
by Bob Sassone, posted Aug 15th 2007 2:01PM
A roundup of TV people from in front of the camera and behind the scenes who have passed away.
- James Callahan: He played the grandfather on Charles In Charge. He had appearances on several shows over the years, including Medium, ER, Promised Land, Cybill, Caroline in the City, Picket Fences, Golden Girls, M*A*S*H, Adam-12, The Invanders, Route 66, The Time Tunnel, My Favorite Martian, Dennis The Menace, and dozens of others. He died of cancer at age 76.
- Stanley Myron Handelman: He was a comic in the 60s and 70s, and made numerous appearances on such shows as The Tonight Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The Flip Wilson Show, Make Room For Granddaddy, and The Ed Sullivan Show. He died of a heart attack at age 77.
- William Tuttle: He was a veteran makeup man, probably most famous for his work on the Twilight Zone episodes "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" and "Eye of the Beholder." He also worked a few hundred movies, including Young Frankenstein, Zorro, The Gay Blade, Logan's Run, Silver Streak, The Night Strangler, Marlowe, Ice Station Zebra, Speedway, Point Blank, The Cincinnati Kid, Viva Las Vegas, The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, and The Courtship of Eddie's Father (original movie). He died at age 95.