Pat Harrington Dead

Pat Harrington Jr., One Day at a Time's Schneider, Dead at 86

Pat Harrington Jr., who was best known to TV audiences as One Day at a Time‘s building super, (Dwayne) Schneider, died on Wednesday after a battle with Alzheimer’s. He was 86.

Harrington Jr. got his start on TV in 1959, recurring on Make Room for Daddy as a nightclub pal of Danny Thomas’ character. His guest star credits included The Munsters, McHale’s Navy, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Love, American Style and Marcus Welby M.D., prior to landing on CBS’ progressive, Bonnie Franklin-led sitcom One Day at a Time in 1975.

As a writer, he also penned several episodes of One Day at a Time.

Harrington Jr.’s most recent TV credit was a 2012 episode of Hot in Cleveland, where he reunited with One Day‘s Valerie Bertinelli.