Spiner, Brent 1949–
SPINER, Brent 1949–
Full name, Brent Jay Spiner; born February 2, 1949, in Houston, TX; son of Jack (a furniture store owner) and Sylvia (a corporate vice president) Spiner; married Loree McBride; children: Jackson. Education: Attended University of Houston.
Addresses: Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.
Awards, Honors: Saturn Award, best supporting actor, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror & Fantasy Films, 1997, for Star Trek: First Contact; Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actor, 2000, for Introducing Dorothy Dandridge.
Fan in lobby, Stardust Memories, 1980.
Leonard Junger, Rent Control, Group S, 1981.
(Uncredited) Corinne Burns' boss, Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains, 1981.
Preacher Mann, Miss Firecracker (also known as Miss Firecracker Contest), Corsair/Rank Film Distributors, 1989.
(Uncredited) Talk show guest, Shocker (also known as Shocker: No More Mr. Nice Guy), 1989.
Brent Witherspoon, Corrina, Corrina, New Line Cinema, 1994.
Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: Generations (also known as Star Trek 7), Paramount, 1994.
Dr. Brakish Okun, Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1996.
Dr. Bob Niedorf, Phenomenon, Buena Vista Distribution Company, 1996.
Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: First Contact (also known as Star Trek 8), Paramount, 1996.
Upscale guy, Pie in the Sky, 1996.
Gil Godwyn, Out to Sea, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1997.
Data and himself, Trekkies, Paramount, 1997.
Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: Insurrection (also known as Star Trek 9), Paramount, 1998.
Voice of Conan O'Brien, South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (animated), Paramount, 1999.
(Uncredited) Pierre, Dude, Where's My Car?, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2000.
Shoe salesman, I Am Sam, New Line Cinema, 2001.
Dating Service, 2001.
Devlin Bowman, The Master of Disguise, Columbia, 2002.
Lieutenant Commander Data/B–4, Star Trek: Nemesis, Paramount, 2002.
Identity Crisis: The Making of a Master, 2003.
Robert Gross, The Aviator, Miramax, 2004.
Television Appearances; Series:
Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1987–1994.
Voice of Puck, Gargoyles, syndicated, 1994–1996.
Danny Schlecht, Deadly Games, 1995.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Preacher, "A Case of the Stubborns," Tales from the Darkside, 1984.
Larry Stein, "The Life and Times of Dominic Florio, Jr.," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1985.
Bob Wheeler, "Wheels of Justice: Parts 1 & 2," Night Court, NBC, 1985.
Vaughn, "The Contract," Hunter, NBC, 1986.
Bob Wheeler, "Hurricane: Parts 1 & 2," Night Court, NBC, 1986.
Billy Bob Conroy, "Farewell, Frannie," Mama's Family, 1986.
Billy Bob Conroy, "Fangs A Lot, Mama," Mama's Family, 1986.
Draft dodger, "Dead Run," The Twilight Zone, 1986.
Bob Wheeler, "Her Honour: Parts 1 & 2," Night Court, NBC, 1987.
Bill Grand, "Never Love a Goalie: Part 2," Cheers, NBC, 1987.
Lore, "Datalore," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1988.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1989.
Lore/Dr. Noonian Soong, "Brothers," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1990.
Computer system repair man, "Spirit of 76th and Park," Dream On, HBO, 1990.
Dr. Noonian Soong, "Birthright: Part 1," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1993.
Lore, "Descent: Parts 1 & 2," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1993.
Bob, the dog agent, "Just My Dog," Mad about You, NBC, 1995.
Gottschalk Late Night, 1995.
Professor Davis, "The Deprogrammers," The Outer Limits, 1996.
"Patrick Stewart," The Best of British, 1998.
Richard and Judy, Channel 4, 2002.
Albert, "Lilith Needs a Favor," Frasier, NBC, 2003.
James Campbell, "The One with Princess Consuela," Friends, NBC, 2004.
Graham Barnes, "Shrink–Wrapped," Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2004.
Arik Soong, "Borderland," Star Trek: Enterprise (also known as Enterprise), UPN, 2004.
Arik Soong, "CS–12," Star Trek: Enterprise (also known as Enterprise), UPN, 2004.
Arik Soong, Star Trek: Enterprise (also known as Enterprise), UPN, 2004.
Also appeared as Data in The Noser Show and The Secrets of the Away Zone (documentary).
Television Appearances; Movies:
(Uncredited) My Sweet Charlie, 1970.
Hinnerman, Crime of Innocence, NBC, 1985.
Jim Stevens, Manhunt for Claude Dallas, CBS, 1986.
Ken McMahon, Family Sins, CBS, 1987.
Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: The Next Generation—Encounter at Farpoint, 1987.
(Uncredited) Buck Hanshaw, Crazy from the Heart, 1991.
Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: The Next Generation—All Good Things, 1994.
(Uncredited) Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long, 1995.
Earl Mills, Introducing Dorothy Danridge, HBO, 1999.
Stromboli, Geppetto, ABC, 2000.
Ask Me No Questions, 2001.
Dorris Grabney, "The Ponder Heart," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 2001.
Brad, An Unexpected Love (also known as This Much I Know), 2003.
Vernon, Jack, Showtime, 2003.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Tom Fink, Dashiell Hammett's The Dain Curse, CBS, 1978.
Allard Lowenstein, Robert Kennedy and His Times, CBS, 1985.
Bob, A Girl Thing, Showtime, 2001.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Franz and Dennis, "Sunday in the Park with George," Broadway on Showtime, Showtime, 1986, then American Playhouse, PBS, 1986.
Data, Comic Relief VI, 1994.
Journey's End: The Saga of Star Trek–The Next Generation, 1994.
Harry Anderson: The Tricks of His Trade, CBS, 1996.
My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs, PBS, 2001.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Clinton C. Waddle, Sylvan in Paradise, NBC, 1986.
Brentwood Carter, What's Alan Watching? (also known as Outrageous), CBS, 1989.
Hank, A History of the American Film, ANTA Theatre, New York City, 1978.
Luke, Leave It to Beaver Is Dead, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1979.
AA, Emigres, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Attic Theatre, Brooklyn, NY, 1979.
Older son, Table Settings, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1980.
Konstantin Treplev, The Sea Gull, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, 1980.
Many roles, No End of Blame, Manhattan Theatre Club, Stage 73, New York City, 1981.
Electrician, Marvelous Gray, Lion Theatre, New York City, 1982.
John, The Philanthropist, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1983.
The Cherry Orchard, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1983.
Franz, Sunday in the Park with George, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1983, then as Franz and Dennis, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1984.
Aramis, The Three Musketeers, New York City, 1984.
The Duke, Big River, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1985.
John Adams, 1776, 1997.
Hubert, Life (x) 3, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 2003.
Also appeared in Every Good Boy Deserves Favor.
Ol' Yellow Eyes Is Back (Data from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" Sings), Bay Cities, 1991.
Voice of Operations Manager Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: The Next Generation—A Final Unity, 1995.
Voice of Milo, Chronomaster, 1995.
Voice of Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: Generations, 1997.
Voice of Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: Hidden Evil, Activision, 1999.
Voice of Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion, 1999.
Voice of Lieutenant Commander Data, Star Trek: Away Team, Activision, 2001.
Voice of all characters, The Gird.
Star Trek: Nemesis, Paramount, 2002.
People Weekly, June 8, 1992, pp. 53–56.
STAR TREK: The Magazine, October, 1999, pp. 14–20.
TV Guide, December 7, 2002, pp. 36–39.
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