Category: Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Kate Mulgrew!

Happy 61st birthday to Kate Mulgrew, best known to Star Trek fans for her role as “Captain Kathryn Janeway” on Star Trek: Voyager. From 1995 to 2001, the Iowa-native portrayed the tough, confident captain of the U.S.S. Voyager as the crew made their decades-long trip home to Earth....

William Shatner Turns 85

Today, William Shatner, the actor who played the legendary Captain James Tiberius Kirk in Star Trek: The Original Series and seven Star Trek motion pictures, turns 85 years old. Star Trek’s William Shatner Turns 85 The Montreal-born actor started his career as a Shakespearean stage performer in Stratford,...

Happy Birthday, Jonathan Frakes

Happy birthday to Jonathan Frakes, who celebrates his 63rd birthday today. Frakes, of course, is best known for his role of Commander William T. Riker in “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” He spent seven seasons playing the beloved Riker, who we see go from a brash, bold young...

Happy Birthday, William Shatner!

Today, William Shatner, the actor who played the legendary Captain James Tiberius Kirk in Star Trek: The Original Series and seven Star Trek motion pictures, turned 84 years old. The Montreal-born actor started his career as a Shakespearean stage performer in Stratford, Canada and on Broadway in New...

Happy Birthday, Nichelle Nichols!

On her 82nd birthday, we at TrekNews.net would like to wish Star Trek: The Original Series star Nichelle Nichols a very happy birthday. Born in Robbins, Illinois on December 28, 1932, singer, dancer, actress, and writer, Nichelle Nichols starred in all three seasons of TOS along with six...

Happy Birthday, Leonard Nimoy!

Leonard Nimoy, one of Star Trek’s most memorable actors, turns 83 years old today. Nimoy is best known for his role as Spock, the half-human, half-Vulcan science officer on Star Trek: The Original Series. Aside from his well-known portrayal of Captain Kirk’s Number One, he has been involved...

Happy Birthday, William Shatner!

Today, William Shatner, the actor who played the legendary Captain James Tiberius Kirk in Star Trek: The Original Series and seven Star Trek motion pictures, turned 83 years old. The Montreal-born actor started his career as a Shakespearean stage performer in Stratford, Canada and on Broadway in New...

Happy Birthday, Patrick Stewart

Happy 73rd birthday to Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Patrick Stewart, who was born on July 13th 1940 in West Riding of Yorkshire, England and has become a favorite of all Trekkie generations. His theater, television and film work, as well as his dedication to charity make him...

Happy Birthday, Leonard Nimoy!

Leonard Nimoy, one of Star Trek’s most memorable actors, turns 82 years old today. Nimoy is best known for his role as Spock, the half-human, half-Vulcan science officer on Star Trek: The Original Series. Aside from his well-known portrayal of Captain Kirk’s Number One, he has been involved...

Happy Birthday, William Shatner!

Today, William Shatner, the actor who played the legendary Captain James Tiberius Kirk in Star Trek: The Original Series and seven Star Trek motion pictures, turned 82 years old. This Montreal-born actor started his career as a Shakespearean stage performer in Stratford, Canada and on Broadway in New...

Happy 80th Birthday, Nichelle Nichols

On her 80th birthday, we at TrekNews.net would like to wish Star Trek: The Original Series star Nichelle Nichols a very happy birthday. Born in Robbins, Illinois on December 28, 1932, singer, dancer, actress, and writer, Nichelle Nichols starred in all three seasons of TOS along with six...