Camille Saviola has sadly passed away at the age of 71.
The actress’s passing was first reported by the Star Trek website WarpFactorTrek.com, before being confirmed by several of her friends and colleagues on social media this week.
Camille was best known for her role as Kai Opaka in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and also appeared in Broadway Danny Rose, Addams Family Values, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Penn & Teller Get Killed, and Betsy’s Wedding.
She had a very successful career on Broadway, making her debut as Mama Maddelena in the Tommy Tune-directed musical Nine, and also joined the cast of Chicago in 2003.
Camille is also known for her roles on First Monday, Entourage, and Judging Amy.