Michael Dorn

Michael Dorn

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Age
68
Birthday
Dec. 9th, 1952
Born in
Luling, Texas, USA
Height
6' 2 1/2

Michael Dorn's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Show
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine TV Show
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
The Outer Limits (1995) TV Show
The Outer Limits (1995)
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake TV Show
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake
Ben 10 TV Show
Ben 10
Cow and Chicken TV Show
Cow and Chicken
Spider-Man TV Show
Spider-Man
I am Weasel TV Show
I am Weasel
The Fantastic Four TV Show
The Fantastic Four
Adventure Time (CA) TV Show
Adventure Time (CA)
The Zeta Project TV Show
The Zeta Project
Journey's End: The Saga of Star Trek The Next Generation TV Show
Journey's End: The Saga of Star Trek The Next Generation
Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys TV Show
Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys
Wing Commander Academy TV Show
Wing Commander Academy
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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BIOGRAPHY:

Dorn was born in Luling, Texas, the son of Allie Lee (née Nauls) and Fentress Dorn, Jr.[1] He grew up in Pasadena, California. He studied radio and television production at the Pasadena City College. From there he pursued a career in music as a performer with several different rock music bands, travelling to San Francisco and then back to Los Angeles.
Dorn first appeared in Rocky (1976) as Apollo Creed's bodyguard, though he was not credited. He first appeared as a guest on the television show W.E.B. in 1978. The producer was impressed with his work, so he introduced Michael to an agent who introduced him to acting teacher Charles Conrad to study acting for six months. He then landed a regular role on the television series CHiPs.



TRIVIA:
  • Has appeared on-screen in more Star Trek episodes & movies as the same character, than anyone. (_"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv), _"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993)_ (qv) Seasons 4-7, _Star Trek: Generations (1994)_ (qv), _Star Trek: First Contact (1996)_ (qv), _Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)_ (qv), & _Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)_ (qv)).
  • Owns and operates an old Air Force T-33 trainer jet, one of the first jet aircraft in the US inventory; it's often referred to as his "starship."
  • Played the same character, Worf, on _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv) and _"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993)_ (qv) for twelve consecutive years from 1987 to 1999. The only other actor to do this is 'Colm Meaney' (qv).
  • Made a grand total of 282 "Star Trek" appearances. He appeared in 176 of the 178 episodes of _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv), 101 of the 176 episodes of _"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993)_ (qv) _Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)_ (qv), _Star Trek: Generations (1994)_ (qv), _Star Trek: First Contact (1996)_ (qv), _Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)_ (qv) and _Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)_ (qv). He also directed the _"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993)_ (qv) episodes "In the Cards", "Inquisition" and "When it Rains..." and the _"Enterprise" (2001)_ (qv) episode "Two Days and Two Nights".
  • Along with 'Jonathan Frakes' (qv), 'Brent Spiner' (qv), 'Marina Sirtis' (qv), 'Colm Meaney' (qv) and 'Jeffrey Combs' (qv), he is one of only six actors to appear in the finales of two different "Star Trek" series. (_"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv) and _"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993)_ (qv))
  • Along with 'Armin Shimerman' (qv), he is one of only two actors to appear in eleven different seasons of "Star Trek" (_"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv) Seasons One through Seven and _"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993)_ (qv) Seasons Four through Seven.)
  • Provides the voice of the Captain on the icebox.com series, "Starship Regulars".
  • Has stated that his favorite episode of _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv) is "The Drumhead".


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