Actor Aron Eisenberg died at the age of 50 this weekend. The information was confirmed by the widow, Malíssa Longo, on her Facebook profile. Eisenberg became famous for his role in the "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" series, a Star Trek spin-off aired in the 1990s.
According to TMZ, the actor had health problems since childhood. He was born with only one kidney, which begin to fail at 14 years of age. Since then, Eisenberg has had two transplants, one at 17 and the other at 46.
Aron Eisenberg has also starred in other franchise productions such as "Star Trek: Renegades" and "Star Trek: Voyager" and voiced his character in a video game.
"He was an intelligent, humble, funny, emphatic soul. He sought to live his life with integrity and truth. He was so motivated to put his best in whatever work he was. He lived his life with great vigor and passion." wrote Malissa.
The official website of the franchise also highlighted the death of the actor. "StarTrek.com is sorry to report the death of Aron Eisenberg, the beloved actor who played Nog on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." The text recalled details of the artist's career in the brand's productions and his battle for health in recent years. He ended up sending "our condolences to Eisenberg's family, friends, colleagues and many fans."
See the post published by the actor's widow: