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Majel Barrett

Majel Barrett

Majel Barrett-Roddenberry (born Majel Lee Hudec on February 23, 1932 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American actress and widow of television director/producer/writer Gene Roddenberry.

Majel Barrett played several onscreen roles in the various incarnations of Star Trek, the popular science fiction TV series. She first appeared in Star Trek's initial pilot episode The Cage as the USS Enterprise's unnamed First Officer. However, the network would not allow Roddenberry to have a woman in such a high position of authority, and subsequently her role was changed to that of Nurse Christine Chapel, and two decades later she was cast as the outrageously determined and iconoclastic Betazoid Ambassador Lwaxana Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation, who also appeared in some episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. She also provided the voice of the computer for all four Star Trek series and their associated movies.

She also played the character Dr. Julianne Belman in Earth: Final Conflict, which was also created by Gene Roddenberry. She made a guest appearance in a Babylon 5 episode, as the widow of the Centauri emperor.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Majel Barrett Facts

Birth NameMajel Lee Hudec
OccupationActress
BirthdayFebruary 23, 1932
SignPisces
BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, USA
Date of deathDecember 18, 2008 (age 76)
Height5' 9" (1m75)  How tall is Majel Barrett compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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