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Paul Winfield dies

Actually his character on TNG was named Captain Dathon... the episode was called "Darmok," I believe... But yeah... tragic. :(
IIRC, he also played the lead cop in the original Terminator.

"You know, these work."

I always loved that line.

He was good and he'll be missed.
Paul Winfield was a fine actor who rarely got roles that were as good as he deserved, even though he had a long career. He had a part in the original Perry Mason in 1957, played in the original Mission Impossible, and Man From Uncle. The movie Sounder would probably be considered his best role. here's his filmography on the IMDb: