On This Day … 16 February [2023]

People (Births) People (Deaths) LeVar Burton Levardis Robert Martyn “LeVar” Burton Jr. (born 16 February 1957) is an American actor, director, and television host. He played Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994), Kunta Kinte in the ABC miniseries Roots (1977), and was host of the PBS Kids educational television series Reading… Read More

On This Day … 02 February [2023]

People (Births) People (Deaths) Brent Spiner Brent Jay Spiner (born 02 February 1949) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as the android Data on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well as four subsequent films. In 2019, he reprised the role for Star Trek: Picard. In 1997,… Read More

On This Day … 25 November [2022]

People (Births) John Larrroquette John Bernard Larroquette (born 25 November 1947) is an American actor. He is known for his starring roles in the NBC military drama series Baa Baa Black Sheep (1976-1978), the NBC sitcom Night Court (1984-1992; for which he received four consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy… Read More

On This Day … 02 October [2022]

People (Births) People (Deaths) Avery Brooks Avery Franklin Brooks (born 02 October 1948) is an American actor, director, singer, narrator and educator. He is best known for his television roles as Captain Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, as Hawk on Spenser: For Hire and its spinoff A Man Called Hawk, and as… Read More

On This Day … 10 September [2022]

People (Births) 1960 – Colin Firth, English actor and producer. 1984 – Harry Treadaway, English actor. People (Deaths) 2011 – Cliff Robertson, American actor (b. 1923). 2012 – Lance LeGault, American actor and stuntman (b. 1935). Colin Firth Colin Andrew Firth CBE (born 10 September 1960) is an English actor. He was identified in the… Read More

On This Day … 08 September [2022]

Events 1966 – The landmark American science fiction television series Star Trek premieres with its first-aired episode, “The Man Trap“. People (Deaths) 1991 – Brad Davis, American actor (b. 1949). Star Trek Star Trek is an American science-fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) and… Read More

On This Day … 02 September [2022]

People (Births) 1950 – Rosanna DeSoto, American actress. 1951 – Mark Harmon, American actor and producer. Rosanna DeSoto Rosanna DeSoto (born 02 September 1950) is an American actress who has performed in films and television. She is best known for her roles in Stand and Deliver, for which she won an Independent Spirit Award for… Read More

On This Day … 28 August [2022]

People (Births) 1930 – Windsor Davies, British actor (d. 2019). 1959 – Brian Thompson, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. 1962 – David Fincher, American director and producer. People (Deaths) 1978 – Robert Shaw, English actor (b. 1927). Windsor Davies Windsor Davies (28 August 1930 to 17 January 2019) was a Welsh actor. He is… Read More