René Auberjonois

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René Auberjonois
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Auberjonois in 2013
René Murat Auberjonois

(1940-06-01)June 1, 1940
DiedDecember 8, 2019(2019-12-08) (aged 79)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
EducationCarnegie Mellon University (BFA)
  • Actor
  • director
Years active1962–2019
Judith Helen Mihalyi
(m. 1963)
Children2; including Rémy-Luc

René Murat Auberjonois (/rəˈn ˌbɛərʒənˈwɑː/;[1] June 1, 1940 – December 8, 2019) was an American actor and director.

He first achieved fame as a stage actor, winning the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical in 1970 for his portrayal of Sebastian Baye opposite Katharine Hepburn in the André Previn-Alan Jay Lerner musical Coco. He went on to earn three more Tony nominations for performances in Neil Simon's The Good Doctor (1973), Roger Miller's Big River (1985), and Cy Coleman's City of Angels (1989); he won a Drama Desk Award for Big River.

A screen actor with more than 200 credits, Auberjonois was most famous for portraying characters in the main casts of several long-running television series, including Clayton Endicott III on Benson (1980–1986), for which he was an Emmy Award nominee; Odo on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999); and Paul Lewiston on Boston Legal (2004–2008). In films, Auberjonois appeared in several Robert Altman productions, notably Father Mulcahy in the film version of M*A*S*H (1970); the expedition scientist Roy Bagley in King Kong (1976); Chef Louis in The Little Mermaid (1989), in which he sang "Les Poissons"; and Reverend Oliver in The Patriot (2000). In the American animated musical comedy film Cats Don't Dance (1997), Auberjonois voiced Flanagan.

Auberjonois also performed as a voice actor in several video games, animated series and other productions.

Early life[edit]

Auberjonois was born June 1, 1940, in New York City. His father, Swiss-born Fernand Auberjonois, was a Cold War-era foreign correspondent and Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer. Auberjonois' mother, Laure Louise Napoléone Eugénie Caroline Murat, was a great-great-granddaughter of Joachim Murat (one of Napoleon's marshals and King of Naples during the First French Empire), and his wife—Napoleon's youngest sister—Caroline Bonaparte. Auberjonois had a sister and a brother, and two half-sisters from his mother's first marriage.[2] Auberjonois wrote that his French family name, an uncommon one in the United States, means "armorer."[3]

Auberjonois' grandfather, also René Auberjonois, was a Swiss post-Impressionist painter. His maternal grandmother, Hélène Macdonald Stallo, was an American from Cincinnati, Ohio; his maternal grandfather's mother was a Russian noblewoman, Eudoxia Michailovna Somova, and his maternal grandfather's paternal grandmother, Caroline Georgina Fraser, who was the wife of Prince Napoleon Lucien Charles Murat, was an American from Charleston, South Carolina.

Auberjonois' family moved to Paris after World War II. After a few years in France, the family moved back to the United States and joined the South Mountain Road artists' colony in Rockland County, New York, whose residents included Burgess Meredith, John Houseman, and Lotte Lenya.[4]

The Auberjonois family also lived for a time in London, where Auberjonois completed high school while studying theatre.[5] To complete his education, he attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University), and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the College of Fine Arts in 1962.[6]



After college, Auberjonois worked with several different theatre companies, beginning at the prestigious Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., and then he traveled between Los Angeles, California, and New York, working in numerous theatre productions. He helped found the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music Repertory Company in New York City. He was a member of the Peninsula Players summer theater program during the 1962 season.[7]

In 1968, Auberjonois landed a role on Broadway, and appeared in three plays that season: as Fool to Lee J. Cobb's King Lear (the longest running production of the play in Broadway history), as Ned in A Cry of Players (which played in repertory with King Lear), opposite Frank Langella, and as Marco in Fire! In 1969, he earned a Tony Award for his performance as Sebastian Baye alongside Katharine Hepburn in Coco.[8]

He received Tony nominations for his roles in Neil Simon's The Good Doctor (1973) opposite Christopher Plummer; as the Duke in Big River (1984), winning a Drama Desk Award; and, memorably, as Buddy Fidler/Irwin S. Irving in City of Angels (1989), written by Larry Gelbart and Cy Coleman.[8]

Auberjonois' other Broadway appearances included Malvolio in Twelfth Night (1972); Scapin in Tricks (1973); Mr. Samsa in Metamorphosis (1989); Professor Abronsius in Dance of the Vampires, the English-language version of Jim Steinman's musical adaptation of Tanz der Vampire; and Jethro Crouch in Sly Fox (2004), for which he was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor In A Play, an Outer Critics Circle Award.[9][citation needed]

Auberjonois appeared many times at the Mark Taper Forum, notably as Malvolio in Twelfth Night and as Stanislavski in Chekhov in Yalta. As a member of the Second Drama Quartet,[10] he toured with Ed Asner, Dianne Wiest, and Harris Yulin. He appeared in the Tom Stoppard and André Previn work, Every Good Boy Deserves Favor, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and the Metropolitan Opera in New York.[11][12]

He directed many theatrical productions, and starred in the Washington, D.C. production of 12 Angry Men (2004), where he portrayed "Juror #5" to Roy Scheider's "#8" and Robert Prosky's "#3". He made his debut at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. in 2008 as the titular character in Molière's The Imaginary Invalid.

He was on the advisory board of Sci-Fest LA, the first annual Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival, held in May 2014.[13]

In 2018, Auberjonois was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.[14]


Auberjonois played Father Mulcahy in the original film version of M*A*S*H. His subsequent film roles included the gangster Tony in Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach (1988), and Reverend Oliver in The Patriot (2000). He made cameo appearances in a number of films, including: Dr. Burton, a mental asylum doctor patterned after Tim Burton, in Batman Forever (1995), and a bird expert who gradually transforms into a bird in Robert Altman's 1970 film Brewster McCloud. He appeared as Colonel West in the 1991 Star Trek film Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. His other notable film appearances include: McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), Images (1972), Pete 'n' Tillie (1972), The Hindenburg (1975), King Kong (1976), The Big Bus (1976), Eyes of Laura Mars (1978), Where the Buffalo Roam (1980), Walker (1987), My Best Friend Is a Vampire (1987), The Feud (1989), Inspector Gadget (1999), and Eulogy (2004).

Auberjonois portrayed the character of Straight Hollander in the 1993 Miramax film The Ballad of Little Jo. He voiced Professor Genius in Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, Louis the Chef in the 1st and 2nd Little Mermaid films, Flanagan in Cats Don't Dance, the Butler in Joseph: King of Dreams, and André in Planes: Fire & Rescue.

In 2019, Auberjonois portrayed the title role in Raising Buchanan as mediocre U.S. president James Buchanan.


Auberjonois (right) with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine co-stars Armin Shimerman (left) and Nana Visitor (center)

In addition to having been a regular actor on three television shows (Benson, a situation comedy; Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in science fiction; and Boston Legal, a legal comedy drama), Auberjonois guest starred on many television series, including; Nash Bridges, Ellery Queen, Family, Grey's Anatomy, The Rockford Files, Charlie's Angels, Starsky & Hutch, Wonder Woman, Harry O, The Jeffersons, The Outer Limits, Night Gallery, Hart to Hart, Matlock, Murder, She Wrote, The Bionic Woman, Frasier, Judging Amy, Chicago Hope, The Bob Newhart Show, Star Trek: Enterprise, Stargate SG-1, Warehouse 13, Archer, L.A. Law, The Practice (for which he received an Emmy nomination, playing a different character than the one he played on The Practice spinoff Boston Legal), Saving Grace, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Criminal Minds, NCIS, The Good Wife, The Librarians, and Madam Secretary.

His television film credits include The Rhinemann Exchange, The Dark Secret of Harvest Home, Disney's Geppetto, Gore Vidal's Billy The Kid, the remake of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and the Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000) miniseries. He portrayed the character Fortunato in an episode of American Masters entitled "Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul" (1995). He received a third Emmy Award nomination for his performance in ABC's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. He played NASA scientist Dr. Felix Blackwell in the episode "Phoenix" on NCIS.

Auberjonois as Odo in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Auberjonois voiced animated roles, including characters on Snorks, Batman: The Animated Series, Leonard McLeish on Pound Puppies (2010), Avatar: The Last Airbender, Master Fung in the first episodes of Xiaolin Showdown (before being replaced by Maurice LaMarche), Azmuth on Ben 10: Omniverse, Renard Dumont on The Legend of Tarzan, Justice League Unlimited, Max Steel, Fantastic Max, Challenge of the GoBots (as the treacherous "Dr. Braxis"), Archer, Young Justice, Random! Cartoons, and Avengers Assemble. He lent his voice talents to the 2001 Public Broadcasting System (PBS) American Experience documentary "Woodrow Wilson" as the title character, along with the 2003 PBS historical documentary Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites.

Auberjonois directed television shows, including Marblehead Manor, and various episodes of Deep Space Nine.

Voice acting[edit]

Pictured in 2010

Auberjonois was active in radio drama. He read "The Stunt" by Mordechai Strigler for the National Public Radio (NPR) series Jewish Stories From the Old World to the New, and he recorded novels on tape. On PRI, he was featured numerous times on Selected Shorts, reading works of dramatic fiction. His voice was heard in Disney's The Little Mermaid (receiving alphabetical top billing as Louis the Chef and singing "Les Poissons"), and as The Skull in The Last Unicorn.

He did voice work on the Challenge of the GoBots series in 1980s as Dr. Braxis and was the voice of Peter Parker on the 1972 Buddah Records Spider-Man LP "From Beyond the Grave" (BDS 5119), a radio-style narrative replete with sound effects and rock and roll song interludes.

In 1984–1985, he lent his voice to DeSaad, an associate of the villainous Darkseid on the animated series Super Friends. From 1986 to 1987, he voiced Alvinar in the cartoons series Wildfire. He also provided the voice of Professor Genius in Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland.

He provided the voice for Janos Audron, an ancient vampire in the Legacy of Kain video game series; he was in Soul Reaver 2, Blood Omen 2, and Legacy of Kain: Defiance. He provided the voice of Angler in the Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End video game. He voice-played General Zod in the Joseph Ruby-Kenneth Spears animated Superman series episode titled "The Hunter".

Auberjonois provided minor character voices for Justice League, reprising his role as Desaad, and additionally voicing villain Kanjar-Ro and Green Lantern Galius Zed.

In 2003, he provided the voice of Natori in the English dubbed version of semi-sequel to the Hayao Miyazaki film Whisper of the Heart, The Cat Returns. He reprised an animated version of his character Odo from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in a cutaway joke in Family Guy's Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story. The cutaway featured a more humanoid-faced Odo threatening Stewie's alleged cousin Quark Griffin. Auberjonois also lent his voice to Skylanders: SuperChargers.[15]

In 2011, he voiced villain Mark Desmond in Cartoon Network's Young Justice. He was also the voice of Leonard McLeish in the Pound Puppies series, Pepé Le Pew in 2011 on The Looney Tunes Show, Azmuth in Ben 10: Omniverse, and Ebony Maw in Avengers Assemble.[16]

Video games[edit]

One of Auberjonois' earliest forays into video game voice acting was the role of Janos Audron in Soul Reaver 2; he continued to voice the character in subsequent releases in the Legacy of Kain series. According to a behind-the-scenes featurette in Soul Reaver 2, showing candid discussions among the voice actors during recording, he was surprised at the quality of the writing, asking, "This is for a video game?!" when the purpose of the recordings was brought to light.

Auberjonois provided the voice of Karl Schäfer, the honourable German explorer in the video game Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and Mr. House, the reclusive New Vegas casino owner in the 2010 video game Fallout: New Vegas. He also voiced Dr. Ignatio Mobius in Command & Conquer: Renegade. He reprised his role as Odo in the game Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Fallen. In June, 2018 he reprised his role as Odo in the massively multiplayer online role-playing game Star Trek Online.[17]

Personal life[edit]

Auberjonois was married to his wife Judith Mihalyi from 1963 until his death in 2019. They had two children, Tessa and Rémy.[18]

Illness and death[edit]

In an interview with Compassion & Choices Magazine, Judith Auberjonois revealed that René underwent chemotherapy for lung cancer in 2018.[19] It was discovered in 2019 that the cancer had spread to his brain. Due to the potential for serious cognitive side effects, Auberjonois chose not to pursue the whole-brain radiation treatment suggested by his doctors.[19]

As a resident of California, Auberjonois decided to seek medical aid in dying under the California End of Life Option Act.[20][19] On December 6, 2019, he spent his final hours with his family at his home in Los Angeles reminiscing over photos and listening to music.[20] He then took the medication prescribed for assisted suicide and died at the age of 79. The California End of Life Option Act stipulates that death certificates should list the underlying terminal illness as the cause of death, rather than the use of life-ending medications.[21] His cause of death was given as metastatic lung cancer.[22]



List of live-action performances in film
Year Title Role Notes
1964 Lilith Howie Uncredited
1968 Petulia Fred Six
1970 M*A*S*H Father John Patrick "Dago Red" Mulcahy
Brewster McCloud The Lecturer
1971 McCabe & Mrs. Miller Pat Sheehan
1972 Images Hugh
Pete 'n' Tillie Jimmy Twitchell
1975 The Hindenburg Major Napier
1976 The Big Bus Father Kudos
King Kong Roy Bagley
1978 Eyes of Laura Mars Donald Phelps
1980 Where the Buffalo Roam Harris
1986 3:15 The Moment of Truth Principal Horner
The Christmas Star Sumner
1987 My Best Friend Is a Vampire Modoc
Walker Major Siegfried Henningson
1988 Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach Tony
1989 The Feud Reverton
1991 The Lost Language of Cranes Geoffrey Lane
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Colonel West Uncredited
1992 The Player René Auberjonois
1993 The Ballad of Little Jo Straight Hollander
1995 Batman Forever Dr. Burton
1997 Snide and Prejudice Dr. Sam Cohen
Los Locos: Posse Rides Again Presidente
1999 Inspector Gadget Dr. Artemus Bradford
2000 The Patriot Reverend Oliver
We All Fall Down Tim
2001 Burning Down the House Pierre
The Princess Diaries Voice of Philippe Renaldi Uncredited
2004 Eulogy Parson Banke
2015 This Is Happening Cal Plotz
2016 Certain Women Albert
Blood Stripe Art
2019 The Circuit
Windows on the World Maury
Raising Buchanan President James Buchanan
First Cow Man with Raven
TBA Cortex Parks Posthumous release,
final film role
List of live-action performances in television
Year Title Role Notes
1966 NET Playhouse Ofoeti Episode: "Ofoeti"
1971 The Mod Squad Nelson/Endicott Faraday Episode: "We Spy"
McMillan & Wife Andre Stryker Episode: "Once Upon a Dead Man"
The Birdmen (a.k.a. Escape of the Birdmen) Halden Brevik / Olav Volda Television film
Night Gallery William Sharsted Episode: "Camera Obscura"
1972 NET Playhouse George Washington Episode: "Portrait of the Hero as a Young Man"
1973 Love, American Style George Episode: "Love and the Spaced-Out Chick"
Conflict Monceau Episode: "Incident at Vichy"
1974 Theatre in America Edgar Episode: "King Lear"
Ben Franklin in Paris King Louis XVI Episode: "The Ambassador"
1975 Harry O Rabbit Episode: "Anatomy of a Frame"
The Jeffersons Inspector Keller Episode: "Harry and Daphne"
The Bob Newhart Show Dr. Alan Durocher Episode: "Shrinks Across the Sea"
1976 Baa Baa Black Sheep Matthew Hooper Episode: "Small War"
1976-1977 Rhoda Dr. John Fox 2 episodes
1977 The Bionic Woman Pierre Lambert Episode: "The DeJon Caper"
Man From Atlantis Havergal Episode: "Crystal Water, Sudden Death"
1979 The Rockford Files Masters Episode: "With the French Heel Back, Can the Nehru Jacket Be Far Behind?"
Family Alvin Episode: "Ballerina"
Wonder Woman James Kimball Episode: "Spaced Out"
CBS Library Ichabod Crane Episode: "Once Upon A Midnight Scary" (segment "The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow")
Charlie's Angels Freddie Fortune Episode: "Angels on Skates"
Mrs. Columbo Monsieur Gerard Episode: "Word Games"
Hart to Hart Donald Springfield Episode: "Max in Love"
1979–1980 The Wild Wild West Revisited Captain Sir David Edney Television film
1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe Marty Boxx Episode: "Untitled"[23]
1980–1986 Benson Clayton Endicott III 135 episodes
1986 Blacke's Magic Arthur Pym Episode: "Wax Poetic"
1987–1988 Murder, She Wrote Professor Harry Papasian/
Captain Walker Thorn
2 episodes
1988 L.A. Law Kevin Richardson Episode: "The Son Also Rises"
1989 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Merlin Television film
1992 Eerie, Indiana The Donald Episode: "Zombies in P.J.s."
1993–1999 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Odo 173 episodes
1998 The Outer Limits Dlavan Episode: "Promised Land"
The Sally Hemmings Movie
1999 Chicago Hope Dr. Walter Perry Episode: "Oh What a Piece of Work Is Man"
2000 Stargate SG-1 Alar Episode: "The Other Side"
The Practice Judge F. Mantz 2 episodes
2001 Frasier Professor William Tewksbury 2 episodes
Nash Bridges Hagen Bridges Episode: "The Partner"
2002 Star Trek: Enterprise Ezral Episode: "Oasis"
2004–2008 Boston Legal Paul Lewiston 71 episodes
2010 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Dr. Larry Meyers Episode: "The Gang Gets A New Member"
2010–2014 Warehouse 13 Hugo Miller 4 episodes
2011 Criminal Minds Colonel Ron Massey Episode: "Self-Fulfilling Prophecy"
2012 Grey's Anatomy Neil Sheridan Episode: "Support System"
NCIS Dr. Felix Blackwell Episode "Phoenix"
2013 1600 Penn Winslow Hannum 2 episodes
The Good Wife Coroner Claypool Episode: "Invitation to an Inquest"
2016 Madam Secretary Walter Nowack 4 episodes


List of voice performances in films[24]
Year Title Role Notes
1982 The Last Unicorn The Skull
1989 The Little Mermaid Chef Louis [25]
1992 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Professor Genius [25]
1997 Cats Don't Dance Flanigan [25]
2000 The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Chef Louis[25] Direct-to-video
An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island Dithering[25]
Joseph: King of Dreams Butler
2002 The Cat Returns Natori [25]
Tarzan & Jane Renard Dumont Direct-to-video
2005 Geppetto's Secret Mr. Sneap
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story Odo Direct-to-video
2007 Chill Out, Scooby-Doo! Alphonse LaFleur[25]
2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue André [25]
List of voice performances in animated series
Year Title Role Notes
1981 The Smurfs Various roles
1984 Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show DeSaad Episode: "Darkseid's Golden Trap"
Challenge of the GoBots Dr. Zebediah Braxis 3 episodes
1985 The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians Desaad 6 episodes
1986 Wildfire Alvinar 6 episodes
1987 The New Adventures of Jonny Quest Various roles 13 episodes
Snorks Dr. Strangesnork / Additional Voices 42 episodes
Pound Puppies Poodle/Pierre 2 episodes
1988 DuckTales Dr. Nogood Episode: "Double-O Duck"
The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley Various roles 13 episodes
Superman General Zod Episode: "The Hunter"
1992 Batman: The Animated Series Dr. March 2 episodes[25]
1991–1993 The Pirates of Dark Water Kangent 16 episodes
1992 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Professor Chumley Episode: "Super Irma"
1993 Bonkers Winston Prickley Episode: "Love Stuck"
1994 Rugrats Jonathan Kraskell Episode: "Mommy's Little Assets"[25]
Aladdin Nefir Hasenuf 3 episodes
1996 The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century Jean Jaurès / Mustafa Kemal Atatürk 3 episodes
1995–1996 The Savage Dragon Horde 3 episodes
1996 Richie Rich Richard Rich, Chef Pierre, Professor Keenbean 13 episodes
1997 Captain Simian & the Space Monkeys Gardener / Alien Gladioluses Episode: "Escape from the Plant of the Apes"[25]
Extreme Ghostbusters College professor Episode: "Fallout"
1999 Men in Black: The Series Quin'toon Episode: "The Lost Continent Syndrome"
Xyber 9: New Dawn Xyber 9 22 episodes
2000 The Wild Thornberrys Merrick Dash Episode: "Happy Old Year"[25]
2001–2002 The Legend of Tarzan Renard Dumont 12 episodes
Max Steel Dr. David Klimo / Bio-Constrictor
Train Conductor
3 episodes
2001 House of Mouse Chef Louis Episode: "Goofy's Menu Magic"
2001–2004 Justice League Kanjar Ro, Galius Zed, DeSaad 3 episodes
2003 The Mummy Scarab 2 episodes
Xiaolin Showdown Master Fung Season 1[25]
2005 Avatar: The Last Airbender Gan Jin Leader, Mechanist 4 episodes[25]
Duck Dodgers McChirpy Episode: "Bonafide Heroes"[25]
2009 Random! Cartoons Hornswiggle Episode: Hornswiggle
2010 The Cartoonstitute Le Door Episode: Le Door
Archer Manfred / Cardinal Giancarlo Corelli 3 episodes
Young Justice Mark Desmond / Blockbuster 2 episodes[25]
2011–2012 The Looney Tunes Show Pepé Le Pew 3 episodes[25]
2012–2014 Ben 10: Omniverse Azmuth, Galvan Security Officer 6 episodes
2010–2013 Pound Puppies Leonard McLiesh 49 episodesv
2014 Wander Over Yonder Maurice Episode: "The Lonely Planet"[25]
2015 Buddy: Tech Detective Gramps Television film
Avengers Assemble Ebony Maw, World Leader #1 2 episodes
2019 The Tom and Jerry Show Butler "Battle of the Butlers"
2022 Star Trek: Prodigy Odo Episode: "Kobayashi"
Archive recordings

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role Notes
1996 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Harbinger Odo [25]
1999 Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned Taxi Driver / Bigot [25]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Fallen Odo
2000 Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver 2 Janos Audron [25]
Legacy of Kain: Blood Omen 2 [25]
2002 Command & Conquer: Renegade Dr. Ignatio Mobius [25]
New Legends Topo / Kang
2003 Legacy of Kain: Defiance Janos Audron [25]
2009 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Karl Schäfer [25]
2010 Fallout: New Vegas Robert House [25]
2011 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Karl Schäfer [25]
2013 Ben 10: Omniverse 2 Azmuth [25]
2015 Skylanders: SuperChargers Pomfrey Lefuzzbutton
2018 Star Trek Online Odo Victory is Life expansion[25]

Deep Space Nine directorial credits[edit]

List of Deep Space Nine directorial credits
Year Season Episode
1995 Season 3 "Prophet Motive"
"Family Business"
Season 4 "Hippocratic Oath"
"The Quickening"
Season 5 "Let He Who Is Without Sin..."
1996 "Ferengi Love Songs"
1997 Season 6 "Waltz"
1998 Season 7 "Strange Bedfellows"

Book narrations[edit]

Auberjonois' voice talents also included book narrations.

The Pendergast novels[edit]

Other books[edit]

Title Author/Contributors Year
Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris Eric Jager 2014
World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition): An Oral History of the Zombie War Max Brooks 2013
The Bull Dancers Jay Lake 2010
The Rise and Fall of
Khan Noonien Singh, Vol. 2
(Star Trek: The Eugenics Wars)
Greg Cox 2002
Frenchtown Summer Robert Cormier 2000
Isaac Asimov Countdown 2000 edited by
Martin H. Greenberg
Talismans of Shannara Terry Brooks 1998
The Last Day Glenn Kleier 1997
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Jean-Dominique Bauby 1997
Shadow Dawn George Lucas
and Chris Claremont
Mind Slash Matter Edward Wellen 1995
Shadow Moon George Lucas
and Chris Claremont
The Cricket in Times Square George Selden 1995
Batman Forever Peter David 1995
Last Defender of Camelot Roger Zelazny 1995
Unicorn Variation Roger Zelazny 1995
The Fourth Procedure Stanley Pottinger 1995
Star Trek Deep Space Nine:
K. W. Jeter 1995
The List of 7 Mark Frost 1994
Star Trek Deep Space Nine:
Fallen Heroes
Dafydd ab Hugh 1994
Slaves of Sleep &
The Masters of Sleep
L. Ron Hubbard 1993
Murder at the National Cathedral Margaret Truman 1993
Body and Soul Frank Conroy 1993


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