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September, 1966
Nimoy, Leonard
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Born and raised in Boston, Leonard Nimoy started acting as a boy, but moved to Los Angeles at age 18 to give it a go on a professional level. He worked his way up from small roles in the likes of...

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December, 1967
Tribble
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Origin: unspecified. A small animal characteristically soft, furry, and pleasing to most humanoids (with the exception of Klingons). Tribbles give off a soft purring sound that is...

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December, 1991
Qo'noS
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Native name for the Klingon homeworld, a planet of the star Klingon and the site of the Imperial Empire's capital First City. It is sometimes standardized as "Kronos." It includes a lone huge...

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May, 2005
Weller, Peter
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Peter Weller played John Frederick Paxton, leader of the xenophobic Terra Prime terrorist group, in Enterprise Season 4's "Demons" and "Terra Prime" episodes. That link came...

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December, 2008
Abrams, J.J.
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J.J. Abrams was in the midst of postproduction on Mission: Impossible III when Paramount Pictures approached him to produce a new Star Trek film. Although Abrams knew that his friends Roberto Orci...

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Chambliss, Scott
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When it came to doing a renovation on the Enterprise, J.J. Abrams and his design team knew that they would have to walk a very fine line, one that would allow them to exercise their own...

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Chekov (Kelvin), Pavel Andreievich
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(Played by Anton Yelchin) Ensign Pavel Chekov is the navigator for the Enterprise, although he seems to know so much about the operations of the ship (including the ship’s transporters)...

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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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Giacchino, Michael
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Michael Giacchino nominated for an Academy Award® for his score to the animated blockbuster Ratatouille, which went on to win the Oscar® for Best Animated Film.  He made his feature...

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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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Kaplan, Michael
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Although he designed the costumes for the futuristic classic Blade Runner—for which he won a British Academy of Film and Television Award in 1982—designer Michael Kaplan is not exactly...

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Kirk (Kelvin), James T.
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(Played by Chris Pine)Starfleet's legendary captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise was the person most changed in the alternate universe created by the Narada's time incursion into 2233. When...

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Kurtzman, Alex
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The characters of Kirk and Spock are among the most instantly recognizable fictional characters created in the past 50 years. If the Star Trek reboot -- which kicked off with Star Trek (2009) was...

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Lindelof, Damon
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Damon Lindelof is one of Hollywood’s most-respected – and busiest – writer/producers. He co-produced Star Trek (2009) and has co-written and is co-producing the Star Trek...

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McCoy (Kelvin), Leonard "Bones"
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(Played by Karl Urban) In the alternate timeline caused by Nero and his Narada crew's incursion, McCoy apparently enlisted in Starfleet around the same time as Kirk; he shows up on the shuttle...

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Orci, Roberto
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The characters of Kirk and Spock are among the most instantly recognizable fictional characters created in the past 50 years. If the Star Trek reboot was going to work, it would require writers...

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Pegg, Simon
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Simon Pegg, who played Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in the "alternate reality" timeline of Star Trek that premiered in 2009, as well as in Star Trek Into Darkness and now Star Trek Beyond, which he...

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Pike, Captain Christopher (AR)
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(Played by Bruce Greenwood) In the alternate timeline caused by Nero’s temporal jump from 2389 back to 2233, the evolution of starship design has been changed— and thus the...

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Pine, Chris
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Chris Pine -- Star Trek's current Captain Kirk -- has emerged as one of Hollywood’s most-exciting young talents, with multiple projects on the way and a resume that's as extensive as he is...

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Quinto, Zachary
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Zachary Quinto, who has played the alternate-reality version of Spock in 2009's Star Trek film, Star Trek Into Darkness and now Star Trek Beyond, first came to wide public attention thanks to his...

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Roy, Deep
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Nairobi, Kenya native Muhinda Purba uses the stage name “Deep Roy” in an ever-growing resume of unique film and genre roles since 1976, including that of the diminuitive alien...

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Saldana, Zoe
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Zoe Saldana built her reputation as a versatile and respected actress by choosing roles that she feels passionately about, as was evident by her portrayal of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek (2009) and...

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Scott (Kelvin), Montgomery "Scotty"
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(Played by Simon Pegg)Even in the alternate reality created in 2233, Montgomery "Scotty" Scott had still matured into a brilliant young engineer by 2258—so much so that he'd brazenly...

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Spock (Kelvin)
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(Played by Zachary Quinto)Spock of Vulcan was already three years old at the time Romulan marauder Nero was thrown into the past and created an alternate reality, later causing the destruction of...

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Sulu (Kelvin), Hikaru
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(Played by John Cho) Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu is the acting helmsman for the newly commissioned Starship Enterprise. Reportedly an excellent pilot, Sulu was awarded the position at the last minute,...

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Uhura (Kelvin), Nyota
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(Played by Zoe Saldana) Smart, sassy and an expert in xenolinguistics, the study of alien languages, morphology, phonology, and syntax. Kirk interprets this to mean that Uhura has “a...

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Urban, Karl
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Prior to portraying Bones McCoy in 2009's alternate-reality Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness and now Star Trek Beyond, Karl Urban was perhaps best known for his dynamic turn as Rohan...

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Yelchin, Anton
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The late Anton Yelchin -- who played Chekov in Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness and Star Trek Beyond -- was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, to Irina Korina and Viktor...

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May, 2013
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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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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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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Marcus (Kelvin), Dr. Carol
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A Starfleet science officer and daughter of Admiral Alexander Marcus. Dr. Marcus joined the U.S.S. Enterprise crew in 2259 in its search for traitor, John Harrison. She holds a doctorate in...

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Marcus (Kelvin), Admiral Alexander
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As the head of Starfleet in the 23rd century, Admiral Alexander Marcus used a 20th century genetically enhanced human, Khan, to prepare for war against the Klingon Empire. Admiral Marcus was the...

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Singh (Kelvin), Khan Noonien
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Khan was a genetically-engineered Human Augments of the late-20th century Eugenics Wars period on Earth who was later frozen in cryogenic sleep due to his aggressive traits.In the 23rd century,...

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Star Trek Into Darkness Synopsis
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In the wake of a shocking act of terror from within their own organization, the crew of The Enterprise is called back home to Earth.  In defiance of regulations and with a personal score to...

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September, 2017
Page, Neville
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Neville Page is one of the few behind-the-scenes talents who has made the leap from the recent Star Trek features to Star Trek: Discovery. Page is a master creature and concept designer who plied...

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