Rene Auberjonois was the actor best known to Star Trek fans for portraying Constable Odo on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He has also directed many episodes of the series. In addition, he appeared as Col. West in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country and made a guest appearance as Ezral in the Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Oasis".
Auberjonois has been performing on the Broadway stage since the late 1960s, receiving a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in 1970. He has also become a highly-recognizable face in films, including several directed by the late Robert Altman and co-starring John Schuck. He also acquired fame on television for his Emmy-nominated role as the snooty Clayton Endicott III on the sitcom Benson, which co-starred Star Trek: Voyager star Ethan Phillips. Recently, Auberjonois starred opposite William Shatner on the hit ABC series Boston Legal.