Category: Celebrity

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....

Remembering Leonard Nimoy On His Birthday

Leonard Nimoy, who passed away in February of 2015 after a battle with COPD, would have turned 85 years old today. Nimoy, best known for his role as Spock, the half-human, half-Vulcan science officer on Star Trek: The Original Series, was an actor, director, photographer, poet, musician and...

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, Nichelle Nichols!

On her 83rd 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...