# Posted: 4 Sep 2012 13:20
William Windom was an American actor who had a long career in Hollywood. He was perhaps best known for his work on numerous television shows, including Murder, She Wrote as Dr. Seth Hazlitt, but he will be fondly remembered by Star Trek fans as Commodore Matt Decker, commander of the doomed U.S.S. Constellation in the Star Trek episode "The Doomsday Machine" Windom reprised the role decades later in the Star Trek: New Voyages fan film "In Harm's Way."
In a fantastic career, Windom was also renowned for his acting in To Kill A Mockingbird and the The Detective. His sci fi genre work included Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Automan, and The Invaders.
William Windom (September 28, 1923 – August 16, 2012) R.I.P.