(written from a Production point of view)
Paul Comi (11 February 1932 – 26 August 2016; age 84) started acting in 1957 and continued until 1995, making about a hundred television guest appearances, about twenty movies, and a number of recurring television roles.
He appeared in the Star Trek: The Original Series first season episode "Balance of Terror" in which he portrayed Lieutenant Stiles. He filmed his scenes between Wednesday 20 July 1966 and Tuesday 26 July 1966 at Desilu Stage 9.
Comi appeared three times in The Twilight Zone: in the famous "People Are Alike All Over" with Susan Oliver, Byron Morrow, and Vic Perrin, in "The Odyssey of Flight 33" with John Anderson, and in "The Parallel" with Morgan Jones and William Sargent.
Comi was also one of several Star Trek guest stars to appear on the 1980s series The Facts of Life, along with William Windom, Kenneth Tigar, Roger Perry, Eve Smith (who appears in the same episode as Comi), Robert DoQui, Clyde Kusatsu, Nicholas Coster, Nehemiah Persoff, Clive Revill, Robert Hooks, and Ian Wolfe. Lead Star Trek: Deep Space Nine actor Armin Shimerman also made a brief appearance in the show's seventh season premiere episode.