Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Actor René Auberjonois Has Died

René Auberjonois, who played the Changeling Odo on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, died at his home of metastatic lung cancer on Sunday at the age of 79. Auberjonois’ son Rèmy-Luc confirmed the passing of his father to the Associated Press.

In addition to his work on DS9, Auberjonois was a prolific actor, whose credits include television series M.A.S.H., Benson, Murder, She Wrote, L.A. Law, Boston Legal and the films King Kong (1976), The Little Mermaid, along with Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.

Auberjonois at the 2015 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention

He recently took part in the Deep Space Nine documentary What We Left Behind.

Our deepest condolences go out to Auberjonois’ family, friends and fans.

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