Most known for his role as Harry Snowden on All in the Family and in the series' spin-off, Archie Bunker's Place, Wingreen is also notable for his recurring roles on The Twilight Zone and The Untouchables.
Before beginning his acting career, he earned an undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College.
He voiced the character Boba Fett in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
He spent his childhood in Brooklyn and Queens, New York.
He appeared with Andy Griffith in eleven episodes of Matlock.