Trek guest actors in maybe surprising roles

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  1. Forbin

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    Have Gun... again, "The Girl from Picadilly," and there's Bill Schallert lurking in the background. Credited only as "Soldier," and with no lines, his job was just to pass Paladin a note.

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    Though this isn't exactly a "surprise" guest star role I couldn't help but to see a way to make an homage:

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    (My Trek loving son told me to post this somewhere so I'm making the leap. If it doesn't resonate with you please be kind as this is the first time I've attempted this kind of thing [​IMG]:whistle:)
     
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    Having a great streak lately! The Twilight Zone ep, "The Last Rites of Jeff Myrtlebank" featured the oh-so-lovely Sherry Jackson, and the oh-so-wrinkly John Lormer.

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    Other notables were Dub Taylor, and Hooper's best friend James Best.
     
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    Fred Freiberger wrote this morning's episode of 'Cheyenne'.
     
  5. Forbin

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    The very classic Twilight Zone "To Serve Man" snuck in Theo Marcuse as the Soviet ambassador to the UN.

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  6. FormerLurker

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    Thank you for recognizing that Ted Cassidy and Richard Kiel are two different people.
     
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  7. Christopher

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    Cassidy was a much better actor.
     
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    Tiberius James Hooker. ;)
     
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    Yep, I know who they both are. :)
    (I said to my wife, Ted Cassidy must have been busy the week they shot this.)
     
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    The Barbary Coast episode "An Iron Clad Plan" features Louise Sorel as an uptight health dept employee (who Doug McClure naturally loosens up at the end), and Bob the Discount Klingon as an... entrepreneur trying to sell secret US military plans to various foreign governments. Shatner disguises himself as a Prussian agent to get at the plans.

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  11. Maurice

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    CB8F5593-CA53-49A4-81EE-EBF41B1D857B.jpeg A familiar face who does the hypnotizing in The Defenders S1 episode “The Treadmill”. No Nancy or salt here.

    A familiar face from Starbase 11 in the next episode “Perjury”.
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  12. Forbin

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    Some TOS Trek faces in the fairly awful 1982 sword and sorcery film, The Sword and the Sorcerer. Lee Horsely and Kathleen Beller star, with villain Richard Lynch (TNG connection there) and evil demon Richard Moll.

    Jeff Corey showed up as a cranky tavern owner:
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    And Joseph Ruskin popped up briefly as one of Lynch's henchmen:
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    Somewhere in the film was George Murdock, who played "God" at the end of Star Trek V, but I couldn't actually find him to get a screen grab.
     
  13. FormerLurker

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    I liked Jeff Corey better in Conan the Destroyer.
     
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    Something of vague interest regarding a mildly infamous bit of business in TAS, which I'm posting here on the thin basis that Anthony Caruso is in the episode--The plot of Mission: Impossible, "Shape-Up" (Oct. 16, 1971), involves a ship named the Orion. Every actor who speaks the ship's name pronounces it "OR-ee-on".
     
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    The Barbary Coast episode "Mary Had More Than a Little," featured the Reverend Whit Bissel, and leading citizen Phillip Pine, together again for the first time.
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    and the usual parade of crazy disguises that let Shatner have a blast with his role in this show:
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    That's the delightful Judy Strangis, just late of Room 222, and not yet suffering as Dyna Girl, as the titular Mary. yes, I said titular.
     
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    Shatner always manages to look like Shatner in his disguises.
     
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    Oh yes. But you can tell he's having a lot of fun with it. It let him ham it up beyond even his normal hamming it up. And he had surprising good comic timing!
     
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    The final episode of WKRP in Cincinnatti gave us one last bit with Ian Wolf as Mama Carlson's butler, who's had enough of her shit. :rommie:

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    Hogan's Heroes episode..."Hogan's Double Life" 1971

    Malachi Throne (Commodore Mendez) as Major Pruhst
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    John Hoyt (Dr. Phillip Boyce) as Field Marshal von Leiter

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    (P.S. I hate to be the last post on a page!!!)
     
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