Category: Celebrity

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...

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...

Idris Elba Talks STAR TREK BEYOND

Idris Elba, who is set to play the main villain in STAR TREK BEYOND, recently discussed his familiarity with the Star Trek franchise and his career going forward. “Almost everyone was a Trekkie, really, weren’t they?” Elba asked, during an interview with TV3. “I wouldn’t say I was...