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Merritt Butrick

Merritt Butrick

Merritt Butrick (1959-1989) was an American actor who was best known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk's son David Marcus in the movies Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. He also appeared in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Symbiosis. Earlier in his career he starred as Johnny Slash Ulasewicz in the sitcom Square Pegs.

Merritt was diagnosed with brain cancer (and AIDS) and succumbed to the disease in Los Angeles, California on March 17, 1989.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Merritt Butrick Facts

BirthdaySeptember 3, 1959
BirthplaceGainesville, Florida, USA
Date of deathMarch 17, 1989 (Los Angeles, California, USA, age 29)
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Merritt Butrick compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection
Death Spa
Presidental Fever
Fright Night Part II
Square Pegs: The Complete Series
Star Trek: Motion Picture Trilogy
Head Office
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