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William Wintersole (30 July 1931 – 5 November 2019; age 88) was an actor who played Abrom in the Star Trek: The Original Series second season episode "Patterns of Force". He filmed his scenes on Thursday 30 November 1967 at Desilu Stage 9.
Wintersole appeared in several Mission: Impossible episodes, including "Old Man Out" With Joseph Ruskin, Monte Markham, and Nick Borgani, "Submarine" with Leonard Nimoy and Lee Meriwether, and "Cat's Paw" with Leonard Nimoy.
He died peacefully at his Los Angeles home from complications of cancer, according to his daughter. He was 88 years old.