BARBARA LUNA, Marlene Moreau, of Star Trek's "Mirror Mirror" will be appearing at the Big Apple Con: Comic Book, Art, & Toy Show Sat-Sun, Sept 10-11. Luna will be available to meet and greet fans, sign autographs, and discuss her role in Star Trek.
More about Barbara Luna- Of Hungarian-Philippine heritage, Barbara Luna was a stage actress from childhood. In 1949, Luna was cast as one of Ezio Pinza's children in South Pacific; she can be heard on the original cast album, singing the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical's opening number "Dites Moi, Pourquoi?" She went on to appear in such Broadway productions as The King and I, Teahouse of the August Moon and A Chorus Line. In films from 1958, Luna has usually been seen in exotic ethnic roles in films like The Devil at Four O'Clock (1961) and Five Weeks in a Balloon (1961). Star Trek fans still send her complimentary letters for her performance as Marlene Moreau in the 1967 ST installment "Mirror Mirror." Barbara is also well known to sci-fi fans for her role in Buck Rogers of the 25th Century as Koori in "Time of the Hawk" and "The Guardians."
The Big Apple Con is held: Sept 10-11 (Sat 10a-8p, Sun 10a-7p) Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 Seventh Ave at 33rd St, NYC Across from MSG and Penn Station For more info: 201-865-3288 / www.bigapplecon.com