Okuda, Denise

Caption: Denise Okuda

Star Trek: The Original Series

Episode: TOS 001 - Cage, The

Denise Okuda served as video/computer playback supervisor and graphic artist for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise, as well as for several Star Trek movies made during that period. Her other credits include pilots for Threshold, Star Patrol!, and The Osiris Chronicles. She cowrote the catalog for the Christie’s auction of Star Trek costumes and props in 2006, has been a consultant for Star Trek museum exhibitions in Long Beach and Phoenix, and has done promotional work for 20th-Century Fox's cult classic, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the Eighth Dimension
Drawing on her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, Denise has served as a medical consultant to the writing staff of Star Trek. She is an ardent fan of the National Football League and has been honored with the Spectrum Award, presented by the Cal State Los Angeles Eagle Con.
Along with her husband, Michael, Denise has served as a consultant for the remastered version of Star Trek: The Next Generation and has been a producer for visual effects for the remastered version of the original Star Trek series. They have done voice and text commentaries for numerous CBS and Paramount Star Trek DVDs and Blu-ray releases, and even did a comedic in-universe text commentary for the Blu-ray release of Galaxy Quest.  They wrote the Star Trek Encyclopedia, the Star Trek Chronology: The History of the Future, and they also served as creative consultants on Buckaroo Banzai: Ancient Secrets & New Mysteries
Denise is a member of the Art Directors Guild and wishes she could live in Yosemite National Park.  She actually lives happily in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and their dogs, Amber Joy and Scooter T. Rocketboy.


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