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Clint Howard

Clint Howard started his acting career at the ripe ol’ age of 2 on his older brother’s gig, The Andy Griffiths Show.  Who knew at the time that he would have a prolific career, appearing in over 200 films and television episodes over the next sixty years?

Star Trek fans of course know his role as the diminutive Balok, the commander of the First Federation starship Fesarius, when he was just 7 years old.  Trek trivia experts know his voice was overdubbed in his appearance in The Corbomite Maneuver (the first episode filmed after the first two pilots and considered at the time a ‘test’ of production processes on the new series) but Clint’s performance is still talked about today, and many have imitated his “laugh,” if not all of his lines – and has gone down as one of the best “unexpected” twists and memorable guest star appearances in the original series!

Clint would appear in no less than four more episodes in later series – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s “Past Tense: Part II” (1995), Star Trek: Enterprise’s “Acquisition” (2002), Star Trek: Discovery‘s “Will You Take My Hand?” (2018), and in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ “Under the Cloak of War.”

Other genre film & television credits include CocoonApollo 13FringeFrom the Earth to the Moon, and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

This is Clint’s first appearance on board the Enterprise (although those same Trek trivia experts will note his scenes were filmed in the re-dressed Briefing Room set) here in Ticonderoga – don’t miss your chance to meet this original series veteran and share a laugh & a bottle of tranya!