(written from a Production point of view)
|Date of birth:||28 January 1910|
|Place of birth:||Brooklyn, New York|
|Date of death:||15 December 1989|
|Place of death:||New York City, New York|
|Character(s):||Anton Karidian / Kodos the Executioner|
Arnold Moss (28 January 1910 – 15 December 1989; age 79), a long-time character actor, began his career on Broadway in 1930 and continued to perform plays there until the late 1950s. In the mid-1940s, he added television and movies to his acting range, working there until the late 1970s. He was the father of Jeff Moss, a founding writer of the Sesame Street PBS television program. Lung cancer took his life on 15 December 1989.
He made one Star Trek appearance in TOS: "The Conscience of the King" as Anton Karidian/Kodos the Executioner. He filmed his scenes on Wednesday 14 September 1966, Thursday 15 September 1966, Friday 16 September 1966 and Wednesday 21 September 1966 at Desilu Stage 9 and Stage 10.