Weller, Peter

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 via Enterprise executive producer Manny Coto, who had earlier cast him as the lead in his short-lived Showtime sci-fi series Odyssey 5. Weller is also set to star in J.J. Abrams' second Star Trek feature, due out in 2013. A 1947 native of Stevens Point, Wisc., Weller is best-known to genre for playing the title roles in RoboCop and cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, where its fans in the Star Trek art department worked in references as in-jokes into in on-screen but small-print graphics for years.

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