Who is Majel Barrett?

Ever wonder who has been in the most star trek episodes? And if anyone ever played in all of the Star Trek movies? Majel Barrett could quite possibly be the most important actor in all of Star Trek, and the least well known.

At this point you may be wondering, who exactly is this mysterious Majel Barrett?

Drum Roll Please!

Majel Barrett also known as Majel Barrett-Rodenberry was the wife of Star Trek creator Gene Rodenberry. She played the roll of Nurse Chapel in the Original Series, she played Lwaxana Troi, Deanna’s mother in Next Generation, and she was the voice of the computer in all the Star Trek series and the movies. She is the only person to play in all series and all movies. Luckily, Ms. Barrett was able to provide the voice for the newest movie Star Trek, however she will no longer be playing that role. She died in 2008.

If you would like to read more about the First Lady of Star Trek, this article is very informative.


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Doctoral student, children's librarian, wife to the most supporting and loving man, and Mom to the most wonderful, curious, food-loving little boy.
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2 Responses to Who is Majel Barrett?

  1. I remember early on in our marriage my husand and I were watching an episode of Next Gen featuring Majel Barrett as Lwaxana Troi. At one point he turned to me and said that Lwaxana reminded him of his mother. I replied “I’m glad it was you who said that not me.”

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