'Star Trek' Actor Alan Scarfe Dead at 77

Alan Scarfe

Alan Scarfe, a British-Canadian actor and director who appeared in Star Trek: The Next Generation, has died. He was 77 years old.

According to an online obituary, the late actor "passed away peacefully on April 28" while at his home in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, following a battle with colon cancer.

Scarfe was born in England before his family emigrated to Canada when he was younger. He later returned to London to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, pursuing what became an extensive career in theater.

After marrying actress Barbara March and welcoming their daughter, Antonia "Tosia" Scarfe, the actor moved to Los Angeles in 1989. There, he appeared in a slew of on-screen roles, including the TV series Seven Days and Mysterious Island as Captain Cyrus Harding. He also appeared in episodes of Columbo, DEAKingdom Hospital, Andromeda and many more.

Some of his notable film credits include 1992's Lethal Weapon 3 alongside Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, as well as 1991's Double Impact starring Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Additionally, Scarfe appeared in episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, in which he portrayed Romulans "Mendak" and "Tokath," while his wife played one of the villainous Duras sisters, "Luras."

March preceded her husband in death in 2019, passing away from cancer at the age of 65.

According to his obituary, Scarfe is survived by his "beloved daughter Tosia, and son-in-law Austin, who lived with and cared for Alan up until his death, and without whom Alan 'would have been lost.'"

Scarfe is also survived by his brother, Colin, son, Jonathan Scarfe, and grandchildren, Kai and Hunter Scarfe.

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