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Edward "Eddie" Louis Joseph Hice (1 March 1930 – 12 March 2015; age 85) is a stuntman and stunt actor who worked on the Star Trek: The Original Series third season episodes "Day of the Dove" and "Wink of an Eye", where he appeared as a security guard. Hice was also credited for his stunt work in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home where he played a Mercy Hospital patient along with stuntwoman Sharon Schaffer. On some call sheets of "Day of the Dove", he was mistakenly referred to as "Ed Heiss".
He is the father of stuntman Freddie Hice and the grandfather of stuntwoman Cassidy Hice and stuntman Dylan Hice.
Hice is a stuntman, stunt coordinator and second unit director whose work includes films such as all of the four Planet of the Apes films (1968, 1970, 1972, and 1973, with Lou Wagner, Paul Lambert, Nick Dimitri, James Gregory, Jeff Corey, and Gene LeBell), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982, with Richard Lynch, Anthony De Longis, Jeff Corey, Joseph Ruskin, and George Murdock), The Beastmaster (1982, with Rod Loomis, Tony Epper, Vanna Bonta, Diamond Farnsworth, Henry Carbo, Vince Deadrick, Tommy J. Huff, Freddie Hice, and Chuck Hicks), A View to a Kill (1985, with Walter Gotell), The 'burbs (1989, with Wendy Schaal, Henry Gibson, Robert Picardo, Dick Miller, Jeff Smolek, and Brian J. Williams), RoboCop 2 (1990, with John Glover, Roger Aaron Brown, Gabriel Damon, Mark Rolston, Peter Weller, Galyn Görg, Jeff McCarthy, Robert DoQui, Stephen Lee, Tzi Ma, Bill Bolender, and Christine Ann Baur), Wild Wild West (1999, with Musetta Vander and Ian Abercrombie), and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005, with William Shatner, Faith Minton, Marcelo Tubert, L. Sidney, and Darlene Williams).
His resume also includes television series such as Gunsmoke (1964-1965), Get Smart (1966-1968), and Bret Maverick (1982).
Hice died at the age of 85 on 12 March 2015 following a long battle with illness. He was survived by his wife of 35 years, Dianne.