We're saddened to report the passing of Barry Jenner, who played Admiral William Ross #DS9 https://t.co/dy8eDbs2bu pic.twitter.com/RZe2Vo5nmS
— Star Trek (@StarTrek) August 10, 2016
Jenner portrayed Starfleet Admiral William Ross in 12 episodes of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” from 1997-99. He was also known for his role on the hit sitcom “Family Matters,” using comedic talents in the role of Lieutenant Murtaugh.
In addition, Jenner was seen on TV shows such as “Somerset,” “Knots Landing,” “Another World,” “Hart to Hart,” “Simon & Simon,” “St. Elsewhere” and “Jag.” He also participated in several primetime game shows, including “Super Password” and “The $10,000 Pyramid,” helping contestants win prize money.
A native of Philadelphia, Jenner died from acute myeloid leukemia at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according