It sounds like a bit from the Dos Equis commercials, but in this case, it appears to be true. Joey deVilla, the "Accordion Guy," noted that Goldsmith appeared in the episode, right beside a shirtless Kirk. Memory Alpha confirms that Goldsmith appeared as an unnamed crewman under the stage name Jonathan Lippe , but hasn't confirmed his appearance in the final episode. If you turn on the episode, though, the man they identify as Goldsmith is right there, working in a corridor right after Kirk performs a few sweaty endurance tests in McCoy's sick bay.
Dos Equis' Most Interesting Man in the World was in all of your favorite TV shows
Star Trek Fact Check: The Most Interesting Article In The World
The Most Interesting Man Alive, one of the most memorable commercial characters of the last decade, is being retired. Those are big shoes to fill. The original had a good run, and it's no wonder. The actor behind the bearded playboy is Jonathan Goldsmith, who is indeed one of the most interesting men in television. The year-old has a lengthy resume. Goldsmith was seemingly in everything , from Naked City and Dr. Early in his career, Goldsmith was credited under the name Jonathan Lippe.
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Among the most notable Super Bowl commercials this year was an ad for Stella Artois that spotlighted two famous pop culture characters Sarah Jessica Parker's Carrie Bradshaw and Jeff Bridges' The Dude who are known for specific drinks, choosing to instead change things up and have a Stella Artois instead, to help out with Stella Artois' "Pour it Forward" campaign where they teamed up with Water. While the ad had shown up online before its official debut during the Super Bowl, the Super Bowl version of the ad was two seconds longer, because it added an "interesting twist" by also including Jonathan Goldsmith in his character of "The Most Interesting Man in the World" from the Dos Equis beer commercials his character remarks that specific phrase, "interesting twist," while holding a bottle of Stella Artois, to the dude They are basically twists on the famous Chuck Norris jokes like how, when Chuck Norris does push-ups, he actually pushes the Earth down instead. You know, stuff like "He gave his father 'The Talk,'" "Both sides of his pillow are cool," you get the picture.
Production reports for episodic television never indicate the names of the background performers, also known as extras. This is something that has never changed from the start of the business to the current day. Call Sheets usually don't indicate the names of people, although sometimes specific selected individuals will be named, to make sure the extras casting company does not forget to call them.