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Trek Untold Episode 63: Walter Koenig, Ensign Pavel Chekov from “Star Trek”

Walter Koenig, Ensign Pavel Chekov from “Star Trek” In the past, I’ve always said how excited I was to chat with an actor who appeared on the original Star Trek. But, this time around, it’s not just any actor, but a key part of the bridge crew! Walter Koenig was Ensign Pavel Chekov, who appeared…

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Trek Untold Episode 57: Meet Star Trek’s Original Gorn, Stuntman Bobby Clark!

When people think of Star Trek aliens that don’t look human, chances are the first thought that pops into their head is the Gorn. This verdant bruiser left an indelible mark on Trekkies since he debuted and remains a signature part of the series to this day. In this episode of Trek Untold, we chat…

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Trek Untold Episode 43: Marc Okrand, creator of the Klingon & Vulcan Languages

Without today’s guest, the universe of Star Trek would sound very different. Marc Okrand is the man behind Klingon, Vulcan, Kelpien, and languages for other shows & films.  Before his time on Trek, Marc earned a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in indigenous languages of the west coast of America, and…

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Trek Untold Episode 32: Ben Robinson, Star Trek Book Author & Head of Hero Collector

If you collect anything from Star Trek, chances are you have at least one of those Hero Collector diecast starships somewhere in it. Today, we’re speaking with the man responsible for that line, Ben Robinson. Ben is the head of Hero Collector, a division of Eaglemoss, and has been the man behind their Star Trek,…

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Trek Untold Episode 26: Phil Morris Talks Star Trek TOS, DS9, VOY & More

Phil Morris is another of those actors whose face you’ve seen many times (200 to be exact) but whose name you may not have known until today. His father is the famous Greg Morris from the original “Mission: Impossible” show, and we spoke with his sister Iona Morris a few months back on this show,…

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Trek Untold Episode 21: Star Trek Historian Marc Cushman

The true history of the original Star Trek is one that has only really been unraveled in the last 20 years, and that is predominantly thanks to today’s guest, Marc Cushman. Marc is the author of “These Are The Voyages”, six books that chronicle the history of the original Star Trek series with the most…

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Trek Untold Episode 13: Garth Pillsbury

At 82 years old, today’s guest on “Trek Untold” proves that age is just a number as long as you keep learning and growing. A classically trained actor, Garth Pillsbury, appeared in two episodes of the original Star Trek series, “Mirror, Mirror” and “The Cloud Minders.” Beyond Trek, Pillsbury went on to appear in cult…

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Trek Untold Episode 11: Carl Held

It’s always a special day when we have the opportunity to chat with an actor from the original Star Trek series, especially one with a resume like today’s guest. Carl Held appeared in the first season episode “The Return of The Archons” as Lt. Lindstrom, a character with a decent amount of screen time, but…

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