Birth Date: December 23, 1931 / Age: 85
Birth Place: Richmond, California, USA
Biography: Ronnie Schell is a U.S. actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for playing the part of Private Duke Slater on the Jim Nabors vehicle Gomer Pyle, USMC. He played this role for three years, starred as a disc jockey for one season in his own sitcom, Good Morning, World and then returned to the role of Duke on Gomer Pyle, albeit now promoted to Corporal. He used this experience to refer to himself self-depricatingly in his stand-up routine as "America's slowest-rising young comic".