“Star Trek” actor Kenneth Mitchell dead at 49 after ALS battle

His family announced the sad news just after midnight on Saturday, releasing a statement to his official social media accounts.

“With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Kenneth Alexander Mitchell, beloved father, husband, brother, uncle, son and dear friend,” the family wrote.

Mitchell, a Toronto native, leaves behind two children, 16-year-old Lilah and 11-year-old Kallum, whom he shared with his wife Susan May Pratt.