So you think "Star Trek" is just for geeks? It's also a place where many young actors got an early break — or even their big break. Or at least was something they could share as a story for media and grandkids alike later on.
Check out some of the people who earned a "Star Trek" credit, or at least claims one now, from the original series.
Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting for Business solution. New Gallery 2015/5/31 Sally Kellerman She was part of television history, cast as Dr. Elizabeth Dehner in the second pilot, “Where No Man Has Gone Before.” Sally Kellerman made a name for herself as ‘Hot Lip’ O’Houlihan in MASH in 1970, but taken over by Loretta Swit in the 1970s television series. originaldate 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM width 1440 height 1080 Sally Kellerman She would focus mostly on character acting following that, and the 78-year-old most recently placed Constance Bingham in a short-term recurring role on the CBS series “The Young and the Restless.” originaldate 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM width 1356 height 789 Julie Newmar The famous Catwoman from the 1960s “Batman” television series, Julie Newmar loved to appear in genre programs, including “Star Trek” as Eleen in the 1967 episode “Friday’s Child.” originaldate 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM width 1024 height 768 Julie Newmar Now 81, she doesn’t do a lot of acting, but did voice Martha Wayne in the 2010 animated series “Batman: The Brave and the Bold.” She also lent her name to the 1995 film “To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar,” starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze and John Leguizamo. flash 16 cameramake Canon height 3744 orientation 1 camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop 7.0 originaldate 6/7/2014 4:13:57 PM width 5616 cameramodel Canon EOS 5D Mark II Teri Garr Before “Friends,” before “Dumb & Dumber,” even before “Tootsie,” it was “Star Trek” for Teri Garr. She played Roberta Lincoln in what would become a broken spinoff pilot “Assignment: Earth” in 1968. originaldate 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM width 640 height 427 Teri Garr A lot of people might not know she was even there, especially since she spelled her name “Terri Garr” at the time. Garr, now 67, hasn’t appeared on screen since 2007. originaldate 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM width 1280 height 700 Jonathan Goldsmith The Most Interesting Man in the World just got more interesting. He's from those famous Dos Equis commercials, telling friends to stay thirsty has a real name, and it’s Jonathan Goldsmith. He’s not only wrestled tigers, defeated legendary tennis players, and rescued puppies from hurricanes, but Goldsmith also played an unnamed Red Shirt in the “Star Trek” episode “The Corbomite Maneuver.” originaldate 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM width 480 height 360 Jonathan Goldsmith Not only was he unnamed, but he also was uncredited. And I’m sure we can only guess what his fate was. The 76-year-old always has been a busy character actor, but most of his work now is championing beer and making YouTube surfing fun. originaldate 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM width 1536 height 1290 Gene Roddenberry Yes, the Great Bird of the Galaxy himself, the man who created everything we have here today, actually appeared in the original “Star Trek.” Well, at least, his voice did. He was the galley chef in the episode “Charlie X” — a part where he was heard, not seen. originaldate 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM width 1200 height 690 Gene Roddenberry And, of course, some claim that Roddenberry himself was Capt. Robert April, the first captain of the Enterprise, before Christopher Pike — but that’s not exactly canon, now, is it? originaldate 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM width 1000 height 1275