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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 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 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 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 44: Dey Young, Actress from Star Trek TNG, DS9 & Enterprise

Trek fans will remember Dey Young best from her roles as Hannah Bates in the TNG episode “Masterpiece Society,” Arissa from the DS9 episode “A Simple Investigation,” and Keyla from ENT in “Two Days and Two Nights.” Dey tells us stories about working with Levar Burton, Rene Auberjonois, and Scott Bakula, what it’s like to…

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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 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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