Source: StarTrek.com Michael Piller, best known to television viewers around the world as the executive producer/co-creator of more than 500 hours of Star Trek, lost his long battle with an aggressive form of head & neck cancer on Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at 4:51 AM at his home in Los Angeles. He was 57. He […]
Veteran actor George Takei, best known as Mr. Sulu on the classic TV series Star Trek, comes out of the closet in the new issue of Frontiers. Or rather, as he tells editor Alexander Cho, “it’s not really coming out, which suggests opening a door and stepping through.” [Read more…]
Source: Trek Today Actor, singer and songwriter Hamilton Camp, who appeared in both Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager, died last Sunday from a heart attack. Camp was 71.
Source: Star Trek.com Fans and actors of the various STAR TREK series and movies are joining forces for the relief effort in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Chase Masterson (The Fandom.com) is heading up the fund raising effort. Contributions and monies obtained through giving and eBay auctions will be donated to Habitat For […]
Founder of Trek to the Troops Chris Mulrooney, has been called up with the rest of his military unit to give protection, aid and comfort to the Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita victims. Chris, a member of the 1404th Transportation Company out of the State of Arizona has already served his country in the Iraq […]
Source: Trek Fans United Forum Written by: Uncle Sam Fans of Scott Bakula and Star Trek: Enterprise are collecting funds for charity in honor of Scott Bakula’s (Captain Jonathan Archer) birthday, October 9, 2005.
Source: MSNBC News LOS ANGELES – Robert Wise, who won four Oscars as producer and director of the classic 1960s musicals “West Side Story” and “The Sound of Music,” has died. He was 91. Wise died Wednesday of heart failure after falling ill and being rushed to the University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Center, […]
George Takei (Captain Sulu) of Star Trek fame gets onboard for the Katrina victims relief effort. [Read more…]
Source: Star Trek.com Herb J. Wright, creator of the Ferengi, and one of the early pioneers with Gene Roddenberry in the launching of STAR TREK: The Next Generation, died in his sleep of natural causes on August 24th. He was only 58. Herb’s collaborations with Gene Roddenberry go back 32 years when Gene was working […]
Source: Yahoo News Michael Sheard, who played Adm. Ozzel in “The Empire Strikes Back” and Adolf Hitler five times, including in “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” died Wednesday at the age of 65, his agent said. Sheard, who had been suffering from cancer, died at his home on the Isle of Wight off the […]
Written by: S.K. Sloan There is one name that always immediately comes to my mind whenever anyone mentions that 60’s classic movie “To Kill A Mockingbird,” and it is Brock Peters. I remember going to the theater in 1962 to see it. I was 13 years old and sat there mesmerized by Peters’ performance. I […]
Written by: S.K. Sloan Did you know that all but one of the original cast of “Star Trek” have been honored with a star on Hollywood Blvd’s ‘Walk of Fame?’ Walter Koenig, who has starred as Chekov during the entire TOS series run on TV and Movies is the final and remaining cast member not […]