'Babylon 5' Star And Trek Guest Katsulas Dies

By Michelle
February 15, 2006 - 7:41 PM

Babylon 5 star Andreas Katsulas, who appeared on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Enterprise, died this week of lung cancer.

Sci Fi Wire reported that the 59-year-old actor, best known to science fiction fans as the Narn ambassador G'Kar from Babylon 5, grew up in St. Louis and held a master's degree in theatre from Indiana University. He appeared in Michael Cimino's The Sicilian, Ridley Scott's Someone to Watch Over Me and the cult classic Max Headroom.

On Star Trek, Katsulas played Tomalok, the Romulan commander from "The Enemy", "The Defector", "Future Imperfect" and series finale "All Good Things..." He also played the Vissian captain in Enterprise's "Cogenitor."

Katsulas' official web page noted that the actor had passed away after a long illness. His last reported role was on an episode of NYPD Blue in 2003.

The Internet Movie Database has a more complete listing of Katsulas' resume. The Definitive Andreas Katsulas Page has links to interviews and books discussing the actor. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

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