Prior to his film roles, he’d actually gotten a begin on TV, with minor stints on Kung Fu and on The Oregon Trail. He had a much bigger half taking part in Horace Brimley in The Waltons within the ‘70s earlier than transitioning to the massive display screen. He’s additionally recognized for a notable episode of Seinfeld within the ’90s, which had him taking part in a Postmaster General. The episode, “The Junk Mail,” had him parodying his earlier position in Absence of Malice. It additionally had Kramer making an attempt to cease the Postal Service from having the ability to ship.