‘Star Trek’ And ‘Marvel’ Actor, Kenneth Mitchell,Dead At 49

Actor,Kenneth Mitchell, famously known from “Star Trek: Discovery” and Marvel’s “Captain Marvel,” has died. His family shared the news on his social media.
“With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Kenneth Alexander Mitchell, beloved father, husband, brother, uncle, son and dear friend. Regardless of his later disabilities, Ken discovered a higher calling to be more fully himself for his kids,” they wrote. “For five and a half years Ken faced a series of awful challenges from ALS. And in truest Ken fashion, he managed to rise above each one with grace and commitment to living a full and joyous life in each moment.

Mitchell was diagnosed with ALS in 2018. He and his family shared periodic updates about his health in recent years. In August, Mitchell marked the fifth anniversary of his diagnosis in a post on Instagram.

From 2017 to  2021, Mitchell played the Klingons Kol, Kol-Sha, and Tenavik, as well as Aurellio, in “Star Trek: Discovery.”

Mitchell is survived by his wife, Susan, and their two young children.


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