Vaughn Dale Armstrong (born July 7, 1950 in Sonora, California) is an American actor.
Armstrong served in the United States military and saw action in the Vietnam War.
Vaughn Armstrong is one of the longest-serving actors in the Star Trek franchise, having appeared in every Trek series but the original. He has played twelve different characters over the years - a record unmatched by any other actor in Trek.
Armstrong's first appearance in Trek was in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Heart of Glory" in which he played Commander Korris, a renegade Klingon who stole a cargo ship and tried to use it to attack his fellow Klingons (whom he believed had gone "soft"). His other characters are:
While his most recent character, Admiral Forrest, was killed in action on Star Trek: Enterprise, Armstrong got the chance to play Forrest again in the two-part episode "In a Mirror, Darkly", in which the Mirror Universe version of Forrest appears.
Outside of Star Trek, Armstrong also appeared on Babylon 5 as a security guard affiliated with the Nightwatch in the 1996 episodes "Messages from Earth" and "Point of No Return". He appeared in an episode of Seinfeld as a detective, and in