(written from a Production point of view)
Peter Greenwood (born 17 October 1962; age 55) is an actor, magazine editor, researcher and special effects artist who worked as special effects artist for the Devidian creature suits on the Star Trek: The Next Generation fifth and sixth season episodes "Time's Arrow" and "Time's Arrow, Part II" in 1992. He also worked on the Cardassian costumes for the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine pilot episode "Emissary".
Greenwood also found the long-missing footage of behind the scenes material taken by stand-in and background actor William Blackburn, which was originally shown at a Christmas party at Desilu during the original run of the series. This footage was later released on the Blu-ray releases of Star Trek: The Original Series.
More recently he consulted Rodenberry.com on Star Trek collectible packaging and Marc Cushman on the reference work These Are the Voyages: TOS Season Three, having worked with season three producer Fred Freiberger on his unfinished biography.
Born in Sydney, Australia, Greenwood worked as cel painter at Hanna Barbera Australia and also part time in the licensing department where he worked on merchandising designs for Star Wars, Raiders Of The Lost Ark and Clash Of The Titans.
Among his other work in the special effects department are the television series Watch This Space (1982), the crime comedy F/X2 (1991, with Ken Diaz, Ed French, Greg Nelson, Joe Podnar, and Rick Stratton), the horror film Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991), the science fiction film Red Dwarf (1992, with Terry Farrell), the comic adaptation Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993), and the comedy The Flunky (2000). Greenwood also worked as set designer on the drama The Looking Glass (2003), as ADR voice on the fantasy adventure Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), and as research supervisor on the After They Were Famous episode "Star Trek" (2003).
As an actor and voice performer he worked on the television series The Restless Years (1979-1980), Bellamy (1981), Prisoner (1985), Gumby Adventures (1988), Rafferty's Rules (1988), Big Bad Beetleborgs (1996), Power Rangers Turbo (1997), Crocadoo II (1998), Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue (2000), King of Queens (2004), and Lucky Louie (2006, with Pamela Adlon and Mike Hagerty). He also worked on the animated film The Rescuers Down Under (1990), the animated film Walter Melon (1993), and the fantasy film Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue: Neptune's Daughter (2000, with Vaughn Armstrong).