Dozens of big-name actors and actresses have appeared within the “Star Trek” universe because the delivery of the franchise in 1966. Some appeared within the Trekverse earlier than they’d their large breaks, whereas others guested on the height of their fame.
A number of of those “Star Trek” visitor stars have been additionally a part of one other one of many largest franchises in media historical past — the James Bond motion pictures. Which Trek friends have been additionally Bond Girls? Here’s all the things you must know.
Long earlier than she was a determined housewife and nearly ten years earlier than she grew to become a Bond Girl, Teri Hatcher appeared in an episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”
In the first-season episode “The Outrageous Okona,” Hatcher performed a Starfleet officer aboard the Enterprise named B.G. Robinson. She labored as a transporter operator, and he or she beamed Okona, a roguishly good-looking con artist, aboard the Enterprise. He flirted along with her a bit within the transporter room. Later within the episode, Okona went to Robinson’s quarters for a romantic liaison. It was a small however memorable position.
Almost a decade later, in 1997, Hatcher was cast as Paris Carver within the Bond movie “Tomorrow Never Dies.”
A number of years earlier than she grew to become a Bond Girl, Famke Janssen appeared in a single episode of TNG. She performed Kamala within the episode “The Perfect Mate.” Kamala was an alien lady whose whole function in life was to be the proper associate for the individual she was assigned to marry.
Kamala was born with empathic talents, a uncommon prevalence for her species. These talents made her able to sensing her associate’s needs so she might adapt herself to be the best mate. Once she “bonded” with a associate, she was psychically linked to them for all times.
Kamala’s betrothed was a high-ranking diplomat. She was basically a peace providing to settle a dispute between her folks. Unfortunately, Kamala bonded with Captain Picard earlier than she might bond along with her meant associate, that means that she might by no means actually be joyful along with her husband.
Just three years later, Janssen acquired her large break when she was cast as Xenia Onatopp within the Bond blockbuster “Goldeneye.”
Michelle Yeoh is the one Trekverse Bond Girl that appeared within the “Star Trek” franchise after starring in a Bond film. Yeoh was a significant star within the Kung Fu style earlier than she grew to become a Bond Girl. But her position as Wai Lin in “Tomorrow Never Dies” made her a mainstream celebrity. She and one other Trek Bond Girl, Hatcher, labored collectively on the movie.
A decade later, Yeoh made her Trekverse debut. In 2017, she launched followers to Phillipa Georgiou, the captain of the USS Shenzhou within the collection “Star Trek: Discovery.”
Georgiou died pretty early on within the collection, however Yeoh’s work within the Trekverse was removed from over. At the top of that first season, she got here again to play Georgiou’s counterpart within the Mirror Universe. Mirror Georgiou grew to become an everyday on the show for 2 extra seasons.