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Encyclopedia > Amanda Grayson

Amanda Grayson is a fictional character in the Star Trek universe. She is the human mother of Mr. Spock. A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... The Enterprise boldly going where no man had gone before. ... Mr. ...

Little is known about Amanda. She appeared in only one episode of Star Trek: The Original Series ("Journey to Babel") and two movies (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and briefly in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier). Her surname isn't even mentioned either in "Journey to Babel" or in the movies, even though it was given to her in an early draft of the screenplay of "Journey to Babel". She is first mentioned as Amanda Grayson in the animated series episode "Yesteryear", which doesn't count as canon; therefore, her surname, Grayson, is not considered official canon, either. However, she is a very popular character and appears in many Star Trek novels and fan fiction stories, and to date her accepted last name has not been contradicted by any film or TV episode. The starship Enterprise as it appeared on Star Trek Star Trek is a culturally significant science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry in the 1960s. ... Journey to Babel is an episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. ... Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Paramount Pictures, 1986; see also 1986 in film) is the fourth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (Paramount Pictures, 1989; see also 1989 in film) is the fifth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... Star Trek: The Animated Series is an animated science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. ... In the context of fiction, the canon of a fictional universe comprises those novels, stories, films, etc. ... Fan fiction (also spelled fanfiction and commonly abbreviated to fanfic) is fiction written by people who enjoy a film, novel, television show or other media work, using the characters and situations developed in it and developing new plots in which to use these characters. ...

In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Spock makes a comment he attributes to one of his ancestors. It is a quote from Sherlock Holmes, which implies that Amanda is one of his descendants. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (Paramount Pictures, 1991; see also 1991 in film) is the sixth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th century, created by British author and physician Arthur Conan Doyle. ...

According to the most accepted Star Trek chronology, Amanda Grayson was born in 2202 in Seattle, Washington. She met Ambassador Sarek, a member of a prominent Vulcan family in 2223. They married in the same year and she moved to Vulcan with her husband. This was Sarek's second marriage. Although it wasn't mentioned in the series, their marriage is usually considered to be the first marriage between two species. Spock is the first Vulcan-Human hybrid. The below is an abridged timeline of events established in the group of television shows and feature films set in the fictional Star Trek universe. ... Seattle skyline City nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington State County King Mayor Greg Nickels Area  - Land  - Water 369. ... Sarek is a Vulcan character in the fictional Star Trek universe. ... Vulcans are a humanoid species in the fictional Star Trek universe who reside on the planet Vulcan and are noted for their attempt to live by reason and logic. ... In biology, hybrid has three meanings. ...

In "Journey To Babel" and The Voyage Home, Amanda was played by Jane Wyatt. Another actress, Cynthia Blaise, played Amanda in the flashback scene of The Final Frontier, and Majel Barrett was the voice of Amanda in the animated series, but the role of Amanda is almost always associated with Jane Wyatt. Jane Waddington Wyatt (born August 12, 1911 in Campgaw, New Jersey) is an American actress. ... Majel Barret Majel Barrett-Roddenberry (born Majel Lee Hudec on February 23, 1932 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American actress and widow of television director/producer/writer Gene Roddenberry. ...

At some point between The Voyage Home and the Star Trek:The Next Generation episode Sarek Amanda had died. Sarek eventually married Perrin. The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ...

External links

  • The Amanda Grayson Tribute Page (http://www20.brinkster.com/starrysky/amanda/) -- a fanpage with pictures, dedicated to the character Amanda Grayson and actress Jane Wyatt
  • IMDB page of Jane Wyatt (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0943553/)

  Results from FactBites:
Amanda Grayson - Memory Alpha - A Wikia wiki (382 words)
Amanda Grayson was the human mother of Spock and wife of Vulcan Ambassador Sarek.
Amanda was originally a teacher, who met Sarek when he was an ambassador to Earth.
In the book Spock: Crucible The Fire and the Rose, Amanda Grayson's death is established similarly to her death in the alternate timeline in TAS:Yesteryear.
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