(written from a Production point of view)
Roy N. Sickner (30 September 1928 – 15 February 2001; age 72), born Roy A. Cooley, was an actor and stuntman, who played an unnamed villager in the Original Series episode, "A Private Little War". He went uncredited for his appearance. He filmed his scenes on Wednesday 4 October 1967 on location at the Bell Ranch.
During his career, Sickner appeared in numerous television series and feature films, mostly as a stunt performer or playing minor roles. These include Dr. Kildare, The Twilight Zone, The Wild Wild West, and Mission: Impossible. He is also known for writing the original story for Sam Peckinpah's acclaimed 1969 western, The Wild Bunch, on which he also served as associate producer.