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Trek Untold Episode 42: Susan Diol, Danara Pel on “Star Trek: Voyager”

Susan Diol, Danara Pel on “Star Trek: Voyager”  Susan Diol’s acting career spans dozens of TV shows and theatrical works. Still, Trekkies know her best as Dr. Danara Pel from two episodes of “Star Trek: Voyager” titled “Lifesigns” and “Resolutions.” Before her time on Voyager, she appeared on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” in “Silicon…

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Trek Untold Episode 37: Dennis Madalone, Stunt Coordinator Star Trek TNG, DS9 & VOY

Stunts make the show, and on this episode, we dive deep into the world of action for Star Trek. We are joined by Dennis Madalone, the stunt coordinator for “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Deep Space Nine” and “Voyager.” Dennis first appeared in Star Trek 6 as a Klingon and eventually got a chance to…

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Trek Untold Episode 34: Best of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” Guests from 2020

In this episode of “Trek Untold,” we take a trip back in time, but not too far back so we don’t get in trouble with any temporal agents. We’re revisiting some stories from past guests this year who appeared in “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, including our episodes with Ursaline Bryant, Spencer Garrett, Erick Avari,…

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Trek Untold Episode 22: Alex Datcher, Ensign Tait on Star Trek TNG

The lower decks crew aboard a starship rarely get the recognition they deserve, so today, we get to chat with a Starfleet member whose quick thinking saved the entire Enterprise. Alex Datcher played Ensign Tait on the season 7 opener “Descent Part 2” in “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and it was a dream come…

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Trek Untold Episode 17: Dana Sparks

Dana Sparks has accomplished a lot in Hollywood and has an extensive resume to prove it. Fans of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” will remember Dana from her appearances in the episode “Contagion” as Ensign Williams. We discuss her memories of the TNG set, wearing the uniform, interacting with Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, and Wil…

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Trek Untold Episode 14: Juliana Donald

Today’s guest is only one degree of separation away from Patrick Stewart, and Kermit the Frog! Juliana Donald got her start in Hollywood with a major role in “The Muppets Take Manhattan” and followed it up with appearances in many other shows and films en route to appearing three times in the Star Trek universe….

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Trek Untold Episode 10: Tracee Lee Cocco

You may not immediately know the name Tracee Lee Cocco, but once you see her face in a Starfleet uniform, you’ll find her popping up again and again. Tracee appeared in over a hundred episodes of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” as Lt. Jae, and reprised her role for three of the four TNG movies….

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Trek Untold Episode 8: Spencer Garrett

 When we talk about character actors, we are talking about the working backbone of the TV & film industry. Today, we are joined by the highly prolific Spencer Garrett, who holds over 200 acting credits to his name on a resume that continues to grow each day. One of Spencer’s first roles was actually his…

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Trek Untold Episode 2: Ursaline Bryant

Ursaline Bryant played Captain Tryla Scott in TNG, a character who was the fastest officer promoted to captain in Starfleet history. You may remember her from the controversial season one episode, “Conspiracy,” which is also one of the oddest entries in the entire Trek series. Ursaline chats with us about her work before and after…

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