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Shepherd: Trek Fans Love Morn

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Even though Star Trek: Deep Space Nine has been over for years, fans still remember and love the character of Morn.

Mark Allen Shepherd, who portrayed the silent character, was surprised and gratified at how popular Morn became. “I was so amazed that I had to collect at least one copy of every magazine that had Morn on the cover or featured somehow inside: covers of Entertainment Weekly, Starburst, MAD magazine, Fangoria, DS9 comic books, as well as Newsweek, TV Guide, Star Trek Magazine, Starlog, Deep Space Nine Magazine, etc. It was unbelievable when the studio started delivering me large manila envelopes filled with fan mail.”

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Shepherd: Being Morn

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

In the first of a two-part interview, Mark Allen Shepherd shares what it was like to play one of more amusing characters on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

A Star Trek fan, Shepherd was always happy when there was another episode in which Morn was to appear. “I grew up watching the original Star Trek series,” he said. “Kirk and Spock were my heroes. So whenever I got a call to come in I was excited to be there.”

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