Mostly Credited As: Mark Lenard
Birth Name: Mark Lenard
Date Of Birth: October 15, 1924 (Age 72)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Date Of Death: November 22, 1996
Cause Of Death: Mulitple myeloma in New York City, NY
Height: 6' (1.82 m)
A native of Chicago Illinois, Mark was best known to science fiction fans for his roles in the Star Trek franchise, particularly that of the Vulcan Ambassador Sarek, father of Spock. Besides his most beloved role, Mark had an extensive career on film, stage and television. Mark passed away after a struggle with multiple myeloma on November 22, 1996.Movie Credits
He was married to Ann Amouri from 1960 until his death in 1996. They had two children together.
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) - Ambassador Sarek
The Radicals (1990) - Eberhard Hoffman
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) - Ambassador Sarek
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) - Ambassador Sarek
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) - Klingon captain
Annie Hall (1977) - Navy Officer on Dick Cavett Show
Hang 'Em High (1968) - Prosecutor
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) - Balthazar
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Mark is the only actor to play a member of all three main alien species in Star Trek: the Vulcans, the Klingons and the Romulans.
Mark had two daughters.
Mark had to have his hair dyed and makeup applied to his face to make him look older while playing Sarek, the Vulcan father of Spock on "Star Trek" (1966) because in reality he wasn't that much older than Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock.
Mark is one of only 32 actors or actresses to have starred in both the original "Star Trek" (1966) (up to and including Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)) and then in one of the spin offs.
In addition to appearing in several Star Trek shows and movies as Spock's father, Sarek, Mark also played the very first Romulan ever seen and played the first Klingon to feature a "forehead" (the lumpy forehead prosthetics).
Mark was 6' (1.83 m) tall.
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