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Gavan O'Herlihy (29 April 195115 September 2021; age 70) was the actor who played Jabin in the Star Trek: Voyager first season episode "Caretaker".

O'Herlihy was the son of the late veteran actor Dan O'Herlihy and the nephew of Star Trek: The Original Series director Michael O'Herlihy. He is best known for his television role as Chuck Cunningham in the first season of the sitcom series Happy Days, though his character didn't last very long; he was written off as being sent to college and never mentioned again.

Appearing in over thirty films, O'Herlihy is known for his film role as Brad Wilson, the arch-nemesis of Clark Kent at Smallville High School, in Superman III (1983, with Barry Dennen). Other films include A Wedding (1978, with Dennis Christopher, Paul Dooley, Robert Fortier, and Bert Remsen), Space Riders (1984, with Marina Sirtis), Death Wish 3 (1985, with Ed Lauter and Marina Sirtis), Willow (1988), Saving Grace (1996, with Stephanie Beacham), and Prince Valiant (1997, with Walter Gotell, Zach Galligan, and Ron Perlman).

O'Herlihy guest-starred in the British crime series Midsomer Murders episode "The Black Book" (2009) and portrayed Sheriff Vaines in the horror sequel The Descent: Part 2 (2009). He returned to acting with a role in the drama Queen of the Redwood Mountains (2020).

O'Herlihy died in Bath, Somerset, England, on 15 September 2021. He was survived by his wife, Juliette, and his children, Rogan, Lonan, David, and Daniel. [1]

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