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Happy Birthday, Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy, one of Star Trek’s most memorable actors, turned 81 years old today, and no, he is not 129 like his most famous personage, Spock, the half-human, half-Vulcan science officer from Star Trek: The Original Series for which Mr. Nimoy is famous. Aside from his well-known portrayal...

Happy Birthday, William Shatner

Today, William Shatner, the actor who played the legendary Captain James Tiberius Kirk in Star Trek: The Original Series and seven Star Trek motion pictures, turned 81 years old. This Montreal-born actor started his career as a Shakespearean stage performer in Stratford, Canada and on Broadway in New...

Celebrating Gene Roddenberry’s 90th Birthday

Today we celebrate Eugene “Gene” Wesley Roddenberry, also affectionately known as “The Great Bird of the Galaxy”, who would have turned 90 years old on this day. Born August 19, 1921, Roddenberry was a writer, producer, humanist, father, husband, visionary and most famously, the creative mind and force...

Happy Birthday, Michael Okuda

Today we’d like to wish a happy birthday to Star Trek graphic designer Michael Okuda. Okuda, who began his work on Star Trek with The Voyage Home in 1986, where he designed the computer displays on the Enterprise-A. Okuda is best known for creating “Okudagrams,” the famous LCARS...