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Chuck Hicks (born 26 December 1927; age 88) is a stuntman, stunt actor, and stunt coordinator, who performed stunts in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, and the Star Trek: The Next Generation pilot episode. He also appeared as a drugged post atomic soldier in the latter.
Hicks was born in Stockton, California and was a professional boxer and football player in the early '50s, prior to his career in the film and television business. One of his early film credits include a role in 1955's Rebel Without a Cause, which also featured Corey Allen (who directed Hicks in "Encounter at Farpoint"), Ian Wolfe, a musical score by Leonard Rosenman and cinematography by Ernest Haller. He worked with Wolfe again 35 years later in Dick Tracy (1990), which also featured Colm Meaney, John Schuck, Seymour Cassel, Paul Sorvino, Hamilton Camp, Mike Hagerty, Robert Costanzo, Ed McCready, Bert Remsen, Walker Edmiston and Michael J. Pollard.