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For the oboist, see John de Lancie (oboist)
John de Lancie

Born March 20, 1948 (1948-03-20) (age 59)
Flag of the United States Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John de Lancie (born March 20, 1948) is an American character actor. He is known for his recurring role as "Q" on the various Star Trek series, and as Frank Simmons in Stargate SG-1. John de Lancie was the principal oboist of the Philadelphia Orchestra for many years. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 399 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (533 × 800 pixel, file size: 69 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): John de Lancie Metadata This file... is the 79th day of the year (80th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... is the 79th day of the year (80th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A character actor is an actor, especially in motion pictures, who predominantly performs in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... This article is about the entire Star Trek franchise. ... Colonel Frank Simmons USAF is a fictional character in the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. ... Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is a science fiction television series, part of the Stargate franchise. ...


He is married to actress-singer Marnie Mosiman, and they have two sons, Keegan and Owen. Marnie Mosiman (born in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American actress-singer who is also the wife of actor John de Lancie and mother to Keegan de Lancie and Owen de Lancie. ... Keegan de Lancie as q in Star Trek: Voyager John Keegan de Lancie (born 31 October 1984 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor and son of actor John de Lancie and Marnie Mosiman. ...

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Acting career

Television

He has appeared in numerous television shows including; Hill Street Blues, The West Wing, Sports Night, Judging Amy, The Closer, Legend, LA Law, Picket Fences, Civil Wars, The Practice, Charmed, Battlestar Galactica (1978), Emergency!, and Touched by an Angel. De Lancie played Eugene Bradford on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1982 to 1986. He also starred in a first season episode of MacGyver, "The Escape", where he played a gunrunner. Hill Street Blues was a serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. ... This article is about a TV show. ... This article is about the American television series. ... Judging Amy is an American television drama that aired from September 19, 1999 until May 3, 2005 on CBS. The show stars Amy Brenneman of NYPD Blue and Tyne Daly of Cagney & Lacey. ... The Closer is an American television police drama series. ... For other uses, see Legend (disambiguation). ... L.A. Law (1986 - 1994) was one of the most popular television shows of the 1980s and 1990s. ... Picket Fences is a 60-minute drama which initially ran from September 18, 1992 to June 26, 1996 on the CBS television network in the United States. ... ... The Practice was an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston, Massachusetts law firm. ... For other uses, see Charm. ... This article is about all the media that use the name Battlestar Galactica. ... Emergency! was a popular crime drama/medical television series that was produced by Mark VII Limited (Jack Webbs company) and distributed by Universal Studios. ... This section contains a list of trivia items. ... This article is about the television network. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... Days of our Lives is an American soap opera, which has aired nearly every weekday since November 8, 1965[2] on the NBC network in the United States, and has since been syndicated to many countries around the world. ... MacGyver is an American adventure television series, produced in Canada, about a laid-back, extremely resourceful secret agent, played by Richard Dean Anderson. ...


Star Trek

John de Lancie as Q in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

De Lancie is best known as guest star on both the first and last episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation as the iconic all-powerful "Q". Along with Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Armin Shimerman, Michael Ansara and Richard Poe, he is one of only six actors to play the same character on three different Star Trek series. He played Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (Season 1, Episode 7) and Star Trek: Voyager. De Lancie's son, Keegan de Lancie, appeared with his father as Q's son in Star Trek: Voyager's seventh season episode, "Q2". His other son, Owen de Lancie, appeared in "Star Trek World Tour" (1998). Image File history File links Image from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode Q-Less. ... Image File history File links Image from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode Q-Less. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Jonathan Frakes (born August 19, 1952) is an American actor and director best known for his portrayal of Commander William T. Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and David Xanatos on Disneys Gargoyles. ... Marina Sirtis (born March 29, 1955[1]) is a British actress who is most noted for playing the half-human half-Betazoid Counselor Deanna Troi on the television and film series Star Trek: The Next Generation. ... Armin Shimerman (born November 5, 1949) is an American actor. ... Michael Ansara (born April 15, 1922) is a stage, screen and voice actor. ... Richard Poe (born January 25, 1946 in Portola, California, USA) is an American actor. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ... Keegan de Lancie as q in Star Trek: Voyager John Keegan de Lancie (born 31 October 1984 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor and son of actor John de Lancie and Marnie Mosiman. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ...


Subsequent television roles

De Lancie co-starred in Star Trek writer Michael Piller's short-lived creation Legend as eccentric scientist Janos Bartok. He had a recurring role as NID Colonel Frank Simmons on Stargate SG-1. He has also appeared as Beka Valentine's Uncle Sid in Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda, as pollster Al Kiefer on The West Wing, and as an Elder on Charmed. Michael Piller (born May 30, 1948) is an American television and cinema screenwriter. ... Legend was a science fiction Western television show that ran on UPN from April 18, 1995 until August 22, 1995, with one final re-airing of the pilot on July 3, 1996. ... The NID (or National Intelligence Division) is a shadowy intelligence agency in the television series Stargate SG-1. ... Colonel Frank Simmons USAF is a fictional character in the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. ... Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is a science fiction television series, part of the Stargate franchise. ... Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American scriptwriter and producer. ... Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda is an American science fiction television series, based on unused material by Gene Roddenberry developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced posthumously by his widow, Majel Roddenberry. ... “The West Wing” redirects here. ... The Elder Ramus shown levitating in an orb enduced meditation In the WB television show Charmed, the Elders are a fictional group of people who oversee good magic. ... For other uses, see Charm. ...


He voiced the villain Sinestro on the "The Green Loontern" episode of Duck Dodgers. Sinestro is a fictional character, an alien supervillain in the DC Comics Universe. ... The Green Lantern Corps has 7200 soldiers, two per sector (previously 3600, one per sector). ... Duck Dodgers was an American animated television series based on the classic cartoon short Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century produced by Warner Bros. ...


Films

His film credits include, The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, The Fisher King, Bad Influence, The Onion Field, Taking Care of Business, Fearless, Multiplicity, Women on Top, Nicolas, Good Advice, Patient 14, The Big Time, Teenius, Pathology, and Reign Over Me. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is a 1992 thriller starring Rebecca De Mornay as a vengeful nanny out to destroy a naïve woman and steal her family. ... The Fisher King is a comedy-drama film made in 1991, written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam. ... Bad Influence is a 1990 American film starring Rob Lowe and James Spader. ... The Onion Field is a 1973 nonfiction book by Joseph Wambaugh, a sergeant for the Los Angeles Police Department, regarding the kidnapping of two plainclothes LAPD officers by a pair of criminals during a traffic stop, and the subsequent murder of LAPD Officer Ian James Campbell. ... Taking Care of Business was a film made in 1990 starring James Belushi, Charles Grodin, Anne De Salvo, Loryn Locklin, Stephen Elliott, Hector Elizondo, Veronica Hamel, Mako and Gates McFadden. ... Fearless is a 1993 film directed by Peter Weir and written by Rafael Yglesias from his novel of the same name. ... Multiplicity is a 1996 film starring Michael Keaton and Andie MacDowell. ... A comedy starring Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards. ... The Big Time (1957) is a short science fiction novel (or, arguably, novellette) by Fritz Leiber. ... Pathology is an upcoming film directed by Marc Schoelermann. ... This article is about the 2007 film. ...


Selected filmography

Year Title Role Other notes
2007 Teenius Principal Senseman
Reign Over Me Nigel Pennington
2002 The Big Time
2001 Good Advice Ted
Nicolas Dr. Fisher
2000 Woman on Top Alex Reeves
1996 Multiplicity Ted
1993 Fearless Jeff Gordon
1992 The Hand that Rocks the Cradle Dr. Victor Mott
1991 The Fisher King TV executive
1990 Bad Influence Howard
1979 The Onion Field LAPD Lieutenant #2

2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and several film franchises which premiered or had installments released in 2004, which appear again this year: Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, Ocean... This article is about the 2007 film. ... The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. ... The Big Time (1957) is a short science fiction novel (or, arguably, novellette) by Fritz Leiber. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... A comedy starring Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... The Woman on top position, also called the reverse missionary, amazon, or cowgirl, is a type of sex position. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... Multiplicity is a 1996 film starring Michael Keaton and Andie MacDowell. ... The year 1993 in film involved many significant films. ... Fearless is a 1993 film directed by Peter Weir and written by Rafael Yglesias from his novel of the same name. ... The year 1992 in film involved many significant films. ... The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is a 1992 thriller starring Rebecca De Mornay as a vengeful nanny out to destroy a naïve woman and steal her family. ... The year 1991 in film involved many significant films. ... The Fisher King is a comedy-drama film made in 1991, written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam. ... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... Bad Influence is a 1990 American film starring Rob Lowe and James Spader. ... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... The Onion Field is a 1973 nonfiction book by Joseph Wambaugh, a sergeant for the Los Angeles Police Department, regarding the kidnapping of two plainclothes LAPD officers by a pair of criminals during a traffic stop, and the subsequent murder of LAPD Officer Ian James Campbell. ...

Stage career

He has been a member of The American Shakespeare Festival, The Seattle Repertory Company, South Coast Repertory, The Mark Taper Forum and the Old Globe where he recently performed Arthur Miller's "Resurrection Blues". South Coast Repertory South Coast Repertory (SCR) is a professional theatre company located in Costa Mesa, California. ... Resurrection Blues (2002) is Arthur Millers penultimate play. ...


De Lancie has performed and directed for Los Angeles Theater Works, the producing arm of KCRW-FM and National Public Radio, where the series, "The Play's the Thing", originates. He recently returned from a national tour of the "Scopes Monkey Trial". KCRW (89. ... NPR redirects here. ...


Audio dramas

De Lancie was co-owner, with Leonard Nimoy, of "Alien Voices," a production company devoted to the radio-style dramatization of classic science fiction. Mr. DeLancie produced, co-wrote and directed audio dramatizations of: "The Time Machine", "Journey to the Center of the Earth", "The Lost World", "The Invisible Man", and "The First Men in the Moon"; as well as three television specials for the Sci-Fi Channel. Leonard Simon Nimoy (born March 26, 1931) is an American actor, film director, poet, musician and photographer. ... The Time Machine is a novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1895, later made into two films of the same title. ... For other uses, see Journey to the Center of the Earth (disambiguation). ... The Lost World is a 1912 novel by Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau (native name is Tepuyes) in South America (Venezuela) where prehistoric animals (dinosaurs and other extinct creatures) still survive. ... For other uses, see The Invisible Man (disambiguation). ... The First Men in the Moon is a 1901 science fiction novel by the British author H. G. Wells. ... SCI FI (originally The Sci-Fi Channel, sometimes rendered SCI FI Channel when part of a longer phrase) is an American cable television channel, launched on September 24, 1992, specializing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal programming. ...


Video games

De Lancie provided the voice of the character Antonio Malochio in the PC game Interstate '76, and as the angel Trias in the video game Planescape: Torment. He also played "Q" in the PC Video Game "StarTrek Borg" It has been suggested that Groove Champion be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the supernatural being. ... Planescape: Torment is a computer role-playing game (CRPG) that takes place in the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Planescape setting. ...


Music career

John de Lancie's father, of the same name, was principal oboist of the Philadelphia Orchestra for many years. He died in May 2002. The Philadelphia Orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the Big Five symphony orchestras in the United States and usually considered among the finest in the world. ...


In the world of music, de Lancie has performed as narrator with a number of major orchestras including: Kurt Masur, Sir Colin Davis and the New York Philharmonic; Esa Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic; Charles Dutoit and the Philadelphia Orchestra and The Montreal Symphony. His repertoire includes: "Peer Gynt", "King David", "The Bourgeois Gentleman", "The Lincoln Portrait", "St. Joan", "Midsummer Night's Dream", "Oedipus Rex", "Young People's Guide to the Orchestra", "The Soldier's Tale", "The Nightingale" and, of course, "Peter and the Wolf."


De Lancie was the host of the Los Angeles Philharmonic "Symphonies for Youth" for four years where he helped conceptualize student concerts, "Don't Educate — Stimulate". In addition, he's written and directed ten Symphonic Plays: these ninety-minute programs are fully staged productions with orchestra; titles include "Romeo and Juliet", "Midsummer Night's Dream (Korngold score), "Bourgeois Gentleman" and "The Abduction from the Seraglio". They were produced with the Milwaukee, St. Paul Chamber, Ravinia, Los Angeles, and Pasadena Orchestras.


De Lancie makes frequent appearances with the Pasadena Symphony, which holds concerts of orchestrated music in the Fall and the Spring. In Spring 2004, he gave pre-concert lectures where the symphony is held in Pasadena, California at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. For the song titled Orchestra, see The Servant (band). ... Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ...


He was also the writer/director/host of “First Nights”, an adult concert series at Disney Hall with the LA Philharmonic which explored the life and music of Stravinsky, Beethoven, Mahler, Schumann, and Prokofiev. These were fully integrated, fully staged productions. John de Lancie has performed and directed for L.A. Theater Works, the producing arm of KCRW-FM and National Public Radio, where the series, “The Plays the Thing”, originates. He recently returned from a national tour of the Scopes Monkey Trial. He was co-owner, with Leonard Nimoy, of Alien Voices; a production company devoted to the dramatization of classic science fiction. Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky () (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a composer of modern classical music. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770 – March 26, 1827) was a German composer of Classical music, the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. ... Mahler refers to: Alma Maria Mahler-Werfel, or Alma Maria Schindler-Mahler Anna Mahler Arthur Mahler, Austrian archeologist Bruce Mahler, actor David Mahler, composer Eduard Mahler, Austrian astronomer; born in Hungary Gustav Mahler, Bohemian-Austrian composer and conductor Halfdan T. Mahler, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) from... Schumann is the name of several notable people: Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856), German composer (husband of composer Clara Schumann) Clara Wieck Schumann (1819 - 1896), German pianist and composer, (wife of composer Robert Schumann) Georg Schumann (1886 - 1945), German Communist and resistance fighter against the Nazis Georg Schumann (1866 - 1952), German... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Серге́й Серге́евич Проко́фьев) (April 271, 1891 – March 5, 1953) was one of the Soviet Unions greatest composers. ... Production company refers to a company responsible for the development and physical production of performing arts, film, radio or a television program. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ...


In 2006 De Lancie made his opera directoral debut with The Atlanta Opera performing Puccini's "Tosca" on May 18 to May 21. Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) was an Italian composer whose operas, including La bohème, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly, are among the most frequently performed in the standard repertoire. ... For other uses, see Tosca (disambiguation). ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


In September 2007, De Lancie provided dramatic narration to the Cleveland Orchestra's performance of Peer Gynt. [1] Peer Gynt (IPA: ) is a play by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. ...


Writing career

John de Lancie co-wrote the Star Trek novel I, Q with Peter David. He also co-wrote the novel Soldier of Light with Tom Cool. Cover art of the novel I, Q. I, Q is a 2000 novel by John de Lancie and Peter David, set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fictional universe. ... Peter Allen David (often abbreviated PAD) (born September 23, 1956) is an American writer, best known for his work in comic books and Star Trek novels. ...


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John de Lancie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (844 words)
De Lancie was born to Andrea and John de Lancie, Sr.
John de Lancie's father, of the same name, was principal oboist of the Philadelphia Orchestra for many years.
De Lancie was also the writer/director/host of "First Nights," an adult concert series at Disney Hall with the LA Philharmonic which explored the life and music of Stravinsky, Beethoven, Mahler, Schumann, and Prokofiev.
Dragon*Con Biography: [John de Lancie] (894 words)
At 14, de Lancie played the part of Henry the Fifth in the school play; to everyone's astonishment (including his own) he was good.
John de Lancie then went on to Kent State University where he immersed himself in the drama program and, yes, he was there during the "Troubles." After Kent came the Juilliard Drama School, and after Juilliard de Lancie joined the American Shakespeare Festival at Stratford.
John's television acceptance speech has become a classic and it is still aired on highlight reels fifteen years later as he thanks, "in order of importance," those elements instrumental to his success: "props, cue cards and the lunch truck."
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