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Charles Darwin Cooper (11 August 1926 – 29 November 2013; age 87) was the actor who portrayed the Klingon General Korrd in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. He also portrayed the Klingon Chancellor K'mpec in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes "Sins of the Father" and "Reunion".
Born in San Francisco, California, USA, Cooper made his first acting experiences at the age of fifteen in a San Francisco stage production of "Hamlet". Cooper enjoyed the recurring role of Judge Robert Boucher on the legal drama The Practice appearing in "Part IV" along with Miriam Flynn, Richard McGonagle and Natalia Nogulich, "Dog Bite" with Nogulich as well as Willie Garson, "Hide & Seek" with Earl Billings, Jack Blessing and Titus Welliver, "The Civil Right" with Googy Gress and Mitchell Ryan all in 1997.
Cooper passed away on 29 November 2013, at the age of 87.