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Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)
Renowned for his portrayal of Spock, Nimoy was not only an actor but also a poet, artist, photographer, and musician. He passed away at the age of 83 due to end-stage chronic pulmonary disease.
Persis Khambatta (1948-1998)
Known for playing Ilia in “Star Trek
The Motion Picture,” Khambatta, an international model and the first bald heroine in film history, passed away at 49 due to a heart attack.
Anton Yelchin (1989-2016)
Tragically, Yelchin, who played Pavel Chekov in the reboot films, died at 27 in a freak car accident involving his Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Aron Eisenberg (1969-2019)
Eisenberg, who portrayed Nog in “Star Trek
Deep Space Nine,” passed away at 50 due to heart failure. He had experienced severe health issues, including two kidney transplant operations.
DeForest Kelley (1920-1999)
Known for his role as Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy, Kelley passed away at 79 due to complications from stomach cancer.
Jon Paul Steuer (1984-2018)
The first actor to portray Alexander Rozhenko in “Star Trek
The Next Generation,” Steuer passed away at 33, and his death was ruled a suicide.
Barbara March (1953-2019)
March, who played Lursa in “Star Trek,” passed away at 65 after a long battle with cancer.
Ricardo Montalbán (1920-2009)
Known for his iconic role as Khan Noonien Singh, Montalbán passed away at 88 due to congestive heart failure.
Majel Barrett Roddenberry (1932-2008)
Barrett played Number One in the original pilot episode and later became the voice of the Enterprise computer. She passed away at 76 from leukemia.
Brock Peters (1927-2005)
Peters, known for his role as Admiral Cartwright in “Star Trek” movies and Joseph Sisko in “Deep Space Nine,” passed away at 78 due to pancreatic cancer.
James Doohan (1920-2005)
Famous for playing Scotty, Doohan passed away at 85 after battling Alzheimer’s disease.
Yvonne Craig (1937-2015)
Craig, best known as Batgirl, made a guest appearance in “Star Trek” and passed away at 78 due to complications from breast cancer.
Rene Auberjonois (1940-2019)
Auberjonois portrayed Odo in “Deep Space Nine” and passed away at 79 due to lung cancer.
Gregory Itzin (1948-2022)
Known for his roles in “Star Trek,” including President Logan in “24,” Itzin passed away at 74 after emergency surgery.
These actors made significant contributions to the “Star Trek” franchise, and their legacies continue to be remembered by fans.