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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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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 18: Star Trek TOS Composer Gerald Fried + Angelique & Steven Fawcette from “Unbelievable!!!!!

 For the first time on TREK UNTOLD, we are joined by three guests! Up first, we speak with Angelique & Steven Fawcette, the creative team behind the new sci-fi parody movie and Star Trek homage, “Unbelievable!!!!!” which features over 40 actors from five different Star Trek series, along with Michael Madsen, Robert Davi, and Snoop…

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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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