|Also Known As:||M. Leigh Hudec, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry|
|Works:||Star Trek, Earth: Final Conflict, Andromeda|
|Official Website(s):||IMDB page|
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Majel Barrett (aka Majel Barrett-Roddenberry) was the only actor to appear in every Star Trek series to date . Several of her characters, as well as the actor herself, are beloved by fans. She was married to Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry.
In addition to being the ubiquitous computer voice in several of the series, she played Christine Chapel in the original series and Lwaxana Troi in The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine. She also voiced characters in the animated series and appeared in the the original unaired pilot ("The Cage") as Number One, the Enterprise's first officer. Footage of her appearance in the pilot was incorporated into the two-parter, "The Menagerie".
Majel Barrett died in December 2008. Her final contribution to "Star Trek" was a computer voice cameo in the 2009 motion picture by Bad Robot.
First Lady of Star Trek memorial portrait by Gamin Davis (2008)
Links and Resources
- Majel Barrett at Wikipedia
- Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, Memory Alpha (2009)
- Majel B. Roddenberry, wife of 'Star Trek' creator, dies, LA Times, December 19, 2008