Tuesday, November 1, 2016

RIP Don Marshall

Remembering TOS Guest Don Marshall, 1936-2016

November 1, 2016

StarTrek.com is saddened to report the passing of Don Marshall, who played Lt. Boma -- the astrophysicist who clashed with his superior officer, Spock -- in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "The Galileo Seven." The actor also made his mark in several other sci-fi projects; he was a regular on the series Land of the Giants, co-starred with Rosie Grier and Ray Milland in the cult classic film The Thing with Two Heads, and guest starred on The Bionic Woman, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and The Incredible Hulk. According to a statement posted on Facebook by BarBara Luna, Marshall's longtime friend, fellow TOS guest and fellow frequent convention attendee, the actor, who was 80, "passed away at Cedars Sinai Hospital on Sunday evening October 30, 2016 at approximately 8 pm. Don transitioned peacefully; at his bedside were his daughter, son, and twin brother Doug Marshall. A memorial service is to be determined."

MARSHALL, Don (Donald James Marshall)
Born: 5/2/1936, San Diego, California, U.S.A.
Died: 10/30/2016, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Don Marshall’s westerns – actor:
Rawhide (TV) – 1964 (Private Goodlove)
Little House on the Prairie (TV) – 1981 (Caleb Ledoux)

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