Mark Lenard

Mark Lenard

Highest Rated: 98% Annie Hall (1977)

Lowest Rated: 41% The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

Birthday: Oct 15, 1924

Birthplace: Not Available

Fans of the original Star Trek and its movie spin-offs will recognize Mark Lenard for playing Sarek, the Vulcan father of first officer Mr. Spock. Lenard was also a respected theatrical actor and had appeared in other feature films and television shows. He first appeared on Star Trek as a Romulan commander in "Balance of Terror" (1966) and did not play Sarek until the following year in "Journey to Babel." He appeared a Klingon captain in Star Trek: The Movie (1979) before reprising his role as Sarek in parts III, IV and VI, as well as in two episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation.Lenard launched his professional career on-stage and first bowed on Broadway in Carson McCullers' Square Root of Wonderful (1957). He went on to play supporting and co-leads in many highly regarded plays, including Much Ado About Nothing opposite John Gielgud. Lenard made his feature film debut in The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965). Prior to that, he had played a regular role on the soap opera Search for Tomorrow during the 1959-1960 season. After Star Trek, Lenard was a supporting regular on several other television series including Here Come the Brides (1968-1970) and Planet of the Apes (1974). Lenard died of multiple myeloma at the age of 68.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
82% Star Trek VI - The Undiscovered Country Amb. Sarek 1991
83% Star Trek IV - The Voyage Home Sarek 1986
80% Star Trek III - The Search for Spock Sarek 1984
No Score Yet Farewell to the Planet of the Apes Actor 1981
43% Star Trek: The Motion Picture Klingon Captain 1979
98% Annie Hall Navy Officer 1977
No Score Yet Back to the Planet of the Apes (The New Planet of the Apes) Actor 1974
92% Hang 'em High Prosecutor 1968
41% The Greatest Story Ever Told Balthazar 1965

TV

Credit
No Score Yet In the Heat of the Night
1988-1995
Horace Sloan 1993
89% Star Trek: The Next Generation
1987-1994
Sarek 1991
1990
1988
No Score Yet The Bob Newhart Show
1972-1978
Earl S. Plummer 1977
1973
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
Peter Ingalls 1976
No Score Yet Planet of the Apes
1974
Urko 1974
No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
1966-1973
Aristo Skora Felipe Mora Col. Luis Cardoza Col. Bakram 1970
1969
1967
1966
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
Ira Stonecipher 1968
No Score Yet It Takes a Thief
1968-1970
Hessler 1968
No Score Yet The Wild Wild West
1965-1969
Draja 1967
80% Star Trek
1966-1969
Romulan Commander Sarek 1967
1966

QUOTES FROM Mark Lenard CHARACTERS

Sarek says: As I recall, I opposed your enlistment in Starfleet. It is possible that judgement was incorrect. Your associates are people of good character.

Mr. Spock says: They are my friends.

Sarek says: Yes of course. Do you have a message for your Mother?

Mr. Spock says: Yes. Tell her, "I feel fine".

Sarek says: Your vessel did destroy USS Grisom? Your men did kill Kirk's son? Do you deny these events?

Klingon Ambassador says: We deny nothing. We have the right to preserve our race!

Sarek says: You have the right to commit murder?

Sarek says: Klingon justice is a unique point of view, Mr. President.