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Date of Birth: February 2,1949
Houston,Texas, USA Attended Houston Baptist University,
University of Houston, Trinity College,and the
Strassbourg Institute of New York Raised in Houston,
attended high school with brothers and future actors
Dennis and Randy Quaid at Houston's Bellaire High School,
Brent Spiner traveled to New York where he appeared in "A History of the
American Film," "Big River," and At the
New York Shakespeare Festival he played Constantine in
"The Seagull." In Los Angels, Brent played the
part of Seymour in "Little Shop of Horrors."
This brought Spiner to Los Angeles in 1985.
Appearances on popular television series
In 1987, Spiner went up for a role as a Pinocchio-like
android with a boundless fascination for human emotions
in Gene Roddenberry's follow-up series to the
ever-popular TV classic Star Trek.
Next Generation got off to a shaky start,
despite a great crew commanded by Patrick Stewart's
Captain Jean-Luc Picard, and infinitely better special
effects than the original Star Trek. But the critics
praised Brents inspired role as the andriod, the actor
inhabited the role of Data so ingeniously that he was
soon receiving the lion's share of fan mail.
Brent reprised the
ever-lovable Data for the feature Star Trek:
Generations", the following year. 1996 sequel Star
Trek: First Contact. and in 1998 Star Trek: Insurrection.