Schramm was one of the founders of The Acting Company in New York, which announced the news of his death on Sunday.
He played Roy Biggins, the rival airline owner on “Wings, ”And appeared in all 172 episodes between 1990 and 1997. During his 40-year career, Schramm also appeared in the TV movie“ The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story ”in 1990 and played Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in the mini-series “Kennedy.” His movie credits include “Let It Ride”, “Johnny Handsome” and “A Shock to the System”.
He graduated from Julliard School in New York City and has appeared in productions on and off Broadway, at the New York Theater Workshop, Pasadena Playhouse, George Street Playhouse, Washington D.C.’s Shakespeare Theater Company and more. His theater credits include Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Bedroom Face’ and the 2009 revival of ‘Finian’s Rainbow’.
“We are mourning his loss and will miss him,” Margot Harley of The Acting Company said in the group’s statement.