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Creator / Dwight Schultz

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William Dwight Schultz (born November 24, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American actor best known for his roles on television as Captain H.M. Murdock from The A-Team and Lieutenant Reg Barclay from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Prior to appearing in The A-Team he was primarily a theatre actor and acted in plays opposite Maggie Smith, Glenn Close and Charlton Heston. In 1989 he starred in Fat Man and Little Boy opposite Paul Newman. He is currently known for a variety of voice work in animation such as Ben 10 and Chowder and video games such as Dragon Age, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Mass Effect and The Darkness. He also regularly fills in for various radio shows including Rusty Humphries, Michael Savage and Jerry Doyle. Since 1983, he has been happily married to Wendy Fulton.

His official fansite and The other Wiki have more detailed information on his career.


Tropes commonly associated with Dwight Schultz' characters.

  • Talking to Himself: As Dr. Animo talking to Dr. Animo, and also in live action when playing Murdock who would create personas or characters and have arguments or conversations between them in real time each having a different voice and accent. Considering his prolific vocal career, there are probably many more examples.
  • Wild Hair: At times on The A-Team.


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