Entertainment TV William Daniels Says 'Thanks to the' COVID-19 Vaccine He's 'Been Reunited with Old Friends' "Thanks to the vaccine I’ve been reunited with old friends," the Boy Meets World actor wrote By Dory Jackson Dory Jackson Instagram Twitter Website Dory Jackson is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE's digital TV team. While at the brand, she's had the opportunity to interview a long list of celebrities, from Kate Hudson to Pierce Brosnan to Billy Porter. She also recaps popular TV shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules.The New York-based Maryland native graduated from Randolph-Macon College in May 2016 with a focus in Communication Studies and Journalism. She came to PEOPLE in March 2021 after working at a number of major news companies, including Newsweek and Us Weekly. She also previously co-hosted a podcast called "Idol Nation." People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 16, 2021 07:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email William Daniels. Photo: William Daniels/instagram William Daniels has a lot to celebrate! The Boy Meets World alum, 94, shared via Instagram on Friday that he's recently "been reunited with old friends" after seemingly receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. "Thanks to the vaccine I've been reunited with old friends AND old haunts," the veteran actor wrote alongside two photos of himself with wife Bonnie Bartlett and Forbes contributor Jeff Conway at Art's Deli in Studio City, California. "Oh how I missed my pastrami on rye," he added. Celebrities and Politicians Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine: See the Photos Earlier in the coronavirus pandemic, Daniels — who is best known for playing iconic and beloved teacher Mr. Feeny on Boy Meets World — provided a message of encouragement to teachers on National Teacher Day as they continued working through challenging times. "I'm here to encourage you to show some appreciation for the unsung heroes that help shape the future generations," he said in an E! News video last May. "Our teachers provide us with so much. They're there for you in your formative years, supply the knowledge you need to take on the world and even give you unsolicited advice from behind the fence in their backyard. I'm talking to you, Mr. Matthews [Ben Savage]." Bonnie Schiffman/ABC via Getty Images He continued: "So, thank your teachers today and every day and remember, as much as you learn from them, they learn from you. As my final piece of teacherly advice, believe in yourselves, dream, try, do good. I love you all. Class dismissed." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Daniels recently celebrated his 94th birthday on March 31. Speaking to PEOPLE ahead of the big day, he revealed that he planned to commemorate the occasion by filming Cameos for fans with his son, Michael, and enjoy a special dinner with his family at a California Pizza Kitchen restaurant in Los Angeles. He additionally noted that "love and family" is what keeps him going. The St. Elsewhere star has been married to actress Bartlett since 1951. In addition to son Michael, the longtime couple shares son Robert. The '90s Nostalgia You Didn't Know You Needed: Every Single Time the Boy Meets World Cast Reunited Leading up to Daniels and Bartlett's 70th wedding anniversary this June, the duo opened up about what has allowed their marriage to thrive after all these years. "I think our relationship is based on mutual respect and I think she is smarter than me, better actor than me," Daniels told Forbes in December. "And so, I just hang on, you know, and try to get along." Bartlett noted how much laughter her husband brings into their lives. "He makes me laugh," she told the publication. "His humor, his sense of humor and his ability during every day to find something funny is really good for me, because I'm very intense. That and being a great father. He's a great father." As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from the CDC, WHO and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.