Gary Graham, who portayed the Vulcan Ambassador Soval on Star Trek: Enterprise, has passed away at the age of 73. Fans will remember Graham as the stoic obstacle to the Federation's plans in the four-season run of Star Trek: Enterprise. Graham is also known for his time as Detective Matthew Sikes on Alien Nation and the follow-up movies and for his role as Ocampan community leader Tanis on “Star Trek: Voyager."
As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Graham died from cardiac arrest at a hospital in Spokane, Washington, according to the actor's wife of nearly 25 years, Becky Graham. And his first wife, actress Susan Lavelle, also shared the sad news on Facebook where she thanked him for "the gifts you left me in acting, my love of horses and most importantly, our daughter." Lavelle and Graham shared a daughter, Haley.
James "Scotty" Doohan's son, Chris, took to Twitter/X to express his sadness at Graham's passing and to share a brief clip of the time he spent with him in London.
Fans have taken to social media to share their love of the actor and his memorable performances.
Graham only appeared in twelve episodes of Enterprise, the last of which was in the season four episode "Terra Prime," but he left an indelible mark on the franchise and the fans. Graham went on to appear at several Star Trek conventions, remaining a part of the universe. He passed away with this wife, Becky, by his side.
We here at Red Shirts Always Die send our deepest condolences to his family.