Michael Tolan (1925-2011)

Michael Tolan, stage and TV actor, died Monday, aged 85, reports the New York Times. Genre appearances comprise Inner Sanctum (1954), The Invaders and Journey to the Unknown (both 1968; his episode of the latter formed half of a fix-up for the US market, Journey Into Darkess), Ghost Story (1972).

Tolan also appeared on The Mary Tyler Moore Show as Mary’s journalism teacher and boyfriend, Dan Whitfield.

[Thanks to Steve Green for the story.]