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Hubert "Hubie" Kerns, Sr. (10 August 19207 February 1999; age 78) was a stuntman, stunt coordinator and occasional actor, who appeared as a Klingon crewman in the third season Star Trek: The Original Series episode, "Day of the Dove". He is also the father of Trek stuntman Hubie Kerns, Jr.

During his long career in Hollywood, Kerns performed stunts in a large number of feature films and a few television series. He is probably best known as the stunt double for Adam West in the 1966-68 Batman television series, alongside his "Day of the Dove" co-performer Victor Paul, who performed stunts for Burt Ward (Robin). They also appeared together in the 1966 movie version of Batman, which also featured Lee Meriwether, Frank Gorshin, Gil Perkins, Dick Crockett, George Sawaya, Eddie Hice and Charles Picerni.

Kerns also appeared in movies such as The Ten Commandments (1956, with Dame Judith Anderson, Larry Dobkin, Michael Ansara, Robert Herron and Carl Saxe), The Buccaneer (1958, with Steven Marlo, Majel Barrett, Dave Armstrong, Fred Carson, Bill Erwin, Loren Janes, Gil Perkins and Carl Saxe), The Boston Strangler (1968, with Jeff Corey, Sally Kellerman, William Marshall, Chuck Hicks and cinematography by Richard H. Kline), Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970, with James Gregory, Jeff Corey, Lou Wagner, and music by Leonard Rosenman), Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972, with Ricardo Montalban, Lou Wagner and Paul Comi) and Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973, with Paul Williams, France Nuyen, David Gerrold, cinematography by Richard H. Kline and music by Leonard Rosenman).

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