Brent Spiner Biography, Age, Net worth, actor, comedian, and singer, Movies, Tv Shows, Music and stage

Brent Spiner is an American actor, comedian, and singe best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and four subsequent films. In 1997, he won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Data in Star Trek: First Contact, and was nominated in the same category for portraying Dr. Brackish Okun in Independence Day, a role he reprised in Independence Day: Resurgence. He has also enjoyed a career in the theatre and as a musician.

Brent Spiner Biography

Brent Spiner is an American actor, comedian, and singe best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and four subsequent films. In 1997, he won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Data in Star Trek: First Contact, and was nominated in the same category for portraying Dr. Brackish Okun in Independence Day, a role he reprised in Independence Day: Resurgence. He has also enjoyed a career in the theatre and as a musician.

Brent Spiner

Brent Spiner Age

Brent Spiner was born on February 2, 1949 in Houston, Texas, U.S. He is 70 years old as of 2019.

Brent Spiner Height

Brent Spiner stands at a height of 1.8 m

Brent Spiner Net worth

Brent Spiner has an estimated net worth of $9 million.

Brent Spiner Family

Brent Spiner was born to Sylvia Spiner (mother) and Jack Spiner (father) His family is of jewsh descendant. His father owned a furniture store.

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Brent Spiner Education

Brent Spiner attended Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas. He later attended the University of Houston, where he performed local theater.

Brent Spiner actor, comedian, and singer

Brent Spiner moved to New York City in the early 1970s, where he became stage actor, performing in several Broadway and off-Broadway plays, including The Three Musketeers and Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George. He had a brief nonspeaking role in the film Stardust Memories, credited as “Fan in Lobby”, the one with a Polaroid.

He also appeared as a media technician in “The Advocates”, of second-season episode of the Showtime cable series The Paper Chase. In 1984, he moved to Los Angeles, where he appeared in several pilots and made-for-TV movies. He played a recurring character on Night Court, Bob Wheeler, patriarch of a rural family. In 1986, he played a condemned soul in “Dead Run”, an episode of the short-lived revival of Rod Serling’s series The Twilight Zone on CBS.

He laterly made two appearances in season three episode of (1986) the situation comedy Mama’s Family, was played by two different characters. Spiner’s first and only starring film role was in Rent Control (1984). In the Cheers episode “Never Love a Goalie, Part II”, he played acquitted murder suspect Bill Grand. He also appeared in the Tales of the Darkside episode, “A Case of the Stubborns”, as a preacher. He portrayed Jim Stevens in the made-for-TV movie Manhunt for Claude Dallas.

Brent Spiner Star Trek

In 1987, he started his 15-year run by portraying Lieutenant Commander Data on Star Trek: On The Next Generation, he spanned seven seasons and four feature films. As a main character, where he appeared in all but one of the series’ 178 episodes; he was not in the episode “Family”. He reprised his role in the spin-off films of Star Trek Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). Although he billed as th final Trek movie for the TNG cast, the ambiguous ending of Star Trek: Nemesis suggested a possible avenue for the return of Data.

However, he opined that he was too old to continue playing the part, as Data does not age, whereas Spiner had already aged considerably during the years in which he played the role. In addition to the series and films, he voiced his character in several Star Trek video games, such as Star Trek: Generations, Star Trek: The Next Generation A Final Unity, Star Trek: Hidden Evil, and Star Trek: Bridge Commander. After appearing in several episodes as Arik Soong, the ancestor of Data’s creator, Dr. Noonien Soong, Spiner also recorded dialogue as Data that was heard in the final episode of Star Trek: Enterprise, “These Are the Voyages…”, which aired in 2005, bringing the Star Trek TV franchise Spiner had helped establish 18 years earlier to a close.

Brent Spiner Music and stage

In 1991,Brent Spiner recorded an album of 1940s pop standards entitled Ol’ Yellow Eyes Is Back, the title of which was a play on the yellow contact lenses Spiner wore as Data, and the title of a Frank Sinatra record, Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back. In 1997, he returned to Broadway, playing John Adams in the Roundabout Theater Company revival of the musical 1776. The production was nominated for a Tony Award. A cast recording was released of the revival production.

Brent Spiner After Star Trek

He has appeared in most television series Deadly Games, The Blacklist, Dream On, Frasier, Friends, Gargoyles, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Mad About You and The Outer Limits. In the series The Big Bang Theory and Joey, he appeared as himself. He has acted in the movies The Aviator, Dude, Where’s My Car?, I Am Sam, Independence Day, Independence Day: Resurgence, The Master of Disguise, Out to Sea, Phenomenon, The Ponder Heart and South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut. His television-movie appearances during this period include the 2000 musical Geppetto and the role of Dorothy Dandridge’s manager and confidant, Earl Mills, in the HBO production Introducing Dorothy Dandridge.

In 2004, he returned to Star Trek when he appeared as Dr. Arik Soong, is an ancestor of Data’s creator Dr. Noonien Soong, whom he also played, in a three-episode story arc of Star Trek: Enterprise: “Borderland”, “Cold Station 12”, and “The Augments”. He briefly reprised the role of Data series, providing a voice-only cameo in the Enterprise finale “These Are the Voyages…”. Spiner guest-starred in Friends as a man who interviews Rachel for Gucci, and later cameoed as himself in the Friends spin-off Joey.

In 2005, he appeared in a short-lived science-fiction television series of Threshold, which was canceled in November that year after 13 episodes. In 2006, he appeared in a feature film comedy, Material Girls, with Hilary and Haylie Duff. During the 10th season of the situation comedy Frasier, in the episode “Lilith Needs a Favor”, he made two brief cameos as a fellow airline passenger with Frasier Crane’s ex-wife, Lilith Sternin. In March 2008, he performed alongside Maude Maggart in a radio show/musical, Dreamland, which was released as a CD album.

In 2008, he played with Dr. Strom in the feature film parody Superhero Movie. In February 2009, he played William Quint in “The Juror 6 Job”, has an episode of the drama series Leverage directed by his Next Generation co-star Jonathan Frakes. That same year, he voiced himself in the Family Guy episode “Not All Dogs Go to Heaven”. In 2010, Spiner and his other fellow of Star Trek: had The Next Generation star LeVar Burton appeared on TWiT.tv’s coverage of the Consumer Electronics Show. In April 2011, Spiner began starring in Fresh Hell, a comic webseries in which he plays a version of himself, attempting to put his career back together after falling out of the limelight.

He also appeared as Dr. Kern in the September 12, 2011, episode of the Syfy channel program Alphas entitled “Blind Spot”. In October 2011, he appeared as himself in the episode “The Russian Rocket Reaction” of The Big Bang Theory.  The day after his guest appearance, it was announced that he would guest-star in the Young Justice episode “Revelation”, providing the voice of the Joker. He has also guest-starred on the Syfy program Warehouse 13 as Brother Adrian in the third and fourth seasons. In episode seven of season four, the character Pete Lattimer jokingly describes another obsessively tidy character in this episode as “Commander Data”. His web site is at therealbrentspiner.com. He selected that domain name because someone else bought the domain name brentspiner.com before he could do so, and he was not amenable to paying the price the owners demanded for it, which Spiner called “inflated”

Brent Spiner Simpsons

The Simpsons’ may not be the attention-grabbing powerhouse it once was (except when they make epic ‘Game of Thrones’-syle couch gags), but they’re never lacking for a bit of classic nerd fan-service. Former ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ star Brent Spiner announced months ago via his Twitter that he’d be lending his voice to an upcoming episode of ‘The Simpsons,’ playing appropriately enough, a robot, but today we get to see the first images from forthcoming March 18 ‘Simpsons’ episode “Them, Robot.”

According to the official synopsis from FOX, ‘Them Robot” features Mr. Burns replacing all of Springfield Power Plant’s employees with robots (voiced by Spiner), but deciding to keep Homer as the sole human worker. With the other workers’ unemployment, Springfield becomes a dismal and humorless place until Homer’s machine-programmed co-workers turn on the community and the plant’s former real-life employees are forced to come to the rescue. He had previously lent his voice (along with the entire ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ cast) to ‘Family Guy’ episode “Not All Dogs Go to Heaven” but “Them, Robot” marks the first time the former Data appears on ‘The Simpsons’.

FOX’s favorite yellow family has hosted a number of other ‘Star Trek’ alum in past years, including Leonard Nimoy, George Takei, and Spiner’s ‘Next Generation’ co-stars Patrick Stewart and Colm Meaney. The first image from “Them, Robot” is above, but don’t forget to scroll down and check out the second below, as Spiner’s minions unleash Mr. Burns’ very own hounds on him and Homer! “Them, Robot” airs Sunday, March18 at 8:00 p.m. on FOX, check it out and let us know what ‘Simpsons’ parodies and guest stars you’d like to see in the comments below!

Brent Spiner Movies

Year

Title

Role

2016

The Midnight Man

Ezekiel

2016

Independence Day: Resurgence

Dr. Brackish Okun

2010

Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey

Coach Mackey

2008

Superhero Movie

Dr. Strom

2006

Material Girls

Tommy Katzenbach

2004

The Aviator

Robert Gross

2002

The Master of Disguise

Devlin Bowman

2002

Star Trek Nemesis

Lt. Commander Data/B-4

2001

I Am Sam

Shoe Salesman

2000

Dude, Where’s My Car?

Pierre

1999

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

Conan O’Brien

1998

Star Trek Insurrection

Lt. Commander Data

1997

Out to Sea

Gil Godwyn

1996

Phenomenon

Dr. Rob Niedorf

1996

Independence Day

Dr. Brackish Okun

1996

Star Trek First Contact

Lt. Commander Data

1995

Kingfish: A Story of Huey Long

N/A

1995

Pie in the Sky

Upscale Guy

1994

Corrina, Corrina

Brent Witherspoon

1994

Star Trek Generations

Lt. Commander Data

1989

Miss Firecracker

Preacher Mann

1987

Family Sins

Ken McMahon

1986

Sunday in the Park with George

Franz/Dennis

1986

Sylvan in Paradise

Clinton C. Waddle

1986

Manhunt for Claude Dall

Jim Stevens

1985

Crime of Innocence

Hinnerman

1982

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains

Corinne Burns’s Boss

1981

Rent Control

Leonard Junger

1980

Stardust Memories

Fan in lobby

1970

My Sweet Charlie

Local

Brent Spiner Tv Shows

Year

Title

Role

2017 Justice League Action Edward Nygma / The Riddler (voice)
2016–present Outcast Sidney
2016 The Blacklist The Architect
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! The Sandman
2015–2016 Blunt Talk Phil
2014 Ray Donovan Therapist
2014 Star Wars Rebels Gall Trayvis (voice)
2014 Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Silver Surfer (voice)
2013 Robot Chicken Dr. Noonien Soong, Gondola Jack, Medic (voice)
2013 Wendell & Vinnie Himself
2012 The Simpsons Robots (voice)
2012 The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Purple Man (voice)
2012 Warehouse 13 Brother Adrian
2011 The Guild Himself
2011 Alphas Dr. Kern
2011 The Big Bang Theory Himself
2011 Young Justice The Joker (voice)
2011 Fresh Hell Brent Spiner
2010–2013 Generator Rex Dr. Gabriel Rylander (voice)
2009 Leverage William Quint
2009 Family Guy Himself (voice)
2005 Joey Himself
2005–2006 Threshold Dr. Nigel Fenway
2004 Jack Vernon
2004 Friends James Campbell
2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Graham Barnes
2004–2005 Star Trek: Enterprise Dr. Arik Soong/Lt. Commander Data
2003 Frasier Albert
2003 An Unexpected Love Brad
2001 A Girl Thing Bob
2001 The Ponder Heart Dorris Grabney
2000 Geppetto Stromboli
1999 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Earl Parks
1996 Dream On Dr. Strongwater
1996 The Outer Limits Professor Trent Davis
1995 Mad About You Bob, The Dog Agent
1995 Deadly Games Danny Schlecht
1995–1996 Gargoyles Puck
1991 Crazy from the Heart N/A
1988 Reading Rainbow Himself
1987 Cheers Bill Grand
1987 Sledge Hammer! Soldier
1987–1994 Star Trek: The Next Generation Lt. Commander Data/Lore/Dr. Noonien Soong
1986 The New Twilight Zone The Draft Dodger
1986 American Playhouse Dennis/Franz
1986 Hunter Willie Vaughn
1986–1987 Mama’s Family Billy Bob Conroy
1985 Robert Kennedy and His Times Allard Lowenstein
1985 Hill Street Blues Larry Stein
1985–1987 Night Court Bob Wheeler
1984 The Paper Chase Student in Reeve’s Class
1984 Tales from the Darkside Reverend Peabody
1984 One Life to Live Ralph Harley
1981 Ryan’s Hope The Doctor Examining Kim
1979 Family Fred
1978 The Dain Curse Tom Fink
Unknown Hubble’s telescope Narrator

Brent Spiner Singing

Brent Spiner Instagram

Brent Spiner Youtube Interview

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