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Georgia Schmidt (26 August 1904 – 18 April 1997; age 92), birth name Georgia Whiteneck, was an actress who played the First Talosian in "The Cage", the first pilot episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. Footage of her appearance would later be used for "The Menagerie, Part I" and "The Menagerie, Part II".
Her additional television credits include The Monkees (1966, 1967, with Vic Tayback), The Wild Wild West (1967, with George Murdock, Perry Lopez, Michael Dunn, and Oliver McGowan), Family Affair (1971, with Brian Keith), The Odd Couple (1975, with Ed Peck), The Incredible Hulk (1981, with Charles Napier and Peter Mark Richman), and the TV movies A Killing Affair (1977, with Dean Stockwell, Morgan Farley, Stephen Parr, and John Mahon) and Terror at Alcatraz (1982, with Roger C. Carmel, Diana Muldaur, Elisha Cook, Jr., Michael Pataki, and Marc Lawrence).
She also had roles in the films House of the Damned (1963, with Felix Locher), The Andromeda Strain (1971, directed by Robert Wise, with Kermit Murdock, Michael Pataki, Joan Swift, Garry Walberg, and Bart La Rue), Kansas City Bomber (1972, with Stephen Manley), The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977, with Ray Walston), Goin' South (1978, with Ed Begley, Jr., Tracey Walter, and Christopher Lloyd), and Midnight Madness (1980, with Charlie Brill, John Fiedler, and Tom Wright).