Terrence Evans, actor in Star Trek, Terminator 2, dies at 81


Terrence Evans, actor in Star Trek, Terminator 2, dies at 81

Terrence Evans, who appeared in TV shows and movies including Pale Rider and Terminator 2: Judgement Day, died August 7 at 81.

The actor, whose death was reported by management company Studio Talent Group, had roles in both Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager, playing the mute farmhand Baltrim.

Also on Voyager, he later played Proka Migdal, the adoptive father of a Cardassian boy, as well as playing Ambassador Treen. In Terminator 2, he drove the tanker that is killed by the T-1000.

In the 2003 remake of Texas Chainsaw Massacre and in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, he played Leatherfaces uncle Old Monty.

The tall, lanky actor appeared in numerous TV series, including Hart to Hart, The Golden Girls, Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The Incredible Hulk, The A-Team and Hill St. Blues. In films, he had small roles in Pale Rider, Born in East L.A. and Down in the Valley.

Evans was active in Los Angeles theater at Theatricum Botanicum and Theatre Palisades, where he appeared in productions including The Seagull, Bus Stop, The Crucible, South Pacific, Three Penny Opera and The Madwoman Of Chaillot.

A graduate of Carnegie Mellon, he was a long time member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. He is survived by his wife and children.

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