Showing posts with label Skip Homeier. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Skip Homeier. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Skip Homeier, Nazi Child in 'Tomorrow, the World!' and 'Star Trek' Actor, Dies at 86

He also stood out in the 1950s films 'The Gunfighter,' 'Halls of Montezuma' and 'Cry Vengeance.'

Skip Homeier, who played the menacing Nazi youth in the 1944 drama Tomorrow, the World! before appearing in scores of Westerns, war films and TV shows, has died. He was 86.

Homeier died June 25, his son, Michael, and wife, Della, each reported on Facebook.

Homeier also is known to fans of the original Star Trek for portraying Melakon, a Nazi-like character, in the 1968 episode "Patterns of Force" and as the arrogant Dr. Sevrin, who carries a deadly bacteria within him, in 1969's "The Way to Eden."

Homeier also played Judge Charles Older, who heard the case against Charles Manson (Steve Railsback), in the acclaimed 1976 CBS telefilm Helter Skelter and appeared as the title character, a cop working the night shift out of Hollywood, in the 1961 NBC crime drama Dan Raven.