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Majel Barrett-Roddenberry (born Majel Lee Hudec on February 23, 1932 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American actress, producer, and widow of television director/producer/writer Gene Roddenberry. ImageMetadata File history File links Majel_Barrett. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Majel_Barrett. ... Lwaxana Troi, Daughter of the Fifth House, Holder of the Sacred Chalice of Rixx, Heir to the Holy Rings of Betazed is a fictional character in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area    - City 550. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Gene Roddenberry Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American scriptwriter and producer. ...


As a result of both her marriage to Gene Roddenberry (Star Trek's creator) and the fact that she has been in every Star Trek series, she is sometimes referred to as "the First Lady of Star Trek." She married Roddenberry on August 6, 1969 in Japan. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

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Before Star Trek

Barrett attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. She came to Hollywood in the 1950s. She worked at the Desilu Studios on several TV shows, including Bonanza, The Untouchables, The Lucy Show, and The Lieutenant. She received training in comedy from Lucille Ball. In 1960 she played Gwen Rutherford on Leave it to Beaver. She was also briefly seen in the film Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter at the beginning in an ad parody. The University of Miami (also known as UM or just The U) is a private university founded in 1925 with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... The City Beautiful Location of Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Desilu Productions was a company jointly owned by American actors Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. ... The Bonanza logo was superimposed upon a map of a wild west frontier area. ... The Untouchables is the name of a television series that ran from 1959 to 1963 on the American Broadcasting Company. ... Lucille Ball in still from a 1966 episode of The Lucy Show The Lucy Show was Lucille Balls follow up show to I Love Lucy. ... Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American actress, comedian and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy, a four time Emmy Award winner (awarded 1953, 1956, 1967, 1968) and charter member of the Television Hall of Fame. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... This article is about the television series. ... Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter is an original comedy play that opened on Broadway October 13, 1955 starring Orson Bean, Martin Gabel, Jayne Mansfield and Walter Matthau. ...


On Star Trek

Majel Barrett played several onscreen roles in the various incarnations of Star Trek, the popular science fiction television series: The current Star Trek franchise logo Star Trek is an epic American science fiction franchise. ... 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. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ...

  • (According to the book Inside Star Trek: The Real Story by Herbert Solow and Bob Justman, Barrett was cast as Number One because she was romantically involved with Roddenberry at the time. Solow and Justman claim the network was furious that Roddenberry would attempt to put an unknown actress in such a prominent role simply because she was his girlfriend, and allege that Roddenberry later claimed that the network told him to remove her because they did not want a woman to be in such a high position of authority.)

As a result of her providing the computer voice in the Enterprise episode "In a Mirror, Darkly", Barrett became the first and only actor to participate in all five Star Trek TV series, as well as in both the TOS and TNG film series. The current Star Trek franchise logo Star Trek is an epic American science fiction franchise. ... The Cage is the original pilot episode of the original Star Trek science fiction series and resulting franchise. ... The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701), a Constitution class starship In the fictional universe of Star Trek, the USS Enterprise, NCC-1701 was a Constitution class ship that is theorized to have been commissioned in 2245, though this has yet to be acknowledged in canon. ... Number One, in The Cage, the original pilot episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek, was the un-named intellectual, problem-solving second-in-command serving under Captain Christopher Pike. ... Herbert Solow could be Herbert Solow (journalist) Herbert F. Solow, television producer/writer Category: ... Robert H. Justman Robert H. Justman (born 1926) has worked in Hollywood as a producer, director, production manager, assistant director, and production assistant since the early 1950s. ... Christine Chapel is a fictional character in the Star Trek universe, played by Majel Barrett, the wife of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. ... 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. ... Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Paramount Pictures, 1979; see also 1979 in film) is the first feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series and is released on Friday, December 7. ... 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: The Animated Series is an animated science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. ... In the fictional Star Trek universe, Betazoids are a sentient humanoid species from the planet Betazed, a member of the United Federation of Planets. ... Lwaxana Troi, Daughter of the Fifth House, Holder of the Sacred Chalice of Rixx, Heir to the Holy Rings of Betazed is a fictional character in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. ... 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. ... 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. ... The starship Enterprise (NX-01) Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. ... In a Mirror, Darkly is a two-part episode of Star Trek: Enterprise. ...


After Star Trek

After Roddenberry's death, Barrett took material from his archives to bring two of his ideas into production. She was Executive Producer of Earth: Final Conflict, and later Andromeda. Earth: Final Conflict is a science fiction television series posthumously created by Gene Roddenberry. ... Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda is a science fiction television series, created by Gene Roddenberry, but produced posthumously. ...


Barrett also played the character Dr. Julianne Belman in Earth: Final Conflict. She made a guest appearance in a Babylon 5 episode "Point of No Return", as Lady Morella, the psychic widow of the Centauri emperor; her role foreshadowed major plot elements in the series. Parodying her voice work as the computer for the Star Trek series, Barrett performed as a guest voice on Family Guy as the voice of Stewie Griffin's ship. Earth: Final Conflict is a science fiction television series posthumously created by Gene Roddenberry. ... Babylon 5 is an epic American science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. ... Point of No Return is an episode from the third season of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Peter Jurasik as Londo Mollari in Babylon 5 The Centauri are a humanoid species in the fictional Babylon 5 universe. ... Family Guy is an American animated television series about a nuclear family in the suburb of Quahog (IPA or ), Rhode Island. ... Stewart Stewie Gilligan Griffin is a fictional character in the animated television series Family Guy. ...


UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD acquired the vocal talents of Majel Barrett -- as the voice of their track-side "defect detector" boxes, in various locations U.P. RR operated west of the Mississippi River, in the United States. (RR industry Defect Detector boxes scan passing trains for any defects which may be aquired enroute, and the recorded voice - in this case MAJEL BARRETT - relates any such information to the train's head-end crew. One online website for hearing her voice in this capacity is here: <http://www.railroadradio.net/>. Click on U.P. - San Francisco Bay Area; the voice on the U.P. Detector is her's.)


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Majel Barrett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (366 words)
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.
Majel Barrett played several onscreen roles in the various incarnations of Star Trek, the popular science fiction television series:
Barrett also played the character Dr. Julianne Belman in Earth: Final Conflict, which was also created by Gene Roddenberry.
Majel Barrett - Wikipedia (174 words)
Majel Barrett spielte mehrere verschiedene Rollen in den Star-Trek-Serien.
In seiner Biographie schrieb Roddenberry: „Ich machte Leonard Nimoy zum ersten Offizier und Majel Barrett zu meiner Frau und der Krankenschwester der Enterprise.
Majel Barrett lieh ihre Stimme den Bordcomputern der Föderation in allen amerikanischen Star-Trek-Serien und -Filmen – mit Ausnahme der letzten Serie Enterprise, da dort der Computer (noch) nicht spricht.
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