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Deney Terrio (also known as Denny Terrio) is an actor, dancer, and choreograph who portrayed one of Khan's henchmen in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. As a background actor, Terrio received no credit.
Terrio had a guest role in the television series The Love Boat (1978) and supporting roles in the drama The Idolmaker (1980, with James Saito) and the drama A Night in Heaven (1983).
As a former member of the "Chippendales", Terrio is a trained dancer and choreograph. He worked as dance instructor on the cult music drama Saturday Night Fever (1977, with Robert Costanzo) and as choreograph on The Idolmaker (1980) and A Night in Heaven (1983).
Between 1979 and 1985 he hosted the game show Dance Fever. Other appearances include the game show Battle of the Video Games (1983, hosted by Anson Williams), the action film Knights of the City (1986, with Michael Ansara), the talk show The Howard Stern Show (1991-1992), the special VH-1 Where Are They Now? (1999), the reality show Star Dates (2000), the television documentaries Get Down Tonight: The Disco Explosion (2004) and When Disco Ruled the World (2005). Also in 2005 he hosted a disco radio show on the Sirius network.