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Edwin Rochelle (6 November 190616 February 1977; age 70) was an actor and stand-in, who worked as the stand-in for Robert Lansing in the Star Trek: The Original Series second season episode "Assignment: Earth". He also appeared in a background role as a Street Passerby. He was uncredited in the role.

Rochelle worked as Lansing's stand-in between 1960 and 1971, in numerous film and television projects. He also appeared in bit parts in a large number of films and television episodes, ranging from 1933's King Kong to the 1977 Columbo episode "The Bye-Bye Sky High IQ Murder Case", featuring Theodore Bikel, Samantha Eggar, and Kenneth Mars.

His film credits include Gentleman's Agreement (1947, with Jane Wyatt, Dean Stockwell, Morgan Farley, Shep Houghton, Gene Nelson, and John Newland), Young Man with a Horn (1950, with Al Cavens, Dick Cherney, Herschel Daugherty, and Keye Luke), The Greatest Show on Earth (1952, with Lawrence Tierney, John Crawford, and Beverly Washburn), Marty (1955, with Karen Steele), Guys and Dolls (1955, with Noble Chissell), Around the World in 80 Days (1956, with Walter Bacon, Al Cavens, Dick Cherney, Noble Chissell, Walter Soo Hoo, Bill Couch, Sr., Joe Garcio, Joseph Glick, Lars Hensen, Chuck Hicks, Shep Houghton, Max Kleven, Keye Luke, Monty O'Grady, Victor Paul, and Ron Veto), Silk Stockings (1957, with Monty O'Grady), Raintree County (1957, with DeForest Kelley, Michael Dante, Phyllis Douglas, Michael Dugan, Joseph Glick, Ron Soble, and Robert Strong), Some Like it Hot (1959, with Grace Lee Whitney, Nehemiah Persoff, and Joseph Glick), Viva Las Vegas (1964, with Terri Garr, Pete Kellett, Lance LeGault, William Meader, and Paul Power), Namu the Killer Whale (1966, with Robert Lansing, Lee Meriwether, and John Anderson), and The Sting (1973, with Ray Walston, James Sloyan, Charles Dierkop, Ed Bakey, Byron Morrow, and Al Roberts).

On television, he can be seen in series like Death Valley Days, I Love Lucy (starring Lucille Ball), Perry Mason, Alfred Hitchcock Presents (with Brian Keith, William Bramley, Dick Cherney, and Shep Houghton), The Untouchables (with Nehemiah Persoff, Madlyn Rhue, John Harmon, Walter Koenig, Charles Picerni, Paul Sorensen, Arthur Tovey, Benjie Bancroft, Dick Cherney, and Shep Houghton), The Twilight Zone (with Chuck Hicks), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (with Robert Ellenstein, Warren Stevens, Bill Couch, Sr., Tom Curtis, George Sawaya, Bob Hoy, John Copage, Monty O'Grady, and Arthur Tovey), Get Smart (with Dick Cherney and Shep Houghton), The Mod Squad (with Clarence Williams III, Tige Andrews, Robert Lansing, Harry Townes, Rex Holman, Jerry Ayres, and Benjie Bancroft), Bonanza (with Robert Lansing, Bill Borzage, and Monty O'Grady), and Kolchak: The Night Stalker (with Ken Lynch, James Gregory, William Daniels, Noél De Souza, Paul Baxley, Nick Dimitri, Tony Epper, and Charles Picerni).

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