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Eleanore Vogel (1 August 189726 June 1973; age 75) was an actress who appeared as a street onlooker (left, in brown coat) in the Star Trek: The Original Series first season episode "The City on the Edge of Forever". She filmed her scene on Friday 3 February 1967 on location at the "40 Acres" backlot. She received no credit for her appearance.

Along with Judith Anderson, Walter Bacon, Bill Borzage, Jane Crowley, Morgan Farley, Richard Hale, Anthony Jochim, Felix Locher, Celia Lovsky, Leonard Mudie, Charles Seel, Abraham Sofaer, and Ian Wolfe, she is one of only fourteen Star Trek performers born in the 19th century to appear in any episode or film.

Vogel was originally a stage actress on Broadway, teaming up with Frankie Mack for years, they performed a very successful "blackface" duo together. She came to Hollywood in 1923, where she and her "The City on the Edge of Forever" co-actress Jane Crowley were discovered by director John Ford, who paired them together because they looked alike, both being middle-aged ladies with dark hair and a similar built. Known as "John Ford's Rosebud Sisters", though they were not related, Vogel and Crowley appeared in all of the director's films for the next twenty-five years. These include Young Mr. Lincoln (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940, with Max Wagner), How Green Was My Valley (1941), They Were Expendable (1945), My Darling Clementine (1946), Fort Apache (1948), Wagon Master (1950), and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962, with Dick Cherney, Noble Chissell, Charles Seel, and Max Wagner).

Vogel (again, mostly alongside Crowley) also appeared in films such as The Robe (1953, with Jean Simmons, Jay Robinson, Torin Thatcher, Michael Ansara, Al Cavens, and Sam Gilman), Funny Face (1957, with Monty O'Grady), One-Eyed Jacks (1961, with Elisha Cook, Joe Garcio, and William Meader), Mary Poppins (1964, with Walter Bacon, David Hillary Hughes, Kay E. Kuter, and William Meader), The Graduate (1967), Blackbeard's Ghost (1968, with George Murdock, Charlie Brill, and Noble Chissell), and Rosemary's Baby (1968, with Elisha Cook, Gail Bonney, Irene Kelly, and Max Wagner).

They also appeared in an episode of The Rifleman (with Paul Fix), an episode of Thriller (with Peter Brocco), and an episode of Batman. Vogel alone made an appearance in an episode of Gunsmoke, directed by Michael O'Herlihy and featuring Eddie Hice and Bill Borzage.

She died in a heart attack on 26 June 1973 in Hollywood.

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