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Edmund Jeremy James Walker (3 January 193519 July 2019; age 84), usually credited as Jeremy Kemp, was an English actor who portrayed Robert Picard in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fourth season episode "Family".


He began his acting career in the 1950s and featured in a number of war films through the 1960s and 1970s, including the WWI film The Blue Max (1966, scored by Jerry Goldsmith) and the WWII TV miniseries The Rhinemann Exchange (1977, with Stephen Collins, Rene Auberjonois, John Hoyt, and Katherine Woodville).

Kemp appears also in the famous World War II sagas Winds of War and War and Remembrance as Brigadier General Armin von Roon. Several other Star Trek actors appeared in the series as well, including William Schallert, Natalia Nogulich, Logan Ramsey, Paul Lambert, Charles Napier, Bruce French, George Murdock, John Rhys-Davies, and Steven Berkoff.

In 1975, he guest starred in the sci-fi series Space: 1999, starring Martin Landau, Nick Tate, and Clifton Jones, in the episode "Voyager's Return", which is similar in theme to the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Friendship One". In a 1984 episode of Granada Television's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," he played the main antagonist, Dr. Grimesby Roylott, the tyrannical stepfather of the character played by Rosalyn Landor.

His last role was in the Conan: The Adventurer television series and movies in 1998.

He died on July 19, 2019. [1]

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