Vale: Barry Jenner
US actor best known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Dallas, has died.
US actor Barry Jenner, best known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Dallas, has died, aged 75.
He died on Tuesday in Los Angeles after a battle with acute myeloid leukemia.
Jenner played Admiral William Ross in a dozen episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine during the sixth and seventh seasons.
On Dallas he played the Ewing family’s doctor (and love interest for Sue Ellen) in 25 episodes from season 7 to season 9. He also appeared in 18 episodes of Family Matters as Lieutenant Murtaugh.
His resume also includes such credits as Hart to Hart, Knots Landing, Fame, Simon & Simon, Highway to Heaven, St. Elsewhere, Family Ties, Falcon Crest, Matlock, Silk Stalkings, Something So Right, JAG, Another World, Looker, V: The Series and Walker: Texas Ranger.
Thanks to his Star Trek links, Jenner remained popular on the convention circuit.
Source: Entertainment Weekly.