You all know that Ricardo Montalban of Fantasy Island and Star Trek acclaim died when he was 88 years old. Despite the fact that he dealt with a range of film and TV shows, he was especially known by Star Trek fans for his depiction of the alluring miscreant Khan Noonien Singh. He initially showed up in the TV scene “Space Seed” and later revived the Trek franchise as the show-stopper villain in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Of course, Khan was hugely popular and mysterious. However, we have 12 things about him that even Star Trek fans won’t be aware of. So, here goes;
12. An early version of the script would have had Khan and Kirk confront each other personally. This scene was 12 pages in length!
11. In another part of the script, Kirk’s goal was to quieten a rebellion driven by his son. However, do you know who was truly behind this? Khaaaan!
10. Director Nicholas Meyer advised Montalban to keep Khan’s right glove on at all times to add an element of mystery to the character. Viewers had their own speculations about why he wore the glove.