RIP: Admiral Cartwright

Actor Brock Peters passed away last week at age 78. While he was best known for his role in the movie version of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” he also appeared on stage in “Porgy and Bess,” on screen in the sci fi classic “Soylent Green,” and in two of the Star Trek franchises. He played Admiral Cartwright in Star Trek IV and Star Trek VI and as Captain Sisko’s father in the Deep Space Nine series. He also, according to IMDB, portrayed Darth Vader in the NPR adaptations of the Star Wars trilogy.


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