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Bole Passes

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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Star Trek director Cliff Bole has passed at the age of seventy-six.

Bole directed over forty episodes from three different Star Trek series.

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Bole: Getting Piller On Board

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Star Trek Director Cliff Bole didn’t start working right away on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine due to philosophical differences between Michael Piller and him.

Piller believed that Bole was not creative enough. “Mr. Piller and I were not in sync,” said Bole. “He thought I was a studio man and not creative, and I’d keep telling him, ‘Go back and look at The Best of Both Worlds.’”

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Alien Race Named After Trek Director

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Cliff Bole directed forty-two episodes of Star Trek; from Star Trek: The Next Generation through Star Trek: Voyager and he had an alien race named after him too.

Most of Bole’s Star Trek directing experience was with The Next Generation, where he directed twenty-five episodes, including the acclaimed The Best of Both Worlds: Parts I and II, and Unification Part II, in which Leonard Nimoy reprised his role of Spock.

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