Tag: Star Trek: The Next Generation

Shaka, when the walls fell

This is not a post about a former VCU basketball coach. “Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra” – Paul Winfield as┬áDathon in Star Trek: The Next Generation, 1991. American actor Paul Winfield was born on this day in 1939 (died 2004) It’s one of the classic Star Trek:TNG episodes. ┬áThe story goes like this: The crew …

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People We Love: Patrick Stewart

Stage and screen actor, Sir Patrick Stewart was born on this day in 1940. While most know him for his portrayal of Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation or as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men films, Stewart was with the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1966 until 1982. When cast as Picard, …

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