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Old 10-05-2002, 02:56 AM
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Dead Star Trek Cast Members

Inspired by thisthread. I did a search on a linked site and saw Illa who was a hottie, so I clicked over to imdb.com because I couldn't think of anything else she'd appeared in and discovered that she's been dead for four years! Yow! My geekiness is slipping! So out of all the actors who've appeared in all the various incarnations of Star Trek, how many of them are no longer with us? I know DeForrest Kelley's gone, along with the actors who played Spock's father, Harry Mudd, David Marcus, and Bibi Besch, who else?
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Old 10-05-2002, 03:29 AM
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Bibi Besch is dead? Damn!

Trying to build a list of every dead actor who had a guest-shot on Star Trek would be a pretty thankless task. I'll only contribute Jeffrey (Capatain Pike) Hunter.
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Old 10-05-2002, 07:52 AM
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Stanley "Cyrano Jones" Adams.
Meg "The Keeper" Wyllie died just this year.
Susan "Vina" Oliver.
Glenn "Zefrem Cochran" Corbett.
Alfred "Dr Whats-his-name with the Salt Vampire" Ryder
Ted "The Giant from the episode that looked like a combination of 'Forbidden Planet' meets H.P. Lovecraft" Cassidy

And just an OT comment about Roger C. Carmel. There used to be a program in syndication called "Insight." It was sorta like "Twilight Zone," but with a religious slant to it. One episode that I remember was of Roger C. Carmel wanting to commit suicide and an angelic figure played by a trumpet-playing hip-talking Roscoe Lee Browne, who wanted to save him. (I'd like to say his name was "Gabriel," but I do not remember whether or not that was the case.)
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Old 10-05-2002, 10:04 AM
Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor is offline
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DeForrest Kelly is gone.

Bye, Bones.

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Old 10-05-2002, 01:40 PM
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James Doohan, most notably.
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Old 10-05-2002, 01:57 PM
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James Doohan, most notably.


SINCE WHEN IS "SCOTTY" DEAD?!?!
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Old 10-05-2002, 02:06 PM
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I have just checked CNN, E! Online, and Dead People Server and as far as I can tell, Jimmy D is still alive and kicking.

Though I'm sad to say I have reconciled myself to the fact that he is by far the most likely to be taken next by the Great Bird of the Galaxy.
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Old 10-05-2002, 02:43 PM
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Dammit, my error. I hate that. I remembered a news story about him being old and sick, and somehow jumped to conclusions. He's alive, but not exactly kicking.
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Old 10-05-2002, 02:52 PM
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Any guy who can father a child at age 80 still kicks in my book.
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Old 10-05-2002, 03:07 PM
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The guy who played Tackelberry in Police Acadamy was on Trek twice, and he's dead.
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Old 10-05-2002, 03:55 PM
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Don't forget the guy in the red shirt.
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Old 10-05-2002, 04:38 PM
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Any guy who can father a child at age 80 still kicks in my book.
Yeah. I'm amazed that his heart can take the strain, Captain.
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Old 10-05-2002, 08:46 PM
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I did not know that Mark Lenard was dead.

Why wasn't I notified?
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Old 10-05-2002, 09:04 PM
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Well, Jill "Spock's Girlfriend from the Planet of the Confetti-Spewing Happy Flowers" Ireland is dead.
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Old 10-05-2002, 09:07 PM
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Mark Lenard died quite some time ago, November '96, specifically.
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Old 10-05-2002, 09:16 PM
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Wil Wheaton is dead. Oh wait, no. Just his career.
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Old 10-05-2002, 09:54 PM
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Janos Prohaska, who played the Mogatu (as well as every gorilla or bear on "Here's Lucy" and "The Andy Williams Show") died in 1974, in a plane crash.
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Old 10-05-2002, 10:29 PM
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Prohaska was also a regular on Gilligan's Isalnd, whenever a gorilla was needed.
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Old 10-06-2002, 04:30 AM
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Wow, Mark Lenard is dead. Didn't know that. When was that Next Generation episode he was in air? Must have been very shortly before his death.

He is the one ST actor I've met in person. Much respect for him, I'm a bit saddened. Live long and prosper, Mark.
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Old 10-06-2002, 10:10 AM
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Nedermeyer? Dead.
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Old 10-06-2002, 08:18 PM
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Elisha Cook Jr.

"Star Trek" (1966) playing "Samuel T. Cogley"(as Elisha Cook) in episode: "Court Martial" (episode # 1.20) 2/2/1967

He was also in The Big Sleep, The Maltese Falcon and Shane.
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Old 10-06-2002, 08:53 PM
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No one mentioned Persis Khambatta. Died of cancer, I think.
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Old 10-06-2002, 09:09 PM
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No one mentioned Persis Khambatta. Died of cancer, I think.
Um, flertbert mentioned her in the very first post...

Eric
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Old 10-06-2002, 09:55 PM
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No one mentioned Persis Khambatta. Died of cancer, I think.
Wrong on both counts, she was the inspiration for the OP and she died of a heart attack.
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Old 10-07-2002, 09:22 AM
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John Colicos (Captain Kor of the Klingon Empire and Baltar on Battlestar Galactica) is dead.

Anyone know the status of the other two of the original three Klingon Commanders - Michael Ansara as Kang (whom I think might be dead) and William Campbell as Koloth (as well as Trelaine, the Squire of Gothos)?
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Old 10-08-2002, 01:09 PM
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Wow, Mark Lenard is dead.... Live long and prosper, Mark.
When bad things happen to good tag lines.
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Old 10-08-2002, 02:32 PM
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Anyone know the status of the other two of the original three Klingon Commanders - Michael Ansara as Kang (whom I think might be dead) and William Campbell as Koloth (as well as Trelaine, the Squire of Gothos)?
William Campbell & Michael Ansara are both still alive, according to IMDB.
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Old 10-08-2002, 02:50 PM
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Hey Knead, cut me some slack! I posted that and read it and thought "stupid stupid stuipd." But it could be an "in spirit" kind of sentiment. Ugh.


I'll go slink off in a corner now.
(and the problem with the internet is you can't deny having said anything. Damn modern technology!)
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Old 10-08-2002, 03:15 PM
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Just a few more

Vic "Mel I mean Jojo Krako" Taylor "A Piece of the Action
Ed Peck Colonel Fellini in "Tommorow is Yesterday"
Charles "Landru" Macaulay "Return of the Archons"
David "Anan7" Opatshu "A Taste of Armageddon"
Vic "Nomad" Perrin "The Changling"
Barry "Surak" Atwater "The Savage Curtain"
Bart "Yarnek" La Rue "The Savage Curtain"
Ian "Mr Atoz" Wolfe "All of our Yesterdays"


And of course Adolph Hitler (Uncredited voice) "The City on the edge of Forever"
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Old 10-08-2002, 03:44 PM
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OK, where the hell did Hitler come from?
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Old 10-08-2002, 04:18 PM
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Adolph Hitler is DEAD?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!????
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Old 10-08-2002, 06:37 PM
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Well, he controlled the Falklands War from his secret base in Argentina, but he was 93 then, so he's undoubtedly croaked by now (yea!) unless you count the Boys From Brazil or something.
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Old 10-08-2002, 08:10 PM
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How about Star Trek cast members that should be dead? I nominate Frank Gorshin.

kingpengvin, I hoped you saved that post somewhere before submitting...
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