"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" Actor Barry Jenner Dead at 75 | NBC Chicago

"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" Actor Barry Jenner Dead at 75

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    LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 09: Actor Barry Jenner attends the 12th annual Star Trek convention at the Rio Hotel & Casino on August 9, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic)

    Barry Jenner, who appeared regularly on shows such as "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and "Family Matters," has died. He was 75.

    Jenner died Monday in Los Angeles of acute myeloid leukemia. His death was announced Wednesday by the TV series he was best known for, "Star Trek." He played Admiral William Ross in a dozen episodes of "Deep Space Nine," the 1990s iteration of the science fiction series.

    On "Family Matters," Jenner had a recurring role as Lieutenant Murtaugh. Jenner also appeared frequently in the series "Dallas," ''Somerset," ''Knots Landing" and "Another World."

    He is survived by his wife, actress Suzanne Hunt, and two stepsons, Ashley and Christian.