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Mark Lenard

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)

Mark Lenard


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.

He was married to Ann Amouri from 1960 until his death in 1996. They had two children together.


Movie Credits

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

... and many more.


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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Here Come the Brides (1968)As: Aaron Stempel
Another World (1964)As: Ernest Gregory (1964 - 1965)
Episode Cast Credits 

In the Heat of the Night (1988) 
  Legacy 06x19: (Mar/24/1993) As Horace Sloan 

Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) 
  Unification, Part I 05x07: (Nov/04/1991) As Sarek, [Special Guest Stars]
  Sarek 03x23: (May/14/1990) As Sarek 

Otherworld (1985) (1985) 
  The Zone Troopers Build Men 01x02: (Feb/02/1985) As Commander Perel Sightings 

The Incredible Hulk (1977) (1978) 
  Captive Night 03x11: (Dec/21/1979) As Mr. Slater 

How the West Was Won (1978) 
  The Slavers 02x11: (Apr/23/1979) As Forane 

Hawaii Five-O (1968) (1968) 
  You Don't See Many Pirates These Days 10x02: (Sep/22/1977) As Commander Hawkins 
  Secret Witness 06x18: (Jan/15/1974) As Bok 
  Will the Real Mr. Winkler Please Die? 05x19: (Feb/06/1973) As Rogloff 
  To Hell With Babe Ruth 02x02: (Oct/01/1969) As Yoshio Nagata 

Little House on the Prairie (1974) (1974) 
  Journey In The Spring (1) 03x06: (Nov/15/1976) As Peter Ingalls 

Planet of the Apes (1974) 
  Up Above The World So High 01x14: (Dec/20/1974) As General Urko, [Starring Roles]
  The Cure 01x12: (Nov/29/1974) As General Urko, [Starring Roles]
  The Tyrant 01x11: (Nov/22/1974) As General Urko, [Starring Roles]
  The Interrogation 01x10: (Nov/15/1974) As General Urko, [Starring Roles]

Chopper One (1974) 
  The Informer 01x05: (Feb/14/1974) As Dugan 

Mannix (1967) 
  Desert Run 07x06: (Oct/21/1973) As Hal 

Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973) 
  Yesteryear 01x02: (Sep/15/1973) Voiced  Sarek 

The Rookies (1972) 
  Life Robbery (a.k.a) Tribute to a Veteran 01x21: (Feb/26/1973) As Fred Lox 

Search (1972) 
  The Gold Machine 01x11: (Dec/20/1972) As Karl August Speer 

Alias Smith and Jones (1971) 
  Exit from Wickenburg 01x03: (Jan/28/1971) As Jim Plummer 

Mission: Impossible (1966) (1966) 
  The Rebel 05x11: (Nov/28/1970) As Colonel Bakram 
  Nitro 03x21: (Mar/23/1969) As Aristo Skora 
  Trek 02x02: (Sep/17/1967) As Colonel Luis Cardoza, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Wheels 01x07: (Oct/29/1966) As Felipe Mora, [Co-Guest Stars]

Cimarron Strip (1967) 
  The Greeners 01x23: (Mar/07/1968) As Jared Arlyn 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  Nowhere to Run 13x18: (Jan/15/1968) As Ira Stonecipher 

Run for Your Life (1965) 
  A Dangerous Proposal 03x16: (Jan/03/1968) As Sebastian Peralta 

Judd for the Defense (1967) 
  Firebrand 01x15: (Dec/15/1967) As Sheriff Mike Galvez 

The Wild Wild West (1965) 
  The Night of the Iron Fist 03x14: (Dec/08/1967) As Count Draja 

Star Trek (1966) 
  Journey to Babel 02x10: (Nov/17/1967) As Sarek 
  Balance of Terror 01x14: (Dec/15/1966) As Romulan Commander 

The Felony Squad (1966) 
  Hit and Run, Run, Run 02x08: (Oct/26/1967) As George Venter 

The Iron Horse (1966) 
  Sister Death 01x30: (Apr/03/1967) As Charlie Duke 

Jericho (1966) (1966) 
  Long Journey Across a Short Street 01x12: (Dec/08/1966) As Philippe 

The Secret Empire (1979) 
  Escape to the Stars 01x12: (Unaired) As Thorval 
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Trivia

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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