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Victor "Vic" Lundin (15 June 193029 June 2013; age 83) was a former opera singer and actor who appeared as a Klingon lieutenant in the Star Trek: The Original Series first season episode "Errand of Mercy". One of his most notable roles was the character of Friday in the 1964 family movie Robinson Crusoe on Mars. He also guest-starred as the titular character in the infamous Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea episode "The Lobster Man".

He filmed his scenes on Tuesday 31 January 1967 at Desilu Stage 9, Wednesday 1 February 1967 and Thursday 2 February 1967 at Stage 10.

Following several movies and television series in the 1950s and 1960s, Lundin had a featured part in the 1976 family comedy Super Seal on which he also worked as producer. He then guest starred on an episode of Babylon 5 (1997, written and created by J. Michael Straczynski and with Patricia Tallman, Andreas Katsulas, and Walter Koenig) and appeared in Jeff Rector's television movie Fatal Kiss (2002, with Carel Struycken).

More recent projects include the horror film Scarred (2005), the short film Veterans Day (2006), the drama The Theory of Everything (2006, with Andrew Koenig and Jeff Rector), and Jeff Rector's horror film Revamped (2007, with Fred Williamson, Carel Struycken, Spice Williams-Crosby, Clynell Jackson III, Ron Althoff, Tiny Ron, Edward Conna, and Ian Eyre).

Between 2007 and 2013, Lundin was a frequent guest at conventions. He died on 29 June 2013 following an undisclosed illness. [1]

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