Happy birthday to Roy N. Sickner, born September 30, 1928 and passed away on February 15, 2001. Born Roy A. Cooley, he was an actor and stuntman, who played an unnamed villager in the Original Series episode, “A Private Little War”. He went uncredited for his appearance.
During his career, Sickner appeared in numerous television series and feature films, mostly as a stunt performer or playing minor roles. These include Dr. Kildare, The Twilight Zone, The Wild Wild West, and Mission: Impossible. He is also known for writing the original story for Sam Peckinpah’s acclaimed 1969 western, The Wild Bunch, on which he also served as associate producer.