Trek Untold

Hosted ByMatthew Kaplowitz

"Trek Untold" is the Star Trek podcast that goes beyond the stars! This show features guests, including character actors, stunt performers, directors, writers, VFX artists, and the behind-the-scenes people who make the Star Trek universe boldly go where no sci-fi franchise has gone before.

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82: Jeremy Roberts, Cmdr. Valtaine from Star Trek VI and Voyager

Very few actors in Star Trek can reprise a role they did from one series to another, let alone a role that debuted in a film. Jeremy Roberts is one of those rare people who first played Commander Valtaine in the sixth Star Trek film serving on Captain Sulu’s Excelsior. Roberts reprised the role for the third season Voyager episode “Flashback,” working again with George Takei and this time Kate Mulgrew and Tim Russ.

Roberts literally followed a dream to become an actor. We learn all about his unusual path towards performing, his first gig on “Hooperman” with John Ritter, working on “Murder, She Wrote,” “Sister Act,” “Diagnosis Murder,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “The Mask” with Jim Carrey, his celebrity run-ins with John Wayne and Frank Gorshin, and an embarrassing day on the set of Xena.

And of course, plenty of Trek talk as we discuss his on-set memories of George Takei, Grace Lee Whitney, and his time on Star Trek VI and Voyager, along with his third role as a Jem’Hadar soldier in the DS9 episode, “Hippocratic Oath,” which was a bit of a nightmare since he was incredibly sick during filming! Jeremy has had quite a career, and we dig deep in this episode to find out all about it!

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