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More Trek Stars Join Unbelievable!!!!

Thursday, June 12th, 2014


In a production already filled with Star Trek actors, several more have come onboard for Unbelievable!!!!.

Unbelievable!!!! is an homage and parody of B-rated sci-fi movies from the 1950s and 1960s.


SciFi Diner Podcast: Billingsley

Monday, May 13th, 2013

A new SciFi Diner Podcast features Star Trek: Enterprise‘s John Billingsley and Bonita Friedericy.

In the SciFi Diner Podcast, the hosts “share interviews, reviews, and opinions on popular and perhaps not-so-popular Science Fiction TV shows and movies.”


Billingsley To Guest Star On Nikita

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Star Trek: Enterprise‘s John Billingsley will be on an episode of Nikita next week.

Billingsley will be returning as the scientist Heidecker in Tipping Point.


Billingsley: Enterprise Gray Areas

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

For Star Trek: Enterprise‘s John Billingsley, Star Trek: Enterprise episodes that dealt with serious issues were the better ones.

So when Dear Doctor came along, Billingsley was happy, and for more than one reason. “I figured it probably would be controversial,” he said. “I had, to be honest with you, two reactions to it.”


New Play for Billingsley

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Star Trek: Enterprise‘s John Billingsley (Dr. Phlox) has landed a role in a new play.

The play is a new version of Nikolai Gogol‘s The Government Inspector.


Billingsley: Studio Greed Killed Enterprise

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Star Trek: Enterprise‘s John Billingsley , who played Phlox on the series, spoke about what made Star Trek great and why Star Trek: Enterprise ended so soon.

According to Billingsley, the future that Star Trek portrayed was a hopeful one. “For me, its success originally came from the idea that it was positing the hope and future for mankind, and (creator Gene) Roddenberry certainly was of a mind that Star Trek was designed to say first and foremost, ‘Yes we can.’ There is a time when different cultures and different races can bury the hatchet and we can find a way through our problems and thrive and grow.”


Trek Stars Regale Fans At Hollywood Xpo

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Saturday, October 16th saw a reunion of three Star Trek: The Next Generation stars, while actors from Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise took the stage on Sunday, October 17th at Hollywood Xpo in Universal City, California.


Billingsley To Voice Poe Classic

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

John Billingsley and his wife Bonita Friedericy will join Kevin Sorbo and Jim O’Rear in voicing Edgar Allen Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher.

The audio drama of the Fall of the House of Usher, an adaptation that “stays true to Poe’s original vision with only minor changes in dialogue,” has four speaking roles: Roderick Usher, voiced by O’Rear; Madeline Usher voiced by Friedericy; The Doctor, voiced by Billingsley; and the narrator, voiced by Sorbo.


Billingsley On Controversial Enterprise Finale

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Dr. Phlox shares his opinion regarding the series finale of Star Trek: Enterprise.

Many fans may not have been happy with the finale to Star Trek: Enterprise, and Billingsley himself had mixed feelings about it, but he urged fans to rethink their annoyance toward Rick Berman and Brannon Braga.


Billingsley: Star Trek: Enterprise Days

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

John Billingsley recently answered fan questions regarding his time on Star Trek: Enterprise, including what he considered to be the best and worst episodes of the series, his attempt to provide story material for Phlox and more.

Playing the cheerful and amiable Dr. Phlox was a nice change from the actor’s usual roles and reflected more of Billingsley himself. “Because I’d played so many psychopaths and sociopaths and serial killers and tormented souls and drug addicts and lunatics,” said Billingsley, “Dr. Phlox is perhaps my favorite part if only because it was a chance to be giddy and delightful for four years. I rarely have the opportunity to be that kind of guy.”


Article: Las Vegas Star Trek Convention Day 4

Friday, August 13th, 2010

The final day of Creation’s Las Vegas Star Trek convention saw the reunion of six Star Trek: Enterprise actors as well as some clowning around from Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Sir Patrick Stewart (Captain Picard) and Brent Spiner (Data).


Trek Stars Audubon Birding Event

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Several stars from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise will be taking part in an event to support the Los Angeles Audubon Society in May.

Armin Shimerman, Robert Picardo, Ethan Phillips and John Billingsley are forming the “Bald(ing) Eagles of Star Trek” team, and are looking for people to sign up to join them for an “afternoon of adventure.”


Billingsley At CzechTrek 4

Friday, October 16th, 2009

John Billingsley and his wife Bonita Friedericy were at Czech Trek 4 in Prague recently and gave the audience plenty of amusement with their wacky antics.

“This is going to freak me out,” said Billingsley, when the man assigned to translate began his task. “Start drinking,” he said to the translator, to whom he had given a bottle of booze.

“I cannot,” said the man.

“I need another translator!” said Billingsley, to laughter and applause from the audience. The next translator took a hearty drink from the bottle. “Now THAT’s a translator!” shouted Billingsley.


Shatner And Nimoy To Appear at DragonCon

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Next month’s DragonCon will feature seven Star Trek actors, including William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy.

Dragon*Con runs from Friday, September 4-Monday, September 7 and the TrekTrak programming includes three Star Trek Captains. In addition to Shatner, Patrick Stewart (Picard) and Kate Mulgrew (Janeway) are scheduled to appear.

The other Star Trek actors  are: Garrett Wang (Kim,) John Billingsley (Phlox,) Anthony Montgomery (Mayweather) and Leonard Nimoy (Spock.)


JumpCon Organizer Indicted

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Shane Senter, the organizer of the science fiction convention JumpCon, was indicted for his role in the failed series of conventions last year.

As reported by Airlock Alpha, Senter faces two counts of theft as well as four counts of unfair or deceptive business practices.