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Brent Spiner

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Brent Jay Spiner (/ˈspaɪnər/, born February 2, 1949, height 5' 10" (1,78 m)) is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and four subsequent films. His portrayal of Data in Star Trek: First Contact and of Dr. Brackish Okun in Independence Day, both in 1996, earned him a Saturn Award and Saturn Award nomination respectively. He has also enjoyed a career in the theatre and as a musician. Brent Jay Spiner was born February 2, 1949 in Houston, Texas to Sylvia and Jack Spiner, who owned a furniture store. After his father's death, Spiner was adopted by Sylvia's second husband, Sol Mintz, whose surname he used between 1955 and 1975. Spiner was raised Jewish. He attended Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas. Spiner became active on the Bellaire Speech team, winning the national championship in dramatic interpretation. He attended the University of Houston where he performed in local theatre.

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Feb 2, 1949 In Houston - Texas - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Ryan's Hope 1975-07-07
Latest Project:
Series Justice League Action 2016-12-16
Known For
Poster of Independence Day: Contraataque
Poster of Superhero Movie
Poster of Independence Day
Poster of Friends
Series Justice League Action Edward Nygma 2016-12-16
Movie Independence Day: Contraataque Dr. Brakish Okun 2016-06-22
Series Outcast 2016-06-03
Movie The Midnight Man Ezekiel 2016-03-01
Movie Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Coach Mackey (voice) 2012-12-02
Series Fresh Hell Brent Spiner 2011-11-02
Series Alphas Unknown 2011-07-11
Series Generator Rex Unknown 2010-04-23
Series Las reglas del juego Unknown 2008-12-07
Movie Superhero Movie Dr. Strom 2008-03-27
Series The Big Bang Theory Brent Spiner 2007-09-24
Movie Chicas materiales Tommy Katzenbach 2006-08-18
Series Threshold Dr. Nigel Fenway 2005-09-16
Movie Jack Vernon 2004-06-19
Movie El aviador Robert Gross 2004-12-17
Movie An Unexpected Love Brad 2003-03-24
Movie Star Trek X: Némesis Lt. Commander Data 2002-12-13
Movie El maestro del disfraz Devlin Bowman 2002-08-02
Movie Yo soy Sam Shoe Saleman 2001-12-28
Movie The Ponder Heart Dorris Grabney 2001-10-15
Series Ley y orden: Acción criminal Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Star Trek: Enterprise Unknown 2001-09-26
Movie My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs 2001-03-06
Movie Gepetto Stromboli 2000-05-07
Movie Dorothy Dandridge: La estrella que se enfrentó a Hollywood Earl Mills 1999-08-21
Movie South Park: Más grande, más largo y sin cortes Conan O'Brien (voice) 1999-06-30
Series Padre de familia Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Star Trek IX: Insurrección Lt. Commander Data 1998-12-10
Movie Por rumbas y a lo loco Gil Godwyn 1997-07-02
Movie Trekkies Himself 1997-10-18
Movie Star Trek VIII: Primer contacto Lt. Commander Data 1996-11-21
Movie Phenomenon Dr. Bob Niedorf 1996-07-05
Movie Independence Day Dr. Brackish Okun 1996-06-25
Series Deadly Games Danny Schlecht 1995-09-05
Series Más allá del límite Unknown 1995-03-26
Movie Star Trek VII: La próxima generación Lt. Commander Data 1994-11-17
Series Gárgolas Unknown 1994-10-24
Series Friends James Campbell 1994-09-22
Movie Corina, Corina Brent Witherspoon 1994-08-12
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series Loco por ti Unknown 1992-09-23
Series Los Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Shocker, 100.000 voltios de terror Talk Show Guest (uncredited) 1989-10-27
Series Star Trek: La nueva generación Data 1987-09-28
Movie Family Sins Ken McMahon 1987-10-25
Movie Manhunt for Claude Dallas Jim Stevens 1986-10-26
Movie Sunday in the Park with George Franz / Dennis 1986-06-16
Series Más allá de los límites de la realidad Unknown 1985-09-27
Series Robert Kennedy & His Times Allard Lowenstein 1985-01-27
Series Tales from the Darkside Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Movie Rent Control Leonard Junger 1984-05-05
Series Juzgado de guardia Unknown 1984-01-04
Movie Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains Corinne's Boss 1982-10-01
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Series Canción triste de Hill Street Unknown 1981-01-15
Series The Paper Chase Student in Reese's class 1978-09-09
Series The Dain Curse Tom Fink 1978-05-22
Series Ryan's Hope Doctor examining Kim 1975-07-07