(written from a Production point of view)
William Meader (4 July 1904 – 15 April 1979; age 74) played the role of Lindstrom in the Star Trek: The Original Series first season episode "Court Martial". He filmed his scenes on Monday 3 October 1966, Wednesday 5 October 1966, on Friday 7 October 1966 and Monday 10 October 1966 at Desilu Stage 9 and Stage 10.
He previously appeared in the classic science fiction film When Worlds Collide, starring Richard Derr and John Hoyt and featuring Leonard Mudie. Other classic films in which he appeared include The Lost Weekend (1945), The Blue Dahlia (1946, with Anthony Caruso), Unconquered (1947, with Marc Lawrence), The Big Clock (1948, with Richard Webb), Appointment with Danger (1951), and The Carpetbaggers (1964, with Paul Baxley, Peter Duryea, Ed McCready, and James B. Sikking). He also appeared in 16 episodes of Lucille Ball's TV show The Lucy Show (1962-1968).