Brent Spiner Overview

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Born: February 02, 1949

Brent Spiner swallowed the same fame pill that Leonard Nimoy took, resulting in worldwide fame as the Star Trek character he portrayed. Nimoy's name faded in the shadows as his character, Spock, became what the public recognized him for the most. Spiner became the loveable android Lt. Commander Data from highly popular The Next Generation series. Born in Houston, Texas, Spiner learned the art of acting from Cecil Pickett. When he went on to teach at the University of Houston, Spiner followed.... See All


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