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Takei Joins Gay Student Rally

STAR TREK actor GEORGE TAKEI joined a group of student gay activists trying to visit a Christian university in Minneapolis on Monday (17APR06) - helping them raise awareness about homosexuality. Takei, who played HIKARU SULU...

Rollins Hangs Out With Shatner

Former BLACK FLAG frontman HENRY ROLLINS has an unlikely best friend - STAR TREK's WILLIAM SHATNER. The pair met when musician BEN FOLDS produced Shatner's album and invited Rollins to sing a duet. Rollins explains,...

Takei's Fan Mail Increased After Coming Out

STAR TREK actor GEORGE TAKEI's fan mail rocketed after he revealed he is gay in 2005 - after keeping his relationship with partner BRAD ALTMAN a secret for 18 years. The Japanese-American star, who played...

Final Frontier Postponed For Scotty

Plans to rocket late STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN's ashes into space have been put on hold after a similar spacecraft developed a fuel leak and crashed into the Pacific Ocean. Doohan, who played engineer...

Parks Remembered At Service

African-American directing pioneer GORDON PARKS was remembered at a star-studded memorial service in New York City on Tuesday (14MAR06). The SHAFT director, who spent 20 years working as a photographer for Life magazine, died last...

No Launch For Star Trek 11

Plans for an 11th STAR TREK film have fallen flat with creators of the sci-fi series and films keen to take a long break from the project. Despite plans to develop a new Star...

Scotty To Be Beamed Up For Last Time

STAR TREK actor JAMES DOONAN's ashes will be beamed into space next month (MAR06) on a rocket ship and scattered across the galaxy. The actor played chief engineer MONTGOMERY SCOTT on the classic TV...

Shatner Death Riddle To Be Exposed By Homicide Investigator

A British homicide investigator is planning to ruin WILLIAM SHATNER's 75th birthday celebrations in March (06) by going public with sensational claims about the death of the actor's wife NERINE KIDD. PETER RYDYN is...

Star Trek Supermovie

STAR TREK is set to return to the big screen with its most famous stars WILLIAM SHATNER, PATRICK STEWART and LEONARD NIMOY. The Sci-fi show's bosses want to reunite CAPTAIN KIRK, CAPTAIN JEAN-LUC PICARD...

Shatner Sells Kidney Stone

STAR TREK actor WILLIAM SHATNER has raised $25,000 (GBP14,000) for a housing charity by selling his kidney stone to an online casino. Gambling website GoldenPalace.com are the lucky new owners of the 74-year-old's unique...

Shatner Vows To Carry On

WILLIAM SHATNER has vowed to keep working until he drops, because he loves acting so much. The former STAR TREK character has enjoyed a career renaissance and is currently starring in TV hit BOSTON...

Stewart Still Wanted Back On The Enterprise

Hollywood bosses are still trying to entice STAR TREK actor PATRICK STEWART to return to the Starship Enterprise - but he fears he will be too old by the time they come up with the...

Star Trek Stewart: 'I Don't Understand Technology'

Former STAR TREK actor PATRICK STEWART has disappointed fans of the cult TV show by admitting he is a technical failure in real life. The 56-year-old veteran, who played JEAN-LUC PICARD in the hit...

Star Trek Captains To Team Up?

STAR TREK captains WILLIAM SHATNER, PATRICK STEWART and SCOTT BAKULA are set to join forces in a new movie. The trio will reportedly star in the unnamed film that will be set in the...

Stewart Hits The Gym For A Healthy Heart

PATRICK STEWART has embraced an intensive exercise routine to ensure he remains in top physical condition following heart surgery he had in 2004. The STAR TREK actor, who underwent a heart operation to widen...

Shatner Wants To Sell Kidney Stone

LATEST: WILLIAM SHATNER is hoping to persuade medics who removed his kidney stone to hand it over so he can sell it on auction site eBay. The actor, who played CAPTAIN JAMES T KIRK...

Star Trek Piller Dies Aged 57

STAR TREK writer MICHAEL PILLER has died at his Los Angeles home - he was 57. Piller, who also co-created and produced US hit show THE DEAD ZONE, lost his long battle with cancer...

Takei: 'I'm Gay'

STAR TREK actor GEORGE TAKEI has come out as homosexual after admitting he has been in a serious relationship with another man for 18 years. The TV star, 68, decided to publicly disclose his...

Star Trek's 'Scotty' Off To Space

STAR TREK actor JAMES 'SCOTTY' DOOHAN's last wishes are set to be granted on 6 December (05), when his cremated remains are launched into space. Commercial space flight operator Space Services Incorporated will launch...

Trump And Mullally Win First Emmy Idol

DONALD TRUMP and MEGAN MULLALLY walked away victorious from last night's (18SEP05) first ever Emmy Idol contest, after teaming up to perform the theme from classic TV series GREEN ACRES. Trump, who drew laughter...

Film-maker Robert Wise Dies

Oscar-winning director ROBERT WISE died of heart failure in a Los Angeles hospital on Wednesday (14SEP05), only five days after celebrating his 91st birthday. THE SOUND OF MUSIC film-maker fell ill on Wednesday and...

Stars Sign Up For Emmy Singing Contest

WILLIAM SHATNER, MEGAN MULLALLY and DONALD TRUMP are among a host of stars who are set to compete in a singing talent contest at 18 September's (05) Emmy Awards. Modelling the competition on hit...

Stewart To Play Bambi's Dad

STAR TREK captain PATRICK STEWART is set to show off his softer side by providing the voice to BAMBI's father in a sequel to the hit animated movie. The British actor, who played CAPTAIN...

Actor Brock Peters Dies

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD star BROCK PETERS has died at his home in Los Angeles after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer. The 78-year-old actor had been receiving chemotherapy since January (05). The...

Shakespeare Vegas-style

Veteran actor PATRICK STEWART is producing a glittering Las Vegas version of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE's play THE MERCHANT OF VENICE - and he has already recruited THE LORD OF THE RINGS star SIR IAN McKELLEN....

Four Scottish Cities Fight Over Star Trek Scotty Tribute

The death of STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN has provoked a row between four Scottish cities over plans to erect a plaque in tribute to his MONTGOMERY SCOTT character from the legendary sci-fi saga....

Shatner's Cigar-smoking Makes Him Sick

Former STAR TREK actor WILLIAM SHATNER smokes so many cigars on the set of his acclaimed new TV show BOSTON LEGAL, they once made him ill. The veteran actor is often seen closing an...

Levar Burton: 'Scrap Star Trek'

STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION star LeVAR BURTON has begged TV bosses never to make another new Star Trek show and allow the sci-fi series to rest in piece. The actor - who played...

Shatner Pays Tribute To Doohen

Acting veteran WILLIAM SHATNER has paid tribute to his late STAR TREK co-star JAMES DOOHEN, who died on Wednesday (20JUL05) after suffering from pneumonia and Alzheimer's. The 85-year-old actor, who played engineer SCOTTY in...

Scotty Ashes To Be Sent To Space

The ashes of late STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHEN will be sent into space following his funeral service. The Canadian TV veteran, who played engineer SCOTTY in the cult sci-fi series, died at his...

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