Paul Edward Winfield was an American film, TV, and stage actor and voice actor. He was well known for his role as Captain Clark Terrell in the Star Trek franchise. He also played Lieutenant Ed Traxler in the 1984 action thriller Terminator, Walter Wright in the 1993 film, Cliffhanger, and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Nathan Lee in Sounder.
He also played Jim Watson in Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.
- Winfield, Sylvester Stallone, Michael Rooker, Ralph Waite, and John Lithgow have all worked on Cliffhanger (1993).