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William Daniels is an American screen and stage actor best known for his television characters in series such as St. Elsewhere and Boy Meets World. Daniels served as president of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) from 1999-2001.
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As if his hands weren't full enough with one hit show, Daniels also provided the voice of KITT, the artificially intelligent super car on Knight Rider (1982-86).
After both series ended, Daniels career still thrived. In 1993, Daniels accepted the role of Mr. Feeny, principal of John Adams High School, on the series Boy Meets World (1993-2000). The series was extremely well-received, becoming one of the most popular shows of its time among young audiences.
Daniels was elected president of the Screen Actors Guild in 1999. He won the presidency in a landslide vote and held the office for one term. He decided not to seek a second term, however he and his wife Bonnie were awarded seats on the board of directors.
In 2013, Daniels agreed to reprise the role of the beloved Mr. Feeny on an updated adaptation of Boy Meets World entitled Girl Meets World.
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