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Abdullah II, King of Jordan
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Musicians, scientists and athletes aren’t the only Star Trek celebrity fans who have appeared onscreen. King Abdullah II of Jordan was still the crown prince when he appeared as an...

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Abraham, F. Murray
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Along with Whoopi “Guinan” Goldberg, Star Trek can also count another Academy Award winner in its acting family with F. Murray Abraham, who played the ruthless Son’a...

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Ager, Nikita
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Nikita Ager plays the title character of the Enterprise episode "Rajiin"—a female slave being traded at an alien bazaar until she finds refuge with Captain Archer and his crew durign their...

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Alaimo, Marc
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The 6-foot tall, blue-eyed actor was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as Mike Alaimo and became hooked on acting in high school, where he also served as senior class president. After gaining...

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Alexander, Jason
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The world knows him as hapless George Costanza of Seinfeld, but Jason Alexander has made no secret of his love for Star Trek—and so it’s no surprise he finally appeared in the...

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Allen, Crystal
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Crystal Allen guest starred as "D'Nesh," one of three Orion Slave Girls presented to Jonathan Archer in the Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Bound." Allen works as both a fashion model and actor...

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Allen, Chad
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Two years after appearing on TNG as Jono, the displaced Talarian teen in 1990’s “Suddenly Human,”  young Chad Allen signed on for the signature role of his career as...

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Alley, Kirstie
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Long before her slimming comeback turn on Dancing With the Stars—or even her star roles in Veronica‘s Closet and Cheers—Kirstie Alley arrived in Hollywood and nabbed her very...

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Anderson, Dame Judith
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Paramount grabbed quite a cultural coup when legendary actress Dame Judith Anderson appeared as Vulcan High Priestess T’Lar, the savior of Spock and restorer of his katra in Star Trek...

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Andres, Dennis
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Dennis Andres played the doomed Corvan II mining colony engineer, Rance, in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry.” The actor...

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Arhin, Arista
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Arista Arhin plays Young Michael Burnham on Star Trek: Discovery. The child actress, who hails from Canada, counts among her previous credits a guest shot on The Mystery Files and a recurring role...

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Armstrong, Vaughn
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Vaughn Armstrong has played more characters in Star Trek series than any other actor. His appearances range from the Klingon Korris on ST:TNG to the Romulan Telek and a Hirogen on...

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Auberjonois, Rene
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Rene Auberjonois did it all on Star Trek. The veteran stage, television and film actor – who also happens to be an artist, director, voiceover talent, audiobook narrator, painter,...

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Avery, James
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Klingon forehead ridges will do it for anyone—even James Avery, best known as “Uncle Phil” Banks from Will Smith’s original The Fresh Prince of Bel-Aire series, when...

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Ayres, Michael
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Michael Ayres is the actor who portrayed the Transporter Technician in the first-season Star Trek: Discovery episode, “Into the Forest I Go.” His previous credits include Murdoch...

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Bakula, Scott
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Scott Stewart Bakula was born to Sally and J. Stewart Bakula on October 9, 1954, in St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up there as well. During his youth in St. Louis, Bakula established himself as...

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Bana, Eric
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Australian actor Eric Bana, best known for his role in "Munich," played Nero, the onetime Romulan mining captain-turned-madman who alters the universe in J.J. Abrams'...

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Barbeau, Adrienne
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Adrienne Barbeau co-starred for six years as niece Carol on the sitcom Maude and made pin-up fans of teen boys everywhere as the femme fatale in 1982’s Swamp Thing. As Senator Cretak on...

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Barnes, Milton
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Milton Barnes is the Canadian actor who played Deck Crew #1 in the Star Trek: Discovery episode "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad." His film and TV credits date back more than 20 years and span...

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Barrell, Katherine
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Katherine Barrell is the Canadian actor, producer and director who played Stella Grimes in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad.” She studied at the...

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Barrett, Majel
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Majel Barrett Roddenberry, the face behind roles from "Number One" to "Nurse Christine Chapel" to "Lwaxana Troi" and the voice of Starfleet computers past and present, was also creator Gene...

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Begley, Ed Jr.
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Known as one of Hollywood’s more outspoken environmental activists, it’s ironic indeed that Ed Begley Jr. played a self-obsessed, conniving billionaire who gets rich off an...

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Belli, Melvin
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Among all of Star Trek’s third season “stunt cat” guest stars on NBC, one of the oddest to be cast was hardly an actor: legendary San Francisco celebrity and personal injury...

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Beltran, Robert
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Born in Bakersfield, California, Robert Beltran is one of ten siblings; brother Louis Cruz Beltran is a well-known Latin jazz musician.  Beltran’s first professional role was in Luis...

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Bergeron, Tom
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Yes, it’s true: the host of ABC’s hit Dancing With the Stars and other competition series indulged his even longer Star Trek affection to appear as alien trader D’Marr in...

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Bernsen, Corbin
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Corbin Bernsen, another self-professed celebrity fan of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry's humanistic future vision, was right in the middle of his career-making eight-year run...

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Besch, Bibi
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Best known as Dr. Carol Marcus in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Bibi Besch was born Bibiana Huber in Vienna, Austria and grew up in Chappaqua, New York following World War II. She began her...

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Big Show [Paul Wight]
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Once again, a Trek fan from the ranks of pro wrestlers made a Star Trek appearance when Paul “Big Show” Wight turned up as the first live-action male Orion ever heard, a Slaver,...

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Biggs, Casey
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Casey Biggs played Damar on Deep Space Nine. The character first appeared in one episode of Season 4 and became an important recurring character up to the final episode of the series in Season 7....

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Billingsley, John
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As a child, John Billingsley moved often, from Media, PA where he was born, to Alabama, Louisiana and Connecticut.  From the age of nine, when he played Ebeneezer Scrooge in A Christmas...

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Blake, Jordana
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Jordana Blake is the Canadian child actress who portrayed the Betarian Girl in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry.” She...

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Blalock, Jolene
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Growing up in San Diego, California, Jolene Blalock was both an avid surfer and an avid Star Trek fan, often citing Spock as her favorite character.  While still a teenager, Blalock traveled...

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Boehmer, J. Paul
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J. Paul Boehmer joined the Star Trek franchise back in 1998 when he played an SS Officer in the Star Trek: Voyager episodes "The Killing Game, Parts I and II." He played an advanced Borg drone in...

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Boisvert, Michael
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Michael Boisvert played Captain T'Shen Kovil of the U.S.S. Gargarin, who went down with his ship in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum." The Toronto-based actor and...

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Boutella, Sofia
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Sofia Boutella wears many hats. Born in Bab El Oued in Algiers, Algeria, she's an actress, model and dancer. Her film credits include StreetDance 2, Monsters: Dark Continent and Kingsman: The...

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Brook, Jayne
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Jayne Brook portrays Admiral Cornwell on Star Trek: Discovery. Born in Northbrook, Illinois, the actress boasts a career spanning more than three decades and counts among her numerous film and...

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Brooks, Avery
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Avery Brooks, the formidable actor who played Captain Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, was born Oct. 2, 1948, in Evansville, Indiana, and raised in Gary, Indiana, by his parents...

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Burton, LeVar
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Thanks to his breakthrough role as Kunta Kinte in the landmark Roots miniseries, LeVar Burton was likely the best-known member of Star Trek: The Next Generation’s ensemble cast as...

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Butrick, Merritt
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Merritt Butrick, a native of Gainesville, Fla. who grew up in the San Fransisco area, portrayed Dr. David Marcus, son of James T. Kirk and Dr. Carol Marcus, in two movies: Star Trek II: The...

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Campanella, Joseph
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Primetime and daytime, Joseph Campanella had been a staple of American TV since the 1950s, making his appearance as a Federation Arbitrator on Earth in Voyager’s “Author,...

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Campbell, William O. "Billy"
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William O. or “Billy” Campbell—not to be confused with the late William “Trelane/Koloth” Campbell—was but 29 when he appeared as the title character in...

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Carradine, Keith
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Keith Carradine, star of film and stage and half-brother to famed Kung Fu star David Carradine, was a special guest when he appeared as A.G. Robinson, a pivotal face...

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Cassell, Seymour
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Seymour Cassell was another of those familiar faces to viewers when he appeared as Lt. Cmdr. Hester Dealt to help open TNG’s second season with “The...

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Cattrall, Kim
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Kim Cattrall, now world-famous as the outrageous Samantha Jones of HBO's Sex and the City, played the first “bad" Vulcan female when she donned ears as the traitorous Valeris for Star...

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Chieffo, Mary
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Mary Chieffo, who portrays L'Rell, the battle deck commander of the Klingon ship, on Star Trek: Discovery, has acting in her blood. She is the daughter of actors Beth Grant and Michael Chieffo,...

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Cho, John
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John Cho, who has played Hikaru Sulu in the 2009 adaptation of Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness and now Star Trek Beyond, was born in Seoul, Korea and raised in Los Angeles. He began acting...

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Clarke, Noel
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Sci-fi fans worldwide know him as Mickey Smith, a two-year companion of the Tenth Doctor Who after the venerable BBC series returned in 2005—and now Noel Clarke has come to the Star...

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Coates, Conrad
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Veteran actor Conrad Coates portrays the Vulcan character, Admiral Terral, in Star Trek: Discovery. Coates has appeared in more than 100 television shows and movies dating back to the late 1980s,...

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Collins, Stephen
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In "Star Trek: The Motion Picture", Stephen Collins portrays Willard Decker, the intended captain of the refit U.S.S. Enterprise, who is temporarily replaced by Kirk in the rush to...

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Collins, Joan
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Joan Collins had one of her “nice girl” roles as Edith Keeler—and likely James T. Kirk’s one true love—in the classic Star Trek chapter “The City on the Edge of...

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Collins, Christopher
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Christopher Collins played four characters over the Star Trek franchise, beginning with Klingon Captain Kargan in TNG’s “A Matter of Honor”. He was also a Pakled, Captain...

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Collins, Jr., Clifton
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Born in Los Angeles in 1970, Clifton Collins debuted on the bigscreen in 1991’s Grand Canyon and has compiled an ever-growing resume since, including standout roles in 2000’s...

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Combs, Jeffrey
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Jeffrey Combs has played numerous characters in the Star Trek universe, appearing in Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise. His most notable roles are as Weyoun the Vorta and the Ferengi Brunt...

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Coutts, Emily
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Emily Coutts co-stars on Star Trek: Discovery as Keyla Detmer, helmsman of the U.S.S. Shenzhou. The Canadian redhead previously appeared in such films and television shows as Transporter: The...

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Cox, Nikki
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She was an empathetic child actress who could deal with bizarre alien headgear makeup and fingertips when “Pen Pals” was produced on TNG in 1988: Who knew that 10-year-old Nikki...

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Cox, Ronny
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His longest TV role may have been as patriarch George Apple of the feel-good family series Apple’s Way in the 1970s, but Ronny Cox made his movie fame typically playing either authority...

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Cromwell, James
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Hard-working actor James Cromwell made not just one but three appearances in guest roles across the Star Trek television series—two in heavy makeup—before he got the role of famed...

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Crosby, Denise
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As Lieutenant Natasha "Tasha" Yar on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Denise Crosby made quite an impression. Even though she was only on the show for the best part of a season before dying at the...

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Cross, Ben
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It is with good reason that the Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire will always be the first film that springs to mind when noted British actor Ben Cross is mentioned—until now, having...

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Cruz, Wilson
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Wilson Cruz, who plays Dr. Hugh Culber on Star Trek: Discovery, was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, before relocating with his family to California, where he later attended California State...

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Culp, Steven
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Steven Culp played MACO Major Hayes in five episodes of Enterprise Season 3, beginnin gwith "The Xindi." On the Star Trek: Nemesis DVD, he appears in deleted scenes as William Riker's...

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Cumberbatch, Benedict
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Benedict Cumberbatch was a working actor in England when a perfect storm transformed him into a superstar. That perfect storm included star-making appearances in Star Trek Into Darkness, in...

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Curtis, Robin
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Robin Curtis took over the role of Saavik from Kirstie Alley, playing the Vulcan character in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. Curtis is one of a rare group...

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d'Abo, Olivia
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Lovely Olivia d’Abo had already spent four years as Karen, the eldest child and “hippie daughter” of the Arnold family featured in the beloved 1980s coming-of-age dramedy...

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Darren, James
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In addition to his memorable potrayal of holographic lounge singer Vic Fontaine, James Darren has had a long and distinguished career not only as a motion picture star ("Gidget") and recording...

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Dawson, Roxann
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For the first 46 episodes of Star Trek: Voyager, her billing read Roxann Biggs-Dawson. Starting with "The Chute", she dropped the hyphenated form of her name, eliminating the reference to her...

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de Boer, Nicole
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Toronto-born Nicole deBoer made her television acting debut at the age of 11 as the uncredited “little girl at hospital” in Freddie the Freeloader’s Christmas Dinner, an HBO...

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de Lancie, John
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John de Lancie, whose portrayal of the mercurial character Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation has made him internationally (if not intergalactically) famous, was not always an omnipotent being...

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Dekker, Thomas
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Who knew when he played Janeway's holo-novel Gothic boy Henry Burleigh that Thomas Dekker would grow up to fight Terminators 14 years later for two seasons in Fox’s The Sarah Connor...

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Deline, Jason
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Canadian actor Jason Deline portrayed the Medical Officer in the Star Trek: Discovery episode "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad." A television and film veteran, he's appeared in DeGrassi: The...

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Dick, Andy
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Andy Dick has run the gamut of brilliant comedy and unfortunate legal troubles with addiction and relapse, but as a longtime Star Trek fan he was thrilled to appear on Voyager as the EMH Mark...

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Doohan, James
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James Doohan was best known to Star Trek fans as Montgomery "Scotty" Scott, the chief engineer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, in the original Star Trek series. Doohan was born on March 3,...

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Dorn, Michael
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One would think that the man who holds one of the most-unique distinctions in Star Trek history — he has appeared as the same character in more hours of Star Trek than any other actor...

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Drake, Larry
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He won fame and two Emmy Awards as developmentally disabled Bennie Stulwicz on LA Law and then turned to sinister roles for years, but Larry Drake’s Chellick in “Critical...

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Dunst, Kirsten
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She’s now a film fatale best known for her star turn as the Mary Jane Watson love interest to Toby Maguire’s Spiderman in three blockbuster films from the franchise, but in 1994...

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Eggar, Samantha
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Acclaimed British actress Samantha Eggar brought a long, storied career to her casting as Marie Picard, sister-in-law to the Enterprise-D's skipper, the wife of his stubborn brother Robert...

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Eisenberg, Aron
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Prior to his role as Quark's nephew "Nog" on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Aron Eisenberg could be seen (sans prosthetics) in leading roles on various television series and films. These works...

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Elba , Idris
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Idris Elba, who co-stars in Star Trek Beyond, is a British actor and musician best known for his roles in such films and television series as The Wire, The Office, American Gangster, 28 Weeks...

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Ellenstein, Robert
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In a four-decade career of stage, film and TV, Robert Ellenstein called the Star Trek family home thanks to two visits: as the first Federation President ever depicted, in ST IV,  and as...

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Eve, Alice
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London native Alice Eve, who played Dr. Carol Marcus in Star Trek Into Darkness, was born in 1982 to actor parents Trevor Eve and Sharon Maughan, who played those same roles again in Eve's...

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Farrell, Terry
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At nearly six feet tall, Terry Farrell seemed destined to be a model.  After a year as a foreign exchange student in Mexico City, the Iowa teenager moved to New York to audition for the Elite...

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Ferrer, Miguel José
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The late Miguel Ferrer, who was best known for his roles on NCIS: Los Angeles, Crossing Jordan, Twin Peaks, Mulan and RoboCop, made his mark on the Star Trek universe when he played the executive...

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Fleck, John
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John Fleck played several guest roles on The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager before playing Silik, a major recurring character, on Enterprise. Silik was the Suliban responsible for...

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Fleetwood, Mick
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As one of  the namesake founders of superstar rock group Fleetwood Mac,  drummer-vocalist Mick Fleetwood was another of those “celebrity fans” who parleyed his...

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Fletcher, Louise
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Academy Award winner Louise Fletcher, infamous for her Oscar turn as sadistic Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, made a perfect casting as Winn Adami, the "bad girl" holy...

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Forbes, Michelle
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Michelle Forbes' steely onscreen persona has been a winning factor in many roles familiar to viewers—and it all started with her portrayal as rough-hewn Ensign Ro Laren, the character...

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Fortunato, Menina
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Menina, a Portuguese and French Canadian, began her professional career at the tender age of 12 in Vancouver where she grew up. Today, she is based out of Los Angeles, CA where she maintains a...

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Fouad, Hamza
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A self-described "Actor/ Photographer/ Spoken Word Artist/ Speaker/ Rebel-rouser," Hamza Fouad entered the Star Trek universe with an appearance as Deck Crew #2 in the Discovery episode, "Magic to...

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Frain, James
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James Frain, Sarek on Star Trek: Discovery, is a respected British actor whose many film and television credits include Prime Suspect, Elizabeth, Hilary and Jackie, The Tudors, FlashForward, True...

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Frakes, Jonathan
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Like many of his fellow Star Trek actors, Jonathan Frakes developed his acting chops on stage in New York City, where he appeared in Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape and Shenandoah. Soap opera parts...

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Frewer, Matt
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Quirky character actor Matt Frewer spun a great turn as the equally quirky “Professor” Berlinghoff Rasmussen in TNG’s “A Matter of Time,” but will forever be...

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Garr, Teri
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Of all the quirky women Terri Garr made a career of playing, the spunky Roberta Lincoln who pairs with "future agent" Gary Seven in  “Assignment: Earth” for Star Trek is one...

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Glass, Ron
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Between his time as dapper Det. Harris on the classic sitcom Barney Miller and beloved Shepherd Book on Firefly, Ron Glass turned up as Loken, one of a beleaguered crew helped by Harry Kim on...

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Goldberg, Whoopi
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Academy Award-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg starred as Guinan in Star Trek: The Next Generation in a recurring guest star role—the first of Star Trek's celebrity fans to win a spot on the...

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Gorshin, Frank
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Frank Gorshin played the Cheronian Commissioner Bele in the morality tale on racism, “Let That Be Your Last Battlefield”—but did you know he was also an incredible celebrity...

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Gotell, Walter
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German-born character actor (1924-1997) who is actually best known for the air of his British upper-crust roles—most notably that of the 1970s-'80s James Bond film nemesis General...

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Graham, Gary
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Star Trek fans know Gary Graham best from his recurring role on Enterprise as Vulcan ambassador Soval, though he also guest-starred on Voyager playing Ocampan spiritual leader Tanis in...

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Grammer, Kelsey
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At the time he was “stunt cast” for a surprise cameo as Captain Morgan Bateson of the time-trapped USS Bozeman in TNG’s “Cause and Effect,” Kelsey Grammer and...

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Grant, Anthony
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Anthony Grant is the Canadian-American actor/writer/director who appeared as the Klingon Comm Officer in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum." His previous film and...

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Greenwood, Bruce
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The versatile and prolific Hollywood veteran Bruce Greenwood becomes the third actor to play Christopher Pike with the alternate reality scenario of the big-screen Star Trek (2009), following on...

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