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Ron Glass (10 July 194525 November 2016; age 71) is the actor who played Loken in the Star Trek: Voyager seventh season episode "Nightingale". He was born in Evansville, Indiana, USA.

He is best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Detective Ron Harris in the television series Barney Miller, from 1975 through 1982. Star Trek: The Original Series guest actor James Gregory and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine guest star Gregory Sierra were also regulars on this series, and George Murdock was a recurring player.

He later acquired some fame playing Shepherd Book in Firefly (2002). Glass reprised his role in Serenity (2005, featuring Marley S. McClean, Amy Wieczorek, and Terrell Tilford).

In 1982, he starred in the short-lived African-American version of The Odd Couple called The New Odd Couple. John Schuck co-starred in this series.

Other credits of his include the made-for-TV movies Shirts/Skins (1973, starring René Auberjonois), The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974, with Lawrence Pressman and William Lucking), Crash (1978, starring William Shatner and Adrienne Barbeau), Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star (1986, with David Ogden Stiers), and Incognito (1999, with Phil Morris, Vanessa Williams, and Patti Yasutake). He also appeared in Deep Space (1987, co-starring Charles Napier and Julie Newmar), and It's My Party (1996, with Bruce Davison, Dennis Christopher, and Sally Kellerman).

Glass voiced the character of Randy Carmichael on Rugrats, from 1994 through 2004. He voiced the character on the spin-off series, All Grown Up. Next Generation and Deep Space Nine guest star Michael Bell also lent his voice to the series.

Glass appeared in the first season of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013, along with Dan Sachoff and Titus Welliver). He died in 2016 at age 71. [1]

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