Of his time on the show, Marshall once said he was grateful to get a role when there were so few available for African-American actors.He told Star Trek.com: 'There weren't that many jobs, guest starring jobs, for African-Americans or any minorities, really.'I was very grateful to get the opportunities I got, and it made me work very hard on each part, to make sure that whatever I was doing was right and that the characters I played were very strong people.'I tried to bring out the best in the person I played.' Lawrence Montaigne, who played a Romulan and later a Vulcan on episodes of the original Star Trek, died aged 86 in March 2017.The child star, who soared to fame playing Alexander Rozhenko in the Eighties show, passed away on New Year's Day however the cause of death has not been confirmed, according to reports in Oregon newspaper Willamette Week. Sad news, may he rest in peace.' Sadly missed: After his years of acting as a child star, Jon went on to forge a career as a musician and restaurateur as he bowed out of the spotlight - however tributes poured in for the star from loyal Star Trek fans who remember the star from his stint on the show Leondard Nimoy, who played Star Trek's iconic 'Spock' character, died from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in February 2015, aged 83.After his years of acting as a child star, Jon went on to forge a career as a musician and restaurateur as he bowed out of the spotlight - however tributes still poured in for the star from loyal Star Trek fans who remember the star from the show Jon Paul was the first actor to play Alexander Rozhenko before the role was scooped by stars including Brian Bonsall, Jon Paul Steuer, Marc Worden and James Sloyan, who all played the Klingon weapons officers in different versions of the franchise. He played the half-human-half-Vulcan in the Original Series, The Animated Series, The Next Generation, the six Original Series feature films, the 2009 Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness.
He played Pavel Chekov in three Star Trek films and 2016's Star Trek Beyond was dedicated to him.
'I was kind of blown away by how unprofessional people inside the industry were. I didn't want that kind of attention.' Sad times: The beloved legion of fans of the show, known among themselves as Trekkies, took to the social media site to write: 'Oh no the young little boy actor back then who played TV Star Trek's TNG Work's part klingon/part human son Alexander'After leaving acting, Steuer joined the glam punk band Kill City Thrillers, which changed its name to Soda Pop Kids in 2005. Actress Grace Lee Whitney, who appeared in eight eposides of the original Star Trek as Captain Kirk's love interest, Yeoman Janice Rand, died in May 2015, aged 85.
He used the name Jonny P Jewels as he performed as the lead singer for the band before it dissolved in 2009. In her 1998 autobiography 'The Longest Trek: My Tour of the Galaxy,' she wrote that her acting career largely came to an end and she became an alcoholic.
He's a former major leaguer nicknamed "Nails" and an ex-con hustler who made (and lost) millions, but none of that could have prepared Dykstra for his friendship with the wild-man actor, who he alleges is a dangerous criminal about to be taken down by the Feds.
Star Trek: The Next Generation actor Jon Paul Steuer died on Monday, aged 33.