Judson Earney Scott was born on July 15, 1952 in Azuza, California. He graduated from California State University with a B.A. in Theatre Arts, and trained at Los Angeles’ prestigious Actors Studio. He entered the American College Theater Festival and received the Irene Ryan Award for Best Actor in the Western United States. He appeared with John Houseman’s The Acting Company in several classical theatre productions, and toured nationally with The Company for two years. He starred on Broadway with Al Pacino in Shakespeare’s “Richard III” in 1979. In Star Trek II – The Wrath of Khan (1982), Scott played Joachim, chief henchman and closest companion of Khan Noonien Singh. He was a founding member of the Cabaret Theatre Company in Los Angeles, California. He still makes appearances at science fiction conventions and has his own fan club composed mostly of Star Trek fans.