george coeVeteran actor, longtime Screen Actors Guild activist George Cole passed away following a lengthy illness on July 18. Cole was 86 years old.

He guest starred as Chancellor Avel Durken, the Malcorian diplomat who shared a glass of Chateau Picard with Captain Picard in The Next Generation episode “First Contact.”

Some of his other credits included:

  • Mame
  • On the Twentieth Century
  • Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Company
  • Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
  • Head Office
  • George Coe 1Max Headroom
  • L.A. Law
  • The Mighty Ducks
  • Smallville
  • The West Wing
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Supernatural
  • Two and a Half Men
  • Archer

Visionary Trek offers our condolences to her family, friends.

Source Star Trek.com