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Phillip Pine (16 July 192022 December 2006; age 86) was the actor who played Col. Green in the Star Trek: The Original Series third season episode "The Savage Curtain".

Aside from his appearance on Star Trek, he has guest-starred on many other television series, including Adventures of Superman, Gunsmoke, The Untouchables, The Twilight Zone (including "The Four of Us Are Dying", written by George Clayton Johnson, co-starring Harry Townes and Peter Brocco with music by Jerry Goldsmith), Bonanza, Perry Mason (with John Hoyt), Mission: Impossible (with Warren Stevens and James Wellman), Barnaby Jones (starring Lee Meriwether), and Quincy, M.E.. He also made frequent appearances on Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre, as did fellow Original Series guest-star Reginald Lal Singh. In addition, Pine played the brother of Original Series co-star Leonard Nimoy in a 1959 episode of Wagon Train, which also featured Roy Jenson. In the same year, he appeared in an episode of Adam-12 as a defense attorney, opposite a DA played by Roger Perry. Pine also co-starred with James Doohan in a 1951 episode of Tales of Tomorrow and a 1963 episode of Bonanza and worked alongside William Shatner and fellow Original Series guest star Yvonne Craig in a 1973 episode of Mannix. In 1972, he starred with fellow Original Series actor Percy Rodriguez in an episode of The Sixth Sense titled "Whisper of Evil."

One of Pine's earliest films was The Set-Up (1949, directed by Robert Wise, who went on to direct Star Trek: The Motion Picture). It also featured Hal Baylor in a supporting role. Pine's most significant film roles were in Men in War (1957, co-starring Nehemiah Persoff) and 1958's Murder by Contract. Other film credits of Pine's include D.O.A. (1950, with Lawrence Dobkin), Black Tuesday (1954, with Vic Perrin, William Schallert, Arthur Batanides, and Hal Baylor), Brainstorm (1965, with Jeffrey Hunter, Steve Ihnat, Bill Quinn, Kathie Browne and Pamelyn Ferdin), Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966, with Victor Tayback and George D. Wallace), and Project X (1968, with Keye Luke and Monte Markham).

In 1973, Pine co-starred with fellow Star Trek alumni Mark Lenard, James B. Sikking, Don Stark, and Jason Wingreen in Outrage. Some of his other TV movies include 1973's Cry Rape (co-starring Whit Bissell, Paul Comi, George Murdock, and Willard Sage and directed by Corey Allen), 1978's The Clone Master (with Ed Lauter), and 1979's Stone (featuring Mariette Hartley and also directed by Corey Allen).

Pine also tried his hand at writing and directing, making independent films like Don't Just Lay There in 1970 and Posse from Heaven in 1975. In 1972, he directed fellow Original Series guest actor Arthur Batanides in The Cat Ate the Parakeet. Pine also wrote and starred in the film. Pine later co-wrote Dark Sanity (1982).

Pine died in 2006 at the age of 86. His death was not reported until May 2007.

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