Ray Walston was a popular character actor and comedian, best known for his portrayal of Uncle Martin O'Hara, a Martian stranded on earth. Other popular television series he appeared in include 7th Heaven, Touched by an Angel, Ally McBeal, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: The Next Generation. He also made an appearance in the 1999 movie version of My Favorite Martian. Film appearances include South Pacific, Damn Yankees! and The Sting.