(written from a Production point of view)
Arnold Moss (28 January 1910 – 15 December 1989; age 79), a long-time character actor, began his career on Broadway in 1930 and continued to perform plays there until the late 1950s. In the mid-1940s, he added television and movies to his acting range, working there until the late 1970s. He was the father of Jeff Moss, a founding writer of the PBS television program Sesame Street. Lung cancer took his life on 15 December 1989.
He made one Star Trek appearance in the Star Trek: The Original Series first season episode "The Conscience of the King" as Anton Karidian/Kodos the Executioner. He filmed his scenes between Wednesday 14 September 1966 and Friday 16 September 1966, and on Wednesday 21 September 1966 at Desilu Stage 9 and Stage 10.