Lawrence Montaigne (born February 26, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor, writer, dancer, and occasional stuntman. As an actor, he is best known for his appearances on many 1960s-era television shows.
Born in New York, but raised in Rome, Italy, Montaigne speaks several languages, a skill he used to his advantage in securing roles in international productions. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was only one platoon apart in the Parris Island boot camp from his future friend Steve McQueen.
He appeared in the role of Dr. Chauncy Hartlund in the 1965 Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the Carefree Coronary." In 1966, Montaigne portrayed the Romulan Decius in the Star Trek episode "Balance of Terror", he had nearly played Mr Spock when it was possible that Leonard Nimoy would appear on Mission Impossible. A year later, he portrayed the Vulcan Stonn, a paramour of Spock's intended bride T'Pring, in the episode "Amok Time" - a role that he reprised in 2006 in the unofficial mini-series Star Trek: Of Gods and Men.
In addition, he guested on Batman, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Blue Light, Mission: Impossible, The Time Tunnel, The Invaders, Perry Mason, McCloud, and The Feather and Father Gang..
His motion picture appearances include roles in The Great Escape, Tobruk, The Power, Escape to Witch Mountain and Deadly Blessing.
Montaigne taught film in the 1980s at North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas).
For the last several years he has lived in Las Vegas, Nevada and has translated medical texts for a publishing firm. In 2007, Montainge voiced a guest starring role in the pilot episode of the web series Star Trek: The Continuing Mission.
VHS TV Presents The Hot Head Happy Hour 11-09-12
Guests: Lawrence Montaigne - Famous Actor, notably for his work in Star Trek. Author of "A Vulcan Odyssey" www.LawrenceMontaigne.com Kevin O'Neal - Comedian Hosted by Brett Feinstein Video...
The Psycho Lover [The Loving Touch] (1970) trailer
Starring Lawrence Montaigne, Jo Anne Meredith, Frank Cuva, Elizabeth Plumb, John Vincent, and Sharon Cook. Directed by Robert Vincent O'Neil, every one of whose films is mandatory viewing....
CITY BENEATH THE SEA (1967) NBC UNSOLD PILOT
In 1967 Irwin Allen produced this network promo for NBC as a potential replacement series for Star Trek. It combines themes and plot-devices from all of Irwin Allen's previous series (specifica...
Star Trek 40th Anniversary Special
From 2006. The Space Channel celebrates the 40th anniversary of the original STAR TREK. Produced by Mark Askwith, hosted by Jonathan Llyr and featuring interviews with George Takei, Nichelle...
Lawrence chez Montaigne
1x9-9 Ein Käfig voller Helden "Was ist in dem Faß"
Orginaltitel: Go Light on the Heavy Water Produktionsnummer: 5784-10 1. Ausstrahlung: 12. November 1965 Sat 1 Titel: Schweres Wasser - leichtes Spiel? Als alliierte Bomber die Straßen beschießen,.
City Beneath the Sea Promotion 2
This is another promo from the City Beneath the Sea Pilot, starring Glenn Corbett, Lawrence Montaigne, and of course Lloyd Bochner as the villain.
City Beneath the Sea
http://thethunderchild.com The promo of a pilot by Irwin Allen for an underwater city. Glenn Corbett (Zephrim Cochran in Star Trek's Metamorphosis) plays the head of an underwater city. Lawrence...
The Great Escape Part 1
The Great Escape Game walkthrough! Mission 1 - Bomber Raid & Mission 2 - Winter Breakout. -Cast- Character : Actor : Captain Virgil Hilts USAAF, "The Cooler King" Steve McQueen (Main character)...
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:08:47 -0800
With Disney now owning Star Wars and Marvel Comics and, heck, probably a good chunk of the known fictional universe at this point, let us look back to a time when The Company Walt Built did not bestride the world like a colossus. Let us remember when, ...
The News Hub
The News Hub
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:43:20 -0800
... Ethan Phillips (VOY), Garrett Wang (VOY) Chase Masterson (DS9), J.G. Hertzler (DS9), Cirroc Lofton (DS9), Grace Lee Whitney (TOS), Crystal Allen (ENT), Lawrence Montaigne (TOS) and Alan Ruck (Trek film "Generations"). Some of these venerated Trek ...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:20:34 -0800
Creator Gene Rodenberry was so livid he created a new Vulcan character to replace Spock aboard the starship played by Lawrence Montaigne. They eventually sorted things out, however, and Montaigne ended up playing a Vulcan rival of Spock's in the ...
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 03:06:00 -0700
It's a sad week for Hollywood as it now mourns the passing of Star Trek actress Arlene Martel, who died of complications following a heart attack at the age of 76. She was best known for her role as Spock's would-be bride in the only episode of the ...
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:56:15 -0700
... Sean Kenney, Walter Koenig, Cirroc Lofton, BarBara Luna, Don Marshall (Lt. Boma), Arlene Martel, Chase Masterson, Colm Meaney, Eric Menyuk (The Traveler), Lawrence Montaigne, Anthony Montgomery, Ronald D. Moore, Kate Mulgrew, Larry Nemecek, ...
The Cardboard Connection
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:54:41 -0700
2014 Rittenhouse Star Trek Aliens trading cards focus on the franchise's extra terrestrials. And we're not just talking one series. The set covers more than 700 episodes from every small-screen interpretation plus the first ten films (ie the ones ...
Las Vegas Weekly
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:00:35 -0700
Lawrence Montaigne has a unique claim to fame: He was almost the next Mr. Spock on the original Star Trek. Montaigne, 81, has been a Las Vegas resident for the last 11 years, and has dabbled all over the entertainment industry in his varied life ...
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:48:34 -0700
Some familiar Star Trek guest stars have taken part in Star Trek: The Continuing Mission, including Lawrence Montaigne (Amok Time's Stonn), Celeste Yarnall (The Apple), Daniel Roebuck (The Next Generation's Jaron), Spice Williams-Crosby (Star Trek V: ...
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