Trek Untold

Trek Untold Episode 54: John Fleck, Silik on “Star Trek: Enterprise” & Other Aliens on TNG, DS9 and VOY

John Fleck has the distinction of being one of the few performers to have roles in every series from the second wave of Trek shows. He was the Romulan Taibak in Star Trek TNG “The Mind’s Eye”, a Cardassian overseer in DS9 “The Homecoming”, as well as Ornithar from “The Search” and another Romulan named…

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Trek Untold Episode 53: Gates McFadden, Dr. Beverly Crusher from Star Trek TNG

You know her best as Dr. Beverly Crusher from Star Trek TNG, and she’s now the host of a brand new podcast from the Nacelle Company. Get ready to hear from Gates McFadden, and learn the secrets about her upcoming show, where she will be chatting with many of her former Trek cast members, including…

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Trek Untold Episode 52: Ron Canada talks Star Trek TNG, DS9, and VOY

Ron Canada went from Harlem to the Delta Quadrant in the span of his over four-decade-long career on stage and screen, starting in NYC in theater and not long after in Hollywood with over 200 appearances in the many facets of his performing resume. Trekkies may remember Ron best as Martin Benbeck in the Star…

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Trek Untold Episode 51: Harvey Jason, Felix Leech from “The Big Goodbye” on Star Trek TNG

One of the best episodes from the first season of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” was “The Big Goodbye.” This was the series first intensive look into the holodecks, and it gave us an unforgettable film noir story that featured today’s guest, Harvey Jason. Mr. Jason played Felix Leech; a Peter Lorre-inspired character who, along…

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Trek Untold Episode 50: Jonathan Frakes talks Star Trek TNG & Directing

Trek Untold celebrates its 50th episode and nearly a full year of shows, a big milestone for this podcast! What better way to celebrate this first anniversary than by talking with another Number One. This week, Jonathan Frakes joins the show to tell some stories about playing William Riker in all seven seasons of “Star…

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Trek Untold Episode 49: Paul R. Coyle, Writer on Star Trek TNG, DS9 & VOY

Paul Robert Coyle has a storied past when it comes to writing television, pun intended. He has worked on and contributed to scripts for “Simon & Simo,” “Barnaby Jones,” “CHiPs,” “Superboy,” and more, but most listeners today would know him best for his work on several Star Trek episodes and his time on “Hercules” and…

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Trek Untold Episode 48: Jessica Gaona, Young B’Elanna Torres from “Star Trek: Voyager”

Jessica Gaona began acting at a very young age. She enjoyed two appearances in “Star Trek: Voyager: and other shows before taking a break from being behind the camera to find a new path in life. Her first appearance was as an alien extra in the season six episode “Memorial,” but Trekkies may remember her…

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Trek Untold Episode 47: Ian Lake, Tolor from “Star Trek: Discovery”

Ian Lake appeared in two episodes of the third season of “Star Trek: Discovery” as Tolor, an Orion who runs a salvage yard for his aunt Osyraa of the Emerald Chain. He appeared first in “Scavengers” and again in “The Sanctuary.”  Ian talks about the highly secretive audition process for DISCO, the makeup transformation process…

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Trek Untold Episode 46: Tom Morga, Star Trek Stuntman from 1979-2005

Stunt performers are some of the most fascinating people in Hollywood to listen to, and our guest on this episode is no exception to the rule. Tom Morga first appeared in 1979 as a double for Leonard Nimoy in “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” and worked in nearly all of the TOS movies. From there,…

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Trek Untold Episode 45: John Putch, Mendon & Mordock from Star Trek TNG & Reporter from “Generations”

The Benzites are one of my favorite aliens in Star Trek, and on this episode of “Trek Untold”, we speak with the man behind the makeup of the very first one ever seen onscreen, John Putch. Putch was in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” twice, first as Mordock in the first season episode “Coming of…

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