Podcast: Trek Untold

“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.

The Trek Untold podcast is not endorsed by, sponsored by, nor affiliated with CBS, Paramount Pictures, or any other Star Trek franchise

Growing Up With Spock: Adam Nimoy Reflects On The Life of Leonard Nimoy

TV and movie fans around the globe know about Leonard Nimoy, the actor, but few know about Leonard Nimoy, the parent. Adam Nimoy, son of the late Leonard Nimoy, delves into his difficult and tumultuous relationship with his famous father, as explored in his memoir “The Most Human: Reconciling with my Father, Leonard Nimoy.” Adam…

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Paul Eiding Is Always Animated

Paul Eiding played Ambassador Loquel on the seventh season Star Trek TNG episode, “Liaisons,” but if you grew up in the 80s and 90s, you know him better as Perceptor from “Transformers,” Colonel Roy Campbell in the Metal Gear Solid video game series, and Grandpa Max Tennyson in “Ben 10,” among hundreds of other voiceover…

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Brian Markinson Embraces The Strange

Brian Markinson is a veteran performer who can boast multiple Star Trek roles on top of his already crowded resume. Trekkies know him as Vorin from Star Trek TNG “Homeworld,” then an appearance as Lt. Durst in VOY “Cathexis” and “Faces,” the latter of which he did double duty as the mad Vidiian scientist Sulan….

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How Star Trek Helped Blu Del Barrio Discover Their Identity

Blu Del Barrio has played Ensign Adira Tal since the third season of “Star Trek: Discovery” and has learned a lot about who they are, thanks to working on the series. Blu talks to Trek Untold about their time aboard the starship, working with Ian Alexander, Tig Notaro, Wilson Cruz, and Anthony Rapp, how DSC…

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Daphne Ashbrook Soars Through Space & Time

Daphne Ashbrook had a very memorable appearance on the Star Trek DS9 episode, “Melora,” playing the titular character in an episode that examined physical disabilities through a 90’s sci-fi lens. Today, the episode is still discussed and debated, and this ensign’s actress is ready to explain her side of the story, as well as tales…

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Vadia Potenza Is All Ears About Being Spock

While his time on-screen might have been brief, Vadia Potenza is one of the few actors to play Spock in Star Trek history. Today, his journey through Hollywood brought him to a different profession that can make or break a film or TV show. Potenza is best known to Trekkies as one of the young…

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Deborah Strang Hears A Noise Within

Deborah Strang’s life journey took her from rural Virginia near the Appalachian Mountains to the stages of New York, regional theater across the United States, and finally arriving in Hollywood. Trekkies remember Strang from her role as Admiral T’Lara in the fourth season “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” episode, “Rules of Engagement,” but her career…

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Natalija Nogulich Takes Command.

Natalija Nogulich may have played a stern character in Star Trek TNG and DS9 as Admiral Nechayev, but she’s nothing like that in real life! Nogulich drops rank and tells us about the person beyond the command uniform, giving us an amazing life journey that brought this performer to all parts of stage and screen….

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David Ajala’s Powerful Farewell to “Star Trek: Discovery”

For three seasons, David Ajala played Cleveland Booker on “Star Trek: Discovery,” a charming scoundrel who stole Michael Burnham’s heart. Trek Untold chats with the equally charismatic actor to learn the inside scoop on Booker and what’s been happening to him in Season 5, working with Sonequa Martin-Green and Doug Jones, his thoughts on his…

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Castulo Guerra and the Eternal Bliss of Doing What You Love

At nearly 80 years old, Castulo Guerra is more energized than ever about acting. Originally born in Argentina, his life changed when a classic movie was filmed in his small town, setting him on a journey that brought him onto stages across the United States. Today, he tells us his motivating and inspirational life story…

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