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Morgan Woodward (16 September 192522 February 2019; age 93) was an actor who played Simon Van Gelder in the Star Trek: The Original Series first season episode "Dagger of the Mind" and Captain Tracey in the second season episode "The Omega Glory".

Woodward filmed his scenes for "Dagger of the Mind" between Wednesday 10 August 1966 and Friday 12 August 1966 at Desilu Stage 9 and his scenes for "The Omega Glory" between Friday 15 December 1967 and Friday 22 December 1967 at Stage 11, Stage 10 and Paramount's B Tank.

Both of his episodes were directed by Vincent McEveety and featured Ed McCready, and both times he played phaser-wielding characters with severe mental problems.

In 1970, he was in the episode "Journal of Death" on The High Chaparral alongside John Colicos and Henry Darrow.

Woodward broke into television and movies in the same year, 1956. He worked steadily until his retirement in the late 1990s, with parts in dozens of movies and several television series, and well over a hundred television guest appearances.

He may be best known for his recurring role as Punk Anderson on Dallas, a show that also featured Trek guest stars Mitchell Ryan, Susan Howard, William Windom, John Anderson, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Mary Crosby, Tracy Scoggins, Joshua Harris, William Smithers, Beth Toussaint, Joseph Campanella, Michele Scarabelli, Allan Miller, and Conroy Gedeon, among others.

Woodward also played Boss Godfrey, "The Man with No Eyes", in Cool Hand Luke (1967). He also appeared in The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976, featuring Seymour Cassel and Robert Phillips).

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