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Terrence Evans dead: 'Terminator 2,' 'Star Trek' actor was 81

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Terrence Evans, known for roles on TV and in such movies as Terminator 2: Judgement Day and Clint Eastwood’s Pale Rider, died Friday in Burbank, California, his representative confirmed to EW. He was 81.

Evans, a graduate of Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Mellon University, went on to garner a lengthy resume of acting credits. Among his more memorable film roles is that of Leatherface’s uncle, Monty, in two of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre films. He played an older version of the character in Marcus Nispel’s remake and a younger version in Jonathan Liebesman’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning.

Evans also had an extensive resume of TV roles. He played three characters over the course of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Voyager, as well as stints on ER, The A-Team, Golden Girls, Las Vegas, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and The Incredible Hulk.

His last credits are in a comedy called Bigfoot the Movie and The Exquisite Continent, a documentary about the non-traditional psychoanalytical research of Dr. Bernard W. Bail. 

Evans is survived by his wife, Heidi, two children, two step-children, and one grandson.

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