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
|Birthday||September 3, 1959|
|Birthplace||Gainesville, Florida, USA|
|Date of death||March 17, 1989 (Los Angeles, California, USA, age 29)|
|Height||6' 1" (1m85) How tall is Merritt Butrick compared to you?|
|Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan|
|Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection|
|Fright Night Part II|
|Square Pegs: The Complete Series|
|Star Trek: Motion Picture Trilogy|