(written from a Production point of view)
British actor John Warburton (18 June 1899 – 27 October 1981; age 82) played the Romulan Centurion in the "Balance of Terror" episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. He filmed his scenes on Wednesday 27 July 1966 and Thursday 28 July 1966 at Desilu Stage 9.
Along with Judith Anderson, Morgan Farley, Richard Hale, Anthony Jochim, Felix Locher, Celia Lovsky, Leonard Mudie, Charles Seel, Abraham Sofaer, and Ian Wolfe, he is one of only eleven credited Star Trek guest stars born in the 19th century to appear in any episode or film.
Warburton made numerous appearances in the 1956 western television series Judge Roy Bean, each time playing a different character. His motion picture credits include Charlie Chan's Greatest Case (1933), The Sisters (1938), The White Cliffs of Dover (1944, with Ian Wolfe), Confidential Agent (1945, also with Ian Wolfe), The Valley of Decision (1945, with Dean Stockwell), Saratoga Trunk (1945, with John Abbott), From the Terrace (1960, with Bill Quinn), King Rat (1965), and Funny Girl (1968, with Mittie Lawrence).