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Trek Untold Episode 58: Marco Rodriguez, Captain Paul Rice & Glinn Telle from Star Trek TNG

Marco Rodriguez is a veteran actor with over 130 credits to his name, and two of those roles were on “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”  Marco first appeared on TNG in the first season episode “The Arsenal of Freedom” as a holographic version of Captain Paul Rice, where he shared the screen with Jonathan Frakes,…

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Trek Untold Episode 56: Kitty Swink talks Star Trek DS9 and her Cancer Survivor Story

Many Trekkies know Kitty Swink from her two Star Trek DS9 appearances and for being the wife of Armin Shimerman, AKA Quark! However, Kitty has a story and career that go much deeper than her time in Trek, and today we get to dive into that tale. Kitty played Bajoran Minister Rozahn in “Sanctuary” and…

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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 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 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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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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