May 26, 2020
By Christine Ross
Character actor Richard Herd has died.
To many, Herd was known as George’s Yankees boss on Seinfeld. He also played William Shatner’s boss, Captain Sheridan, on the police show T-J Hooker, and a Klingon on Star Trek The Next Generation.
The actor appeared in films including All The President’s Men and The China Syndrome. He had a face most people knew, even if they didn’t know his name. Richard Herd died of cancer at 87. Herd briefly served in the army during the Korean War. He leaves his wife of 40 years and three children.