Can You Guess the Real Names of These Star Trek Characters?

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Whether you prefer "The Original Series" more than "The Next Generation;" or you'd rather watch "Voyager" instead of "Deep Space Nine," we can all agree that Star Trek franchise is undeniably one of the most science fiction television franchises of all time! In fact, Star Trek has long since transcended television ever since it was introduced in the '60s; with an amazing 13 feature films produced and dozens of video games released throughout the years.

This quiz consists of 40 of the most memorable actors who portrayed some of the most iconic characters in the Star Trek universe. We won't get into the debate over who is the best captain (James Kirk or Jean-Luc Picard) but rest assured that the best from each series is represented in this quiz somewhere. From Uhura to Seven of Nine or from Spock to Geordi La Forge, we've included all of the fan favorites here! So are you ready to beam up the right answers? Then get ready; strap in, fire up that warp drive, and let's go!

Who is the Star Trek actor who is shown here?

Leonard Nimoy is an actor who played the role of Spock in several television series and films in the Star Trek franchise. His career with Star Trek spanned almost 50 years, from 1964 to 2013.

What is the name of the actor shown here who portrayed Dr. Beverly Crusher ?

Gates McFadden is an actor who played the role of Dr. Beverly Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation and several feature films. Gates McFadden has since then worked on a few other television series and has even been credited as a choreographer at times.

Do you remember the name of this Star Trek actor?

LeVar Burton is an actor who played the role of Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." LeVar Burton is also notable for being the host of "Reading Rainbow," the long-running PBS children's series.

Can you name this memorable Star Trek actor who played Captain Jean-Luc Picard?

Patrick Stewart is an actor who played the role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation. His career spans almost six decades, during which he has played countless memorable characters, including Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men series.

Who is the Star Trek actor who played Uhura?

Nichelle Nichols is an actor who played the role of Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Commander and then Commander) Uhura in the "Star Trek" television series. She is notable for being one of the first African American female characters on American television who was not portrayed as a servant.

Do you know which Star Trek actor is in this image?

Terry Farrell is an actor who played the role of Jadzia Dax in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." Before her acting career, Farrell had a period of moderate success as a model.

What is the name of the Star Trek actor in this picture?

Roxann Dawson is an actor who played the role of B'Elanna Torres in "Star Trek: Voyager." She has also done work as a writer, director and producer.

Who is the Star Trek actor shown in this picture?

Max Grodénchik is an actor who played the role of Rom in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." He had actually auditioned for the role of Quark (Rom’s brother) but didn't get the role.

Who is the Star Trek actor who played Quark?

Armin Shimerman is an actor who played the role of Quark in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." He has also played Kramer's caddy Stan on Seinfeld and Principal Snyder in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."

Which notable Star Trek actor is in this image?

George Takei is an actor who played the role of Hikaru Sulu in the television series "Star Trek." He has also appeared in six Star Trek feature films and is a supporter of human rights and LGBT rights.

What is the name of the Star Trek actor in this photo?

Chase Masterson is an actor who played the role of Leeta, a Bajoran Dabo girl in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Chase Masterson has also since then had a career as a singer, releasing a few commercial records and independent EPs.

Which notable Star Trek actor is in this image?

John de Lancie is an actor who played the role of Q in "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," and "Star Trek: Voyager." He has also appeared in other successful television series like "Breaking Bad" and "Stargate SG-1."

Who is the Star Trek actor is shown in this image?

Colm Meaney is an actor who played the role of Miles O'Brien in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." He has made appearances on several television series, including "Law and Order," "The Simpsons," and "Hell on Wheels."

Can you name the Star Trek actor in this picture?

Rosalind Chao is an actor who played the role of Keiko O'Brien in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." She has also previously earned a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California.

What is the name of the Star Trek actor in this image?

James Doohan is an actor who played the role of Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in the television series "Star Trek." James Doohan served in the Canadian military during World War II, notably during the D-Day invasion of Normandy.

Can you name this memorable Star Trek actor who played Reginald Barclay?

Dwight Schultz is an actor who played the role of Reginald Barclay in several Treks. He also appeared as Captain "Howling Mad" Murdock in "The A-Team."

Who is the Star Trek actor who is shown in this photo?

Marc Alaimo is an actor who played the role of Gul Dukat in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." Marc Alaimo has a history of appearing mostly as villains in several television series.

Can you name this memorable Star Trek actor who played Benjamin Sisko?

Avery Brooks is an actor who played the role of Benjamin Sisko in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." He is notably a tenured professor at Rutgers University (since 1976) in the theater department.

Do you remember the name of the Star Trek actor in this picture?

Jonathan Frakes played the role of Commander William T. Riker in "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," and "Star Trek: Voyager." He also served as a director for several episodes of the three Star Trek series that he appeared in.

Which actor played the role of Captain Kathryn Janeway in the Star Trek franchise?

Kate Mulgrew played the role of Captain Kathryn Janeway in "Star Trek: Voyager." She has since then appeared in several television series, including "Orange Is the New Black."

Do you remember the name of the Star Trek actor in this image?

Rene Auberjonois played the role of Odo in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." Rene Auberjonois also portrayed Chef Louis in "The Little Mermaid."

Which Star Trek actor is shown in this image?

Andrew Robinson played the role of Elim Garak in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." His daughter Rachel Robinson is an actress who also appeared in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine".

Do you know which Star Trek actor is in this photo?

William Shatner played the role of James T. Kirk in the Star Trek franchise. Shatner has also written a series of science fiction novels called TekWar, which was subsequently adapted into a television series of its own.

Do you know which Star Trek actor portrayed Ezri Dax?

Nicole de Boer played the role of Ezri Dax in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." Although she only appeared in the final season of the series, she was well received and is still a fan favorite to this day.

What is the name of the actor shown here who portrayed Pavel Chekov?

Walter Koenig played the role of Pavel Chekov in the "Star Trek" TV series. He was also featured on another science fiction TV series, "Babylon 5," as Alfred Bester.

Do you remember the name of the Star Trek actor in this photo?

Diana Muldaur played the role of Dr. Katherine Pulaski in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." She has been nominated for three Emmy Awards and was the first woman to serve as president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

This is a photo of which Star Trek actor?

Robert Beltran played the role of Commander Chakotay in "Star Trek: Voyager." He also starred in Paul Bartel's black comedy film "Eating Raoul."

Which actor played the role of Dr. Julian Bashir in the Star Trek franchise?

Alexander Siddig played the role of Dr. Julian Bashir in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." He recently portrayed Prince Doran Martell in "Game of Thrones" and Ra's al Ghul in "Gotham."

Which notable Star Trek actor is in this image?

Brent Spiner played the role of Lieutenant Commander Data in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." His portrayal of Data has earned him praise over the years, as well as the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Do you know which Star Trek actor portrayed Wesley Crusher?

Wil Wheaton played the role of Wesley Crusher in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." He has also appeared in several other TV series and films and he now currently the host and co-creator of the YouTube board game show TableTop.

Which actor played the role of Christine Chapel in the Star Trek franchise?

Majel Barrett played the role of Christine Chapel in the original "Star Trek" series. She also portrayed Lwaxana Troi on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." She was also the second wife of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry.

This is an image of which Star Trek actor?

Michael Dorn played the role of Worf in the Star Trek franchise. Michael Dorn is notable for having appeared more times as a regular cast member than any other Star Trek actor – a total of 272 episodes and 5 films.

Do you know which Star Trek actor is in this picture?

Aron Eisenberg played the role of Nog on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." Aron Eisenberg also guest starred in "Star Trek Voyager" as a Kazon, called Kar.

Do you know which Star Trek actor portrayed Naomi Wildman?

Scarlett Pomers played the role of Naomi Wildman on "Star Trek: Voyager." She is also a singer-songwriter who released her debut EP in 2010.

Which Star Trek actor is shown in this picture?

Denise Crosby played the role of Security Chief Tasha Yar in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." She also then subsequently played Yar's daughter, Commander Sela, in later seasons.

This is a picture of which Star Trek actor?

Cirroc Lofton played the role of Jake Sisko on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." He also had a recurring role on the Showtime drama series "Soul Food."

Can you name the Star Trek actor is in this photo?

Jeri Ryan played the role of Seven of Nine on "Star Trek: Voyager." Her performance in the series earned her four Saturn Award nominations over the years and one win in 2001.

Which Star Trek actor is shown in this photo?

Marina Sirtis played the role of Deanna Troi on the television series "Star Trek: The Next Generation." In addition to appearing on other television series and films, Marina has also done voice word for animated TV series and video games.

Can you name the Star Trek actor in this image?

DeForest Kelley played the role of Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the television and film series "Star Trek." Kelley had also experienced success as a screenwriter, poet and as singer.

What is the name of the actor shown here who portrayed Kira Nerys?

Nana Visitor played the role of Kira Nerys in the television series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." She also portrayed Jean Ritter in the television series "Wildfire."

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