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Encyclopedia > Roxann Dawson
Roxann Dawson
Birth name Roxann Caballero
Born September 11, 1958 (1958-09-11) (age 48)
Flag of United States Los Angeles, California, USA
Other name(s) Roxann Biggs, Roxann Biggs-Dawson
Spouse(s) Eric Dawson
Notable roles B'Elanna Torres

Roxann Dawson (born September 11, 1958)[1] is an American actress, producer and director, best known as B'Elanna Torres on the television series Star Trek: Voyager. September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... BElanna Torres, played by Roxann Dawson in Star Trek: Voyager, is a character in the fictional Star Trek universe. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... BElanna Torres, played by Roxann Dawson in Star Trek: Voyager, is a character in the fictional Star Trek universe. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ...

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Biography

Early life

Dawson was born Roxann Caballero in Los Angeles, California. She has no middle name. d Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ...


Career

A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley earning a B.A. in Dramatic Art in 1980, Dawson's first professional acting job was in a Broadway production of A Chorus Line. She continued a stage career through the 1980s and 1990s, while occasionally landing minor film and television roles. Sather tower (the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... Broadway theatre[1] is the most prestigious form of professional theatre in the U.S., as well as the most well known to the general public and most lucrative for the performers, technicians and others involved in putting on the shows. ... A Chorus Line is a musical with a book by James Kirkwood, Jr. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ...


In 1994, Dawson was cast as the half Human/half-Klingon engineer B'Elanna Torres on Star Trek: Voyager. The character of B'Elanna Torres was much younger in age than Dawson. When Voyager started Torres was 22 years old (born in 2349), when Dawson was 36. Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... In the Star Trek science fiction universe, Humans/Terrans (Homo sapiens sapiens) are one of the races undertaking interstellar travel. ... This article is about the fictional race. ... BElanna Torres, played by Roxann Dawson in Star Trek: Voyager, is a character in the fictional Star Trek universe. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ...


While working on Voyager, Dawson made her directorial debut with the episode Riddles (aired September 1999). Dawson also directed another episode of Voyager and continued on to direct several episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise. Riddles is an episode of Star Trek: Voyager, the sixth episode of the sixth season. ... The starship Enterprise (NX-01) Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. ...


Dawson has pursued a writing career; her first play, Passage Through the Heart, debuted in 1997 at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She has also written, with Daniel Graham, a trilogy of science-fiction novels—Entering Tenebrea (ISBN 0-671-03607-6), Tenebrea's Hope (ISBN 0-671-03609-2), and Tenebrea Rising (ISBN 0-671-03611-4). Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... University of Minnesota Duluth The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) regional university part of the University of Minnesota System located in Duluth, Minnesota. ... Daniel Graham (born November 16, 1978 in Torrance, California) is an American football tight end who plays for the New England Patriots of the NFL. // Growing up in Torrance, CA, Daniel attended Redondo High School in nearby Redondo Beach. ...


Dawson continues to expand her television directing credits, filming episodes of such programs as Charmed, The O.C., Close to Home (where she directed fellow Star Trek alum Connor Trinneer), Lost, Heroes, and the 2006 season finale of Cold Case. Besides directing episodes of Crossing Jordan, she is also one of the show's producers. Charmed is an American television series that ran for eight seasons on The WB. It was produced by Aaron Spelling and is about three sisters who are the worlds most powerful good witches, known throughout the supernatural community as The Charmed Ones but known to everyone else as the... The O.C. is an American teen drama television series that originally aired on FOX in the United States from August 5, 2003, to February 22, 2007, running a total of four seasons. ... Close to Home is an American crime/drama television series starring Jennifer Finnigan as Annabeth Chase, a Deputy Prosecutor for Marion County, Indiana. ... The current Star Trek franchise logo Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment series and media franchise. ... Connor Trinneer (born March 19, 1969) is an American television actor. ... Lost is a popular American serial drama television series that follows the lives of plane crash survivors on a tropical island, after a passenger jet flying between Australia and the United States crashes somewhere in the South Pacific. ... Heroes is an American Emmy Award-nominated [1] science fiction drama television series, created by Tim Kring, which premiered on NBC on September 25, 2006. ... For the A&E TV show, see Cold Case Files. ... Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that aired on NBC. It stars Jill Hennessy as the crime-solving medical examiner, Jordan Cavanaugh. ...


Personal life

Dawson's first marriage was to Casey Biggs (who played Corat Damar in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine). From 1988 to 1994, she was credited as Roxann Biggs. She is currently married to casting director Eric Dawson, and they have two daughters, Emma Rose Dawson, born on January 16, 1998, and Mia, adopted from China. After her marriage to Dawson, she briefly used the name Roxann Biggs-Dawson. Casey Biggs (b. ... Casey Biggs as Corat Damar. ... 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. ... is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ...


Dawson is also a strong supporter of the Half the Sky Foundation, an organization devoted to improving the lives of orphaned children in China. She auctioned off her Klingon forehead prosthetic from Voyager to donate to the organization. Half the Sky Foundation is an organization formed by individuals concerned with the treatment and care of Chinese orphans. ... This article is about the fictional race. ... A United States soldier demonstrates Foosball with two prosthetic limbs In medicine, a prosthesis is an artificial extension that replaces a missing part of the body. ...


Notable awards

  • 1998 ALMA Award
  • 2001 ALMA Special Achievement Award for her work on Voyager

Notes

  1. ^ Her birthdate is given as 1964 or 1958. According to the California Birth Index compiled by Center for Health Statistics and California Department of Health Services, the only Roxann Caballero born in California was on 11 September 1958. Dawson's university graduation year (1980) suggests she was born in 1958. The IMDb also lists this year for her birth.

The California Birth Index is a database compiled by the California Office of Health Information and Research. ...

External links

Major Cast Members of Star Trek: Voyager

Kate Mulgrew | Robert Beltran | Roxann Dawson | Robert Duncan McNeill | Jennifer Lien | Ethan Phillips | Robert Picardo | Tim Russ | Jeri Ryan | Garrett Wang The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ... Memory Alpha (often abbreviated to MA) is a collaborative project to create the most definitive, accurate and accessible encyclopedic reference for topics related to the Star Trek fictional universe. ... The current Star Trek franchise logo Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment series and media franchise. ... Look up Wiki in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... TV.com is a website belonging to the CNET Games and Entertainment family of websites. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ... Kate Mulgrew (born April 29, 1955) is a Golden Globe-nominated American actor, most famous for her roles as Mary Ryan on Ryans Hope and Captain Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager. ... Robert Adame Beltran (born November 19, 1953) is an American actor best known for his role as Commander Chakotay on Star Trek: Voyager. ... Robert Duncan McNeill (born November 9, 1964 in Raleigh, North Carolina) is an American actor, producer, movie director, and television director who is best known for his role as Lieutenant Tom Paris on the television show Star Trek: Voyager. ... Jennifer Ann Lien (born 24 August 1974) is an American actress, best known as the alien Kes on the television series Star Trek: Voyager. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ... Robert Picardo as The Doctor on Star Trek: Voyager Robert Picardo (born October 27, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actor. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wang (王) Garrett Richard Wang (王以瞻, pinyin: Wáng Yǐzhān) (born December 15, 1968) is an American actor. ...


 
 

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