Category: Birthdays

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...

Happy Birthday, Kate Mulgrew

On Sunday, Kate Mulgrew, who played Captain Kathryn Janeway in the Star Trek: Voyager series, celebrated her 57th birthday. While Mulgrew may be best known for her role as Star Trek‘s first female captain, her career spans outside of just the science-fiction genre. She is also known for...

Happy Birthday, Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy, one of Star Trek’s most memorable actors, turned 81 years old today, and no, he is not 129 like his most famous personage, Spock, the half-human, half-Vulcan science officer from Star Trek: The Original Series for which Mr. Nimoy is famous. Aside from his well-known portrayal...

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 81 years old. This Montreal-born actor started his career as a Shakespearean stage performer in Stratford, Canada and on Broadway in New...

Happy Birthday, Michael Okuda

Today we’d like to wish a happy birthday to Star Trek graphic designer Michael Okuda. Okuda, who began his work on Star Trek with The Voyage Home in 1986, where he designed the computer displays on the Enterprise-A. Okuda is best known for creating “Okudagrams,” the famous LCARS...