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Wallace Rooney
Wallace Rooney
Role Gardener
Biographical Information
Birth Name Wallace E. Rooney
Birthdate December 29, 1910
Birthplace Plattsburgh, New York, United States
Death Date October 10, 1996 (age 85)
Death Place Englewood, New Jersey, United States

Wallace Rooney played a gardener in Serena's Salem retreat in the seventh season episode, "Darrin on a Pedestal"(1970).


Wallace E. Rooney was born on December 29, 1910, in Plattsburgh, New York, to parents David Frederick Rooney and Marguerite D. McGaulley Rooney. He was one of nine children.

He appeared on television and in motion pictures from the 1950s to the [1980s], and is remembered for his role as ‘Bishop Michael’ in The Exorcist (1973). On Broadway, he appeared in the original productions of The Pepper Mill (1937), Who Was That Lady I Saw You With? (1958), and Spofford (1967).

On television, he was known for The Twilight Zone (1959) and The Defenders (1961). Other appearances include Quincy M.E., Lou Grant, Marcus Welby M.D., The Doctors, Gunsmoke, Tallahassee 7000 and The Big Story.

Rooney died on October 10, 1996, in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 85.


  • Wallace Rooney on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on April 16, 2022.
  • David Frederick Rooney, memorial, Plattsburgh Press-Republican via, July 3, 1948. Retrieved on April 16, 2022.
  • Ginny M. Wallace Rooney, memorial,, June 29, 2005. Retrieved on April 16, 2022.