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Posts Tagged ‘Friday’s Child’

Dante: Sweltering As Maab

Thursday, July 16th, 2015


For Michael Dante, taking on the role of Maab in the original series’ Friday’s Child meant dealing with extreme heat.

Dante was offered the role when Gene Roddenberry saw him on Custer, a short-lived “military-western” series.


Newmar: Trek Fan Affection

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Almost forty-three years after Friday’s Child aired, Julie Newmar is feeling the love from Star Trek fans.

Newmar played Eleen, the pregnant wife of the Capellan leader Akaar, who decides that she (and her unborn child) will live instead of following Capellan tradition by killing herself after the death of her husband.