Rene Auberjonois (Odo on Star Trek) Has Passed Away

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American actor René Auberjonois died on December 8, 2019. He was 79 years old.

Star Trek fans knew him as Odo from Deep Space Nine. He also portrayed Father Mulcahy in MASH, the expedition scientist Roy Bagley in King Kong, and Chef Louis in The Little Mermaid, in which he sang “Les Poissons.”

The six-foot-tall actor won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical.

Upon receiving new of his death, Star Trek co-stars William Shatner, George Takei, and Armin Shimerman remembered the actor on social media.

Rene Auberjonois was born in New York City on June 1, 1940