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Trek Stars Join Reading Rainbow Event

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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Some new perks for the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter were added recently, and will surely be of interest to Trek fans.

The perks include several live storytime events called Reading Rainbow Live! which feature Star Trek actors.

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New Star Trek: Renegades Teaser

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

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The second teaser for Star Trek: Renegades has been released.

Directed by Tim Russ, Star Trek: Renegades is the continuing story of Star Trek, set ten years after the return of the USS Voyager.

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Picardo in Twelve Angry Men

Monday, October 21st, 2013

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Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo will be appearing in the courthouse drama Twelve Angry Men.

Picardo will be taking on the role of “Juror Four” in this version of the classic play.

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Picardo To Return For Tales From Beyond 2

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

The second volume in the audio series Tales From Beyond will include Robert Picardo again, and another Star Trek actor will join the project.

Tales From Beyond is “an original audio drama series based on true events relating to hauntings, cryptozoology, UFOs, and other paranormal activity. Each volume of stories is professionally performed in the style of the classic radio dramas from yesteryear by some of the best voice talents in the industry.”

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Tales From Beyond On CD

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

The first volume of Tales from Beyond, a new paranormal audio drama series featuring Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo, is coming soon to audio CD.

Tales From Beyond: Volume 1 will be the first in a series of “creepy audio drama CDs.” Each CD will feature three true stories “relating to hauntings, cryptozoology, UFOS and other paranormal activity (such as premonition of death, astral projection, and wildly improbable coincidence).”

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Picardo In The Sunshine Boys

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Robert Picardo and Lee Wilkof will be appearing in a summer production of Neil Simon‘s The Sunshine Boys.

In The Sunshine Boys, “an old Vaudeville team, Lewis (Wilkof) and Clark (Picardo), [is] talked into reuniting for a TV special about the history of comedy. The only problem is the two old men hate each other and haven’t spoken in years! With echoes of The Odd Couple and Simon’s early career as a gag writer for TV, this comedy gets to the heart of what’s funny about real life.”

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Picardo: Keeping In Touch

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Even though it has been almost twelve years since Star Trek: Voyager ended, Robert Picardo still maintains contact with his former co-workers.

Every year, the actors get together once or twice for a dinner and this year’s dinner fell on a special date.

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Picardo: I Think I’ve Got The Worst Part

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo shared his memories of joining Voyager and of the first episode, Caretaker.

Picardo was the last actor to work on the pilot which was a bit daunting. “I was the last guy to come in, and everybody else had already established relationships,” he said. “So I come in and say ‘Hello,’ and everyone knew each other already. That meant that there was that little feeling of I had to prove myself.”

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Two Trek Actors In Tales From Beyond

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

The voices of two familiar Star Trek actors will be heard in Tales From Beyond, a new paranormal audio drama series currently fundraising.

The Star Trek actors involved with Tales From Beyond are John de Lancie and Robert Picardo.

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Picardo To Divorce

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Star Trek: Voyager’s Robert Picardo (EMH) has filed for divorce.

Picardo and wife Linda Palwik were married in October 1984 and have been married for almost twenty-seven years.

Picardo filed the divorce papers in Los Angeles last week, citing irreconcilable differences as the cause of the marital break up.

The couple has two daughters, aged twenty and thirteen.

Picardo Wants Trek Cameo

Friday, June 29th, 2012

If Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo has his way, fans will see him in the third J.J. AbramsStar Trek movie.

Picardo, best-known to Trek fans for his role as the EMH on Voyager, has met Abrams and he is a big fan of the Abrams’ Star Trek  reboot.

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Picardo: Star Trek Was Life-Changing

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Although he had a television resume dating back to the 1970s, Robert Picardo‘s life changed after signing on for Star Trek: Voyager.

Part of the reason that Star Trek was so different was the fandom associated with it. “One of the odd things about getting a Star Trek role that doesn’t have anything to do with any other kind of television show is that the moment your agent calls and says, ‘Well, you got the part,’ you also got your first two convention offers,” said Picardo.

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Picardo: Playing Scrooge

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Once again, this time in the role of Scrooge,  in a CD recording of A Christmas Carol,  Robert Picardo is playing a “cranky curmudgeon.”

A call from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Chase Masterson (Leeta), who took on the role of Mrs. Fezziwig, set the wheels in motion for the musical CD, based on 1970′s musical Scrooge.

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Picardo In Kiddie Christmas Movie

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Robert Picardo, Star Trek: Voyager‘s EMH, will be seen this holiday season in the newest entry in the Beethoven movie series.

Back in 1992, Beethoven, a movie featuring a St. Bernard dog, arrived in theaters. It was followed by five sequels, and the sixth, Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure, was released yesterday.

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Mulgrew: Trek Fans Always Supportive

Friday, October 7th, 2011

When Star Trek Voyager‘s Kate Mulgrew took on the role of Kove in National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility (NTSF:SD:SUV), she knew her Star Trek fans would be supportive.

Mulgrew’s character, Kove, is “definitely obsessed with Trent, obsessed with sex and obsessed with herself and her hairdo,” explained Mulgrew.

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