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Craig Binkley (born 23 August 1946; age 74) worked as property master in the art department of Star Trek: Enterprise. Together with Jim Martin he designed the studio model for the EM pistol seen in Enterprise. C. Binkley, a name on the dedication plaque of Enterprise NX-01, was named after him.

Born as Walter Craig Binkley in Hollywood, California, he started his career as set dresser on the drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966, with Harold Michelson and Joseph Musso), the fantasy film Camelot (1967), the thriller Wait Until Dark (1967), and the drama Cool Hand Luke (1967). Following work as assistant property master on the family series Lassie (1967) and as leadman on the western show Wild Wild West (1968-1969), he worked again as set dresser on the musical Hello, Dolly! (1969) and on the western drama Little Big Man (1970).

Binkley was the assistant property master on the comedy series My Three Sons (1966-1972), the drama series The Waltons, and on the western series Gunsmoke (1971-1973). During Gunsmoke's 19th season he became property master (1973-1974), following credits as property master on the western series Dirty Sally (1974), the comedy series The Texas Wheelers (1974-1975), Lou Antonio's television drama Lanigan's Rabbi (1976), the television series The Rockford Files (1974-1978), Centennial (1978-1979), Magnum, P.I., Simon & Simon, St. Elsewhere (1982), and the television drama Confessions of a Married Man (1983).

Further work as property master include the television series Still the Beaver, Street Hawk (1985), Code Name: Foxfire (1985, starring Joanna Cassidy), Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Alien Nation (1989-1990, starring Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, and Michele Scarabelli), Law & Order, The Flash (1990-1991), Weird Science, L.A. Law (1991-1994, starring Corbin Bernsen and Larry Drake), Pacific Palisades, The Pretender (2000), and FreakyLinks (2001, with Jeff Bellamy and Rod Ripley). Film credits as property master include the comedy Who's Harry Crumb? (1989), the television drama Heartbeat (1993), the Alien Nation television movies Body and Soul (1995) and Millennium (1996), the action thriller The Cutter (2005), the crime drama Lonely Hearts (2006), and the war drama Home of the Brave (2006).

More recently he worked as key amourer on the action thriller Give 'em Hell, Malone (2009), the thriller Lies & Illusions (2009), the thriller Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009), and the mystery thriller The Big Bang (2010).

Star Trek credits

(This list is currently incomplete.)

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