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|Birth name:||Andrew Lewis Prine|
|Date of birth:||14 February 1936|
|Place of birth:||Jennings, Hamilton County, Florida, USA|
|...as Legate Turrel|
Andrew Prine (born 14 February 1936; age 78) is the actor who appeared as Suna in the Star Trek: The Next Generation sixth season episode "Frame of Mind" in 1993. He later portrayed Legate Turrel in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine third season episode "Life Support" in 1995.
He is perhaps best known for his role as Wayne Donnelly in the television series Weird Science and for portraying Confederate General Dick Garnett in the films Gettysburg and Gods and Generals, in which Kevin Conway, Joseph Fuqua, William O. Campbell, and W. Morgan Sheppard appeared as well. He also guest starred in a number of television series including the Kung Fu episode "The Gunman" (with Katherine Woodville) and has starred in such films as The Miracle Worker, Chisum, Rooster Cogburn, Sweet Home Alabama, and The Dukes of Hazzard. Prine also starred with Denise Crosby in the science fiction film Eliminators (1986).
He is also well-known for his role in the 1983 hit NBC miniseries V as the evil Visitor named Steven, alongside Richard Herd and Momo Yashima. Prine reprised his role in the 1984 sequel V: The Final Battle, which also starred Herd, Michael Durrell, Mark L. Taylor, and Dick Miller. Dennis McCarthy wrote music for the second miniseries, while John M. Dwyer served as set decorator on the first. Most of the spaceship models were supplied by Greg Jein.
In 2005, Prine played Judge Roger Stokes on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in the season five finale "Grave Danger" with Frank Gorshin, Wallace Langham, and Conor O'Farrell. The episode was co-written by Naren Shankar.