Brock Peters (Actor)

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(07-02-1927 - 08-23-2005) Age 78

Brock Peters worked his way up from poverty in Harlem. He appeared in two of the Star Trek  feature films as Admiral Cartwright.

She appeared in the following episode of Radio Mystery Theater
Date Episode Title Plot
09/25/1975 0351 The Black Whale After learning how to read, a bondsman in Antebellum Texas dreams of being free. However, death is the fate of anyone who attempts to liberate him.

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Brock Peters also was the voice of Darth Vader in the NPR Star Wars Trilogy radio series.


Known for his deep, baritone voice, Brock Peters had a prolific acting and singing career, appearing in a number of Broadway productions and in over 160 films and television programs. His film credits include Carmen Jones, Porgy And Bess, Major Dundee, Two-Minute Warning, Soylent Green, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and VI: The Undiscovered Country, Ghosts Of Mississippi, and of course his unforgettable role as Tom Robinson in To Kill A Mockingbird. His television credits include Daniel Boone, Rawhide, Mission Impossible, Mannix, Mod Squad, Night Gallery, Gunsmoke, The Bionic Woman, Battlestar Galactica, Murder She Wrote, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and the daytime soap operas, As The World Turns and The Young And The Restless. His voice acting work in numerous children's animated series includes GoBots, Galtar, DuckTales, Batman, The Pirates Of Dark Water, Captain Planet, Johnny Bravo, Samurai Jack and The Wild Thornberrys. He was also the voice of Darth Vader in the NPR Star Wars radio drama franchise. As a singer, he released a number of record albums and was well known for his version of the classic, "John Henry". He also sang backing vocals on Harry Belafonte's hit, "Day-O".


I remember him mostly from Star Trek iv and vi. He was a great actor!

Jim K.

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