Victor French was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. on Dec. 4, 1934. His father was a Hollywood stuntman. Like most Get Smart alumni, he can be found in nearly every classic show from the '60s through the '90s. But the genre he was most familiar in was Westerns. He made numerous appearances on shows like The Virginian, The Wild, Wild West, Bonanza, Gunsmoke and Little House on the Prairie.
French also worked as a director, winning a Critics Circle Award in 1982. His best known role was that of Mark on Highway to Heaven. He died in 1989.