Majel Barrett

Mostly Credited As: Majel Barrett
Sometimes Credited As: Majel Barrett Roddenberry
M. Leigh Hudec
Majel B. Roddenberry

Birth Name: Majel Lee Hudec
Date Of Birth: February 23, 1932 (Age 76)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio
Date Of Death: December 18, 2008
Cause Of Death: leukemia
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Majel Barrett

Majel Barrett was born Majel Lee Hudec on 23 February 1932. Before going into film and TV work she appeared in many theatrical productions. It was while she was performing in All for Mary that she won her first movie role. It was a bit part in the movie Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957).
Majel would continue to appear in small roles until she was cast in the first Star Trek (1966) pilot show named The Cage. This pilot was rejected by the studio and when Star Trek aired in 1966 Majel won the role of the nurse.
In 1969 she married Star Trek creator Gene Roddenbury and from that time appeared in many of his film and TV projects (The Questor Tapes (1974), Planet Earth (1974) and others).
Majel Barrett still plays an active part in the Star Trek TV Series. She played "Lwaxana Troi" in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), and since the original Star Trek series has provided the voice of the Starfleet computer voice in many of the Star Trek spin offs.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Spectre (1977)As: Lilith
The Questor Tapes (1974)As: Dr Bradley (Co-Star)
Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973)As: Nurse Christine Chapel, Lt. M'Ress -- [Voice]
Episode Cast Credits 

Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) 
  These are the Voyages... 04x22: (May/13/2005) Voiced  Computer 
  In a Mirror, Darkly (2) 04x19: (Apr/29/2005) Voiced  Defiant Computer 

Family Guy (1999) 
  Emission Impossible 03x11: (Nov/08/2001) Voiced  Computer Voice 

Star Trek: Voyager (1995) 
  Q2 07x19: (Apr/11/2001) Voiced  Voyager Computer, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Workforce, Part 2 07x17: (Feb/28/2001) As Narrator 
  The Fight 05x19: (Mar/24/1999) Voiced  Computer Voice, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Course: Oblivion 05x18: (Mar/03/1999) Voiced  Computer Voice 

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) 
  The Dogs of War 07x24: (May/26/1999) Voiced  Federation Computer, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Penumbra 07x17: (Apr/07/1999) Voiced  Federation Computer, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Valiant 06x22: (May/06/1998) Voiced  Federation Computer, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Blaze of Glory 05x23: (May/12/1997) Voiced  Federation Computer, [Co-Guest Stars]

Spider-Man (1994) (1994) 
  Spider Wars (2): Farewell, Spider-Man 05x13: (Jan/31/1998) Voiced  Anna Watson 
  The Return of Hydro-Man (2) 05x08: (Oct/31/1997) Voiced  Anna Watson 
  The Return of Hydro-Man (1) 05x07: (Oct/24/1997) Voiced  Anna Watson 
  Six Forgotten Warriors (5): The Price of Heroism 05x06: (Oct/17/1997) Voiced  Anna Watson 

Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) 
  All Good Things... (2) 07x26: (May/23/1994) Voiced  Computer, [Co-Guest Stars]
  All Good Things... (1) 07x25: (May/23/1994) Voiced  Computer, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Bloodlines 07x22: (May/02/1994) Voiced  Computer, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Firstborn 07x21: (Apr/25/1994) Voiced  Computer, [Co-Guest Stars]

Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973) 
  How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth? 02x05: (Oct/05/1974) Voiced  Female Yeoman 
  The Practical Joker 02x03: (Sep/21/1974) Voiced  Enterprise Computer 
  The Pirates of Orion 02x01: (Sep/07/1974) Voiced  Huron First Officer 
  The Jihad 01x16: (Jan/12/1974) Voiced  Lara, Vedalan 

Star Trek (1966) 
  Turnabout Intruder 03x24: (Jun/03/1969) As Nurse Christine Chapel, [Starring Roles]
  The Way to Eden 03x20: (Feb/21/1969) As Nurse Christine Chapel, [Starring Roles]
  The Lights of Zetar 03x18: (Jan/31/1969) As Nurse Christine Chapel, [Starring Roles]
  Let That Be Your Last Battlefield 03x15: (Jan/10/1969) As Nurse Christine Chapel / Voice of Computer, [Starring Roles]

The Second Hundred Years (1967) 
  No Experience Necessary 01x11: (Nov/22/1967) As Psychiatrist 

Love On A Rooftop (1966) 
  117 Ways to Cook Hamburger 01x02: (Sep/13/1966) As guest star 

Bonanza (1959) 
  Three Brides for Hoss 07x22: (Feb/20/1966) As Annie 
  Gift of Water 03x21: (Feb/11/1962) As Mrs. Ganther 

The Lieutenant (1963) 
  In the Highest Tradition 01x22: (Feb/29/1964) As Ruth Donaldson 

The Lucy Show (1962) 
  Lucy Is a Kangaroo for a Day 01x07: (Nov/12/1962) As Secretary 

77 Sunset Strip (1958) 
  Dress Rehearsal 04x36: (May/25/1962) As  

Cain's Hundred (1961) 
  The Quick Brown Fox 01x30: (May/15/1962) As Grace Newberg 

Pete and Gladys (1960) 
  Eyewitness 02x09: (Nov/13/1961) As guest star 

Leave It to Beaver (1957) 
  Beaver and Violet 03x32: (May/07/1960) As Gwen Rutherford 

The Untouchables (1959) (1959) 
  Little Egypt 01x18: (Feb/11/1960) As Waitress, [Uncredited]

Johnny Midnight (1960) 
  The Villain of the Piece 01x03: (Unknown) As Rosemary 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Andromeda (2000)• Executive Producer
Earth: Final Conflict (1997)• Creator
• Executive Producer

Episode Crew

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
The Muse 04x21 Apr/29/1996 As: Story

Majel admits that Lwaxana Troi's personality was derived a great deal from her own.

Majel attended law school for a year, but after receiving an 'F' in contract law, she moved to New York to pursue a career in acting.

Majel began pursuing her interest in acting at the age of 10 when she enrolled in a acting workshop.

Majel attended Shaker Heights High School in Cleveland, OH.

Majel has remained true to Gene Roddenberry's legacy, by attending Star Trek Conventions and Executive Producing his final works Earth: Final Conflict.

To play "Nurse Chapel," Majel bleached her hair blonde to give a different look from "Number One" in the pilot.

Majel supplied the voice for the Computer on Star Trek: The Next Generation Interactive Technical Manual software released in 1994.

Majel supplied her voice for the "Computer Voice" on the Star Trek Omnipedia software released in 1995.

Along with Leonard Nimoy, Majel is one of only two actors to appear in both the first and last episodes of the original Star Trek (1966) series.

Majel is one of only 32 actors or actresses to have starred in both the original Star Trek (1966) (up to and including Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country) and then in one of the spin offs.

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