The Stig wrote:
With all due respect, you're literally crazy if you think that the villain in Star Trek Into Darkness is based on a no-name extra from forty years ago.
Well Orci did say the character would be cannon in a interview. Also a interview over a year ago with either Orci and the other writer said that he would be from the first season of TOS. Ron Veto as Harrison starred in 13 episodes never appearing in the 3rd season.