Lawrence Montaigne, busy character actor, dies
Lawrence Montaigne, a character actor frequently seen on television in the 1960s and ’70s, has died at 86.
Montaigne may be best known for the 1967 Star Trek episode Amok Time. He played Stonn, the Vulcan boyfriend of T’Pring (Arlene Martel), who is betrothed to Spock (Leonard Nimoy).
It’s one of the best-remembered episodes of the 1966-69 series in part because it includes a fight between Spock and Captain Kirk (William Shatner), which is heightened by a Gerald Fried score. Years later, the Jim Carrey movie The Cable guy did a parody, including Fried’s music.
Montaigne also was in the cast of an earlier Star Tre episode, Balance of Terror, in a different role.
The actor was more than Star Trek. He was in the large cast…
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