Herta Ware



Age: 88


Summary: noted stage, screen, and TV actress and former wife of actor Will Geer (he played Grandpa Walton on The Waltons) who helped to found the Will Geer Theatricum Botancium in Topanga, California, which became a haven for blacklisted writers and actors and where she appeared in numerous plays, who also appeared in several movies including Cocoon and 2010 and on TV shows such as The Golden Girls, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and ER, who wrote a self-published memoir Fantastic Journey: My Life with Will Greer (2000).



Cause of Death: Complications of Parkinson's disease


Born: June 9, 1917


Died: August 15, 2005


Location: Topanga, California