Brent Spiner

Birthday:

02/02/1949

Place of birth:

Houston - Texas - USA:

Biography:

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.


TV Series Credits

Outcast (2016)
as Sidney
Blunt Talk (2015)
as Phil
Ray Donovan (2013)
as Therapist
Fresh Hell (2011)
as Brent Spiner
Alphas (2011)
as
Alphas (2011)
as Dr. Kern
Generator Rex (2010)
as
Warehouse 13 (2009)
as Brother Adrian
Leverage (2008)
as
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
as Brent Spiner
Threshold (2005)
as Dr. Nigel Fenway
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
as
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
as Dr. Arik Soong
Family Guy (1999)
as
Deadly Games (1995)
as Danny Schlecht
The Outer Limits (1995)
as
Gargoyles (1994)
as
Friends (1994)
as James Campbell
Frasier (1993)
as Albert
Mad About You (1992)
as
The Simpsons (1989)
as
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
as
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
as Data
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
as Lore
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
as Lt. Commander Data / Frank Hollander / Eli Hollander / Henchman / Bandito / Annie Meyers
The Twilight Zone (1985)
as
Robert Kennedy & His Times (1985)
as Allard Lowenstein
Tales from the Darkside (1984)
as
Hunter (1984)
as
Night Court (1984)
as
Cheers (1982)
as
Hill Street Blues (1981)
as
The Paper Chase (1978)
as Student in Reese's class
The Dain Curse (1978)
as Tom Fink