George Murdock

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George Murdock (June 25, 1930 – April 30, 2012) was an American actor. Known for frequently playing judges, (for instance, Judge Julius Hoffman in West Coast and Chicago stage productions of The Chicago Conspiracy Trial and in an adaptation for BBC Radio), he also performed the role of "Big Daddy" in Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof with the Arizona Theater Company during the 1988 season. He was also Laszlo Gabo on the 1986-87 sitcom What a Country!. Among his most famous characters for movies and TV were Lt. Scanlon, the oily Internal Affairs officer in Barney Miller, Dr. Salik in Battlestar Galactica TV series and his appearance in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, directed by William Shatner, who called him "a wonderful actor".
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