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Posts Tagged ‘Janeway’

Mulgrew: The Arrival of Seven of Nine

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Although Kate Mulgrew had no problem with Jeri Ryan, Ryan’s character and why that character was added to Star Trek: Voyager was a problem for Mulgrew.

From a woman’s viewpoint, having a character that she knew was added as “eye candy” was tough for Mulgrew to accept. “I found that that was hard, Jeri notwithstanding,” said Mulgrew. “Certainly, I could see with my own eyes that she was a va-va-va-voom and beautiful-beautiful bombshell of a girl. Sexuality was brought into Voyager, and that’s what I resented. I chose not to use sexuality.”

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Mulgrew: Who Influenced Janeway Portrayal

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Kate Mulgrew answered fan questions recently, revealing the real person behind the actress and sharing insight as to what influences helped her play Janeway.

Actors are usually outgoing types and as expected, Mulgrew admits to being an extrovert, but she admits that she is also an introvert. “I’d say that my personality is extroverted,” she said. “I’m actually in equal measures an extrovert and an introvert. Socially extroverted. Curious. Generous. Strong. Willful. Happy. By in large. And then there’s the flip side. But we won’t get into that!”

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Mulgrew Offers Brief Insight Into Janeway

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Among the dozen questions posed to Kate Mulgrew from her fans was one asking about playing Janeway again.

If Mulgrew could play Janeway again in an upcoming film, what would be the one thing that she would to convey in that movie that has happened to Janeway since Voyager made it home?

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Mulgrew Would Play Janeway Again

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

It has been fifteen years since Star Trek: Voyager: Caretaker first aired and the USS Voyager, commanded by Captain Janeway, was stranded in the Delta Quadrant. Kate Mulgrew, who played Janeway for the seven year run, talks about her time on the show and her thoughts about Star Trek: Voyager and its legacy.

Star Trek: Voyager was important for one big reason according to Mulgrew. “Probably, without putting to fine a point on it, [the lasting legacy of Voyager is] the first female captain,” she said. “That was a bold and I think very wise decision, by the powers that be at Paramount and UPN. It will be remembered that way. It will be remembered as an intrepid ship, an interesting crew, a very innovative creation of The Doctor, and what that meant with technology and embracing humanity and vice-versa. Janeway’s grasp of loneliness and aloneness. The distinction between the two. Her love for her crew and the transcendent nature of that love, which I am not sure had been seen before.”

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Mulgrew: Loves Science And Science Fiction

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Star Trek: Voyager‘s Captain Janeway shared memories about her years on the show with a DragonCon audience this weekend.

Kate Mulgrew relished playing the first female captain lead role on a Star Trek show. “Just me and a lot of men, just the way I like it,” she said. “You don’t want to make me naughty; it never ends.

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Which Star Trek Captain Is The Best?

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Heroic Spock or rational Picard, brave Sisko, determined Janeway or pioneering Archer. Which one is the best Star Trek captain?

As reported by Total Sci-Fi, voting is open to determine who the best Star Trek captain is, with the results being announced by Total Sci-Fi on May 8th, when Star Trek XI is released.

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Mulgrew On Acting, Life And Politics

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Being good at one’s craft requires discipline and sacrifice, according to actress Kate Mulgrew.

As reported by Totally Kate, Mulgrew, currently appearing in Equus as Hester Saloman, is preparing for her next role where she will portray Maria Callas in The Master Class. Getting ready for the role of the opera star means research for Mulgrew. “I’m in the middle of it,” explained Mulgrew. “I’ve got every single thing she ever sang and every documentary that we could get, and all the literature and I’m right in the middle of it. It’s extremely dense, the research for this, because there’s so much available to me. Do you know? I feel really torn. (more…)