Michael Ansara, the actor best known for playing Kang, a Klingon warrior on three versions of Star Trek, died Wednesday at the age of 91 at his home in Calabasas, CA. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.
Ansara’s former publicist and longtime friend Michael B. Druxman confirmed the news. Druxman told EW: “Michael and I have been friends since 1968. He was my best friend. He had a long illness. He died at home. He was a great guy, and a wonderful actor.” He added: “I really miss him.”
Michael Ansara appeared as Kang in three itterations of Star Trek on TV. He appeared in Star Trek: The Original Series, The Day of The Dove, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Blood Oath, and Star Trek: Voyager, Flashback.