August 17, 2012 4:22 AM | By Tom Phillips
Star Trek actors: where are they now?

Michael Dorn



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Star Trek actor Michael Dorn turns sixty on Sunday. To celebrate his birthday, we look back to see what became of him and other stars who boldly went where no actors had gone before...

Then: Dorn played Lieutenant Worf, the stern Klingon Starfleet officer, who appeared in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and in subsequent films.

Where is he now? Dorn'€™s voice has actually grown deeper from years of playing the booming Worf, so since departing the Star Trek universe his most prominent work has been voice-overs for videogames and cartoons, including Family Guy, I Am Weasel and Kim Possible. On screen, Dorn's been limited to cameo appearances in shows such as Without a Trace, Heroes and several made-for-TV films. However, it's been rumoured that he's developing a new spin-off sci-fi TV series about his Klingon character, that would see him reprise his most famous role.

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Dec 9, 2012 2:51AM
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How has Patrick Stewart not aged a single day? GIVE ME YOUR SECRETS!
Dec 9, 2012 12:51AM
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and let's not forget data(brent spiner), and of course beverly crusher, will's mom on the series.
Dec 9, 2012 8:29AM
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It's about time that something came out of the Startrek series.  Since the show was killed off by those who lack Gene Roddenberry's vision and believe it to be done.  The show was about more then the invention ideas spun off from the show it was about holding ourselves to a higher ideal and admiration of the characters in the show.  Kudo's to Dorn and wishes him much success.
Dec 9, 2012 2:45PM
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Jeri Ryan will always be my fave for the most sexy Star Trekker ever! She not only looked good, but pulled the series along with her character. As 7 of 9, you could almost envision her as a captain of a new box office movie.Here's someone Micheal Dorn should pair up in his Klingon stories.
Dec 9, 2012 11:55AM
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and lets not forget that Rodenberry started a social revolution-----

the crew comprised of a black female, a japanese officer and a russian officer on the bridge of the enterprise. Plus that famous kiss when Shatner kisses Nicols onscreen, a first in televison and done at the time of the civil rights movement.

Rodenberry, far ahead of his time.

And many of the gadgets on Star Trek would inspire those to create them in real life including the cell phone, the modern day hospital bed with monitors, work towards developing new energy sources and warp drive and transporter technology.

Oh and for you in the US-------Captain Kirk was from Montreal, not Iowa!! lol

Dec 9, 2012 12:47PM
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I think Jeri Ryan's character as 7 of 9 was the equivolent of a female Spock.  It rocked. Why the shows people did not understand the importance of 7  to the Star Trek franchise is a mystery to me.  She empowered women and was drawing a new audience to become Trekies.  Somewhere along the line this was poorly managed and some very poor executive decisions were made.  I trust those people have since been fired. 
Dec 9, 2012 8:30AM
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Where is the rest of the "Voyager'  Crew ??  That series seems to get No Respect !!  No Movie ANd Now Almost Completely Fogotten on this Blog !!!
Dec 9, 2012 8:22AM
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When is :Star TRek:Voyager Going to do a Movie ????
Dec 9, 2012 8:52AM
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they did not include bones, because he is dead...we know where he is now
Dec 9, 2012 3:35AM
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Just for George Peters, Bones not Bomes played by De Forest Kelly died from stomach cancer June 11th 1999 he was
79 years old. 
Dec 9, 2012 1:47PM
Dec 9, 2012 7:51AM
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Michael Dorn also played Beckett's therapist in " Castle " for a few episodes.
Dec 9, 2012 6:40PM
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Cool.  I would love to see Michael Dor further his Klingonn character.  He ( and the Writer's ) did a fantasic job of bringing the Klingon culture into light, and making them lovable characters,
Dec 9, 2012 1:58AM
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a beautiful smile who lights up a room!  Cheers Nichols

Dec 9, 2012 12:48AM
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where the hell is bomes(deforrest kelly)? you can speak star trek without him. this is a ripoff to all his fans.
Dec 9, 2012 5:56AM
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I just want to know, how in the grey hell you can include Will Wheaton, but not Deforest Kelley.  Sorry, but you should be whipped repeatedly, if not just fired for your incompetence with trying to cater to Star Trek fans.  The funny thing is, I'm more of a Star Wars fan, but I'm still enough of  a Star Trek fan to know you DO NOT include someone like Will Wheaton, and exclude someone like Deforest Kelley.  
Dec 9, 2012 11:25PM
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Takei's career took off after being a semi-regular on the Howard Stern Show.
Dec 9, 2012 11:16PM
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How time flies! Wonderful actors and actresses aged gracefully.
Dec 9, 2012 9:43PM
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you know, aside from the obvious, Michael Dorn looks a h-ll of a lot like Patrick Stewart in this pic
Dec 9, 2012 8:49PM
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MSN Entertainment  left out WAY TOO MANY of the other supprting Cast members in each of the StarTrek series & where they are now & what they're doing these days .....HEY MSN Entertainment do a BETTER JOB OF IT OR DON"T FDO IT AT ALL! ! ! or do a  follow of the supporting cast members too
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