Today we learned the sad news that Aron Eisenberg
has passed away at the age of 50. The actor was a beloved part of the Star Trek
family for his role as Nog on Deep Space Nine. A recurring character appearing in 40 episodes, Nog was the first Ferengi to join Starfleet, and he wasn’t just popular with fans, either. Following his death, Star Trek
stars from various different series have paid their respect to Eisenberg on social media.
Fans most recently got to see Eisenberg in the Ds9 documentary What We Left Behind, in which his passion for Trek was made clear. It was the documentary’s Twitter
page that helped get the news out of the actor’s untimely passing as well, with the following Tweet:
We’re heartbroken to share news of the loss of one of our family. Aron Eisenberg was an enormous positive presence in any situation.