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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, 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, 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 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...

Celebrating Gene Roddenberry’s 90th Birthday

Today we celebrate Eugene “Gene” Wesley Roddenberry, also affectionately known as “The Great Bird of the Galaxy”, who would have turned 90 years old on this day. Born August 19, 1921, Roddenberry was a writer, producer, humanist, father, husband, visionary and most famously, the creative mind and force...