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Ron Brown (14 January 1934 – 17 February 2009; age 75)(citation needed • edit) is the actor who played a drummer in the 1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "11001001". Archive footage from this episode was later used in the second season episode "Shades of Gray".
Among his acting credits are guest appearances in television series such as Kraft Suspense Theatre (1964, with Leslie Parrish, Malachi Throne, and Roger Perry), I Dream of Jeannie (1965 and 1967), The F.B.I. (1967-1970, with Tim O'Connor, Jon Lormer, and Antoinette Bower), and Disneyland (1971), and films such as Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967) and The Legend of Black Thunder Mountain (1979).
Date of death listed on IMDb. signed piprime