Happy Birthday to Antoinette Bower, Born: September 30, 1932 .
She played Sylvia in the Star Trek episode “Catspaw”.
She has many other television guest roles to her credit – between 1959 to the 1980s, she amassed almost ninety appearances on such programs as Perry Mason, The Twilight Zone, Ben Casey, The Fugitive, Mission: Impossible, and Murder, She Wrote. She has also starred in many made-for-television movies, including 1974’s movie Columbo: Negative Reaction, in which she co-starred also with fellow TOS guest performers Michael Strong and Bill Zuckert, and 1984’s The Cowboy and the Ballerina, with Christopher Lloyd and Michael Pataki.
In 1983, she co-starred with Philip Anglim, John de Lancie, Richard Kiley, Christopher Plummer, Jean Simmons, and Meg Wyllie in the epic TV mini-series The Thorn Birds. And from 1990 through 1992, she was a regular on the TV series Neon Rider.
She also built a portfolio of supporting roles in feature films, making her debut with an uncredited role in the 1962 classic Mutiny on the Bounty. She followed this with yet another uncredited appearance in the 1971 horror movie The Mephisto Waltz, starring TOS guest actor William Windom. She later had a supporting role in the popular 1980 horror film Prom Night, directed by Paul Lynch. Her other films include The Evil That Men Do (1984, with John Glover) and Club Paradise (1986, with Joanna Cassidy, Andrea Martin, and Bruce McGill).
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.