Trek Untold

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 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 41: Tim Lounibos, Lt. Daniel Kwan on Star Trek TNG

Tim Lounibos, Lt. Daniel Kwan on Star Trek TNG Trekkies may remember Tim as Lt. Daniel Kwan from the season 7 episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” titled “Eye of the Beholder,” but he was also Vin Asunder in the “Star Trek Away Team” video game and has one more surprising Star Trek role that…

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Trek Untold Episode 40: Billy Van Zandt, Rhaandarite Ensign from “Star Trek: The Motion Picture”

Trekkies will remember Billy Van Zandt from one memorable appearance in the Star Trek franchise, but you may know him better for his acclaimed work as a writer and producer for TV & theater, alongside his writing partner Jane Milmore. Born in New Jersey, Billy headed to Hollywood to pursue an acting career inspired by…

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Trek Untold Episode 39: Steve Neill, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Today, we’re speaking with Steve Neill, who is known for his special effects work on “Star Trek: The Motion Picture,” specifically making Leonard Nimoy’s Vulcan ears and the makeup for the Rhaandarites. He also worked on some of the other Trek films, along with the pilot for “Star Trek: The Next Generation” titled “Encounter at…

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Trek Untold Episode 38: Jeff Russo, Composer of “Star Trek: Discovery” and “Star Trek: Picard”

Jeff Russo has gone from rock bands in NYC to composing scores for Hollywood, and Trek fans will know him best for creating the music for “Star Trek: Discovery” and “Star Trek: Picard.” Before he started scoring soundtracks, Jeff was part of the Grammy-nominated band TONIC, whose music you can hear in “Scream 2” and…

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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 36: Duncan Regehr, The Sex-Candle Ghost from “Star Trek TNG” and Shakaar on DS9

In the decorated annals of Star Trek memes, few are as strong and enduring as the sex-candle ghost from the seventh season TNG episode “Sub Rosa.” In this episode, we are honored to have that spirit take physical form, as we speak with the actor who brought Ronin to life, Duncan Regehr. While many fans…

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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 33: Alexander Siddig, Dr. Julian Bashir from Star Trek DS9

Get a taste of some real frontier medicine with the one and only Alexander Siddig, AKA Dr. Julian Bashir from “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”! Alexander is here to promote his newest movie, SKYLINES, the finale of the “Skyline” series where he played General Radford, and he had a lot of fun making this movie….

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