Star Trek.com reports that Venita Wolf passed away on November 22, 2014 at the age of 70, according to her daughter, Amy Taylor. The news was only made public last week. Wolf died peacefully at her home in the Hollywood Hills after a valiant battle with multiple myeloma and dialysis for 13 years.
Wolf played Yeoman Teresa Ross in Star Trek TOS episode “The Squire of Gothos”
“In addition to her time as a Hollywood starlet on TV, she had success as the first Wella Balsam girl, did a Maybelline campaign and numerous print work, including the July 1967 cover of Playboy,” Taylor said. “She was Miss Anaheim, Miss Orange, as well as runner-up for Miss California. Mom was also a gifted oil painter and artist, a devout Catholic, and had a boundless spirit of kindness for all.
“She was always thankful to the Star Trek fans who still love the show, her episode,” Taylor added, “and would write her letters from around the world.”
Her other credits included:
- The Beverly Hillbillies
- The Wild Wild West
- The Monkees
- The Flying Nun
- Catalina Caper
Visionary Trek offers our condolences to her family, friends.
Source Star Trek.com