STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 262 this week

Brent Spiner


Brent Spiner, whose primary claim to fame is his portrayal of the beloved android Data on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), was born and raised in Houston, Texas. His parents, Jack and Sylvia Spiner, owned and operated a furniture store. Jack died of kidney failure at age 29, when Brent was 10 months old. When he was 6 ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View legal
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Brent Spiner? Add or change photos

Brent Spiner on Twitter

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 people
created 07 Nov 2011
 
a list of 36 people
created 19 Feb 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 15 Apr 2012
 
a list of 33 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 23 people
created 4 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Brent Spiner.

User Polls

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (83 credits)
 2013 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Dr. Noonien Soong / Gondola Jack / Medic
- Caffeine-Induced Aneurysm (2013) ... Dr. Noonien Soong / Gondola Jack / Medic (voice)
 2010-2013 Generator Rex (TV Series)
Dr. Gabriel Rylander / additional voices
- End Game: Part 2 (2013) ... Dr. Gabriel Rylander / additional voices (voice)
- Endgame Part 1 (2013) ... Dr. Gabriel Rylander / additional voices (voice)
- Target: Consortium (2012) ... Dr. Gabriel Rylander / additional voices (voice)
- Dark Passage (2010) ... Dr. Gabriel Rylander (voice)
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Robots
- Them, Robot (2012) ... Robots (voice)
 2011 Young Justice (TV Series)
The Joker
- Revelation (2011) ... The Joker (voice)
 2011 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
Brent Spiner
- The Russian Rocket Reaction (2011) ... Brent Spiner (uncredited)
 2011 Alphas (TV Series)
Dr. Kern
- Blind Spot (2011) ... Dr. Kern
 2011 The Guild (TV Series)
Brent Spiner
 2010 Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey
Coach Mackey (voice)
 2009 Family Guy (TV Series)
Brent Spiner
 2009 Leverage (TV Series)
William Quint
- The Juror #6 Job (2009) ... William Quint
 2005 Joey (TV Series)
Brent Spiner
- Joey and the Premiere (2005) ... Brent Spiner (uncredited)
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Graham Barnes
- Shrink-Wrapped (2004) ... Graham Barnes
 2004 Jack (TV Movie)
Vernon
 2003 An Unexpected Love (TV Movie)
Brad
 2003 Frasier (TV Series)
Albert
 2002 Star Trek: Bridge Commander (Video Game)
Commander Data (voice)
 2001 I Am Sam
Shoe Salesman
 2001 The Ponder Heart (TV Movie)
Dorris Grabney
 2001 Ask Me No Questions (TV Movie)
 2001 Star Trek: Away Team (Video Game)
Lt. Commander Data (voice)
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
Bob
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car?
Pierre (uncredited)
 2000 Geppetto (TV Movie)
Stromboli
 1999 Star Trek: Hidden Evil (Video Game)
Lt. Cmdr. Data (voice)
 1997 Star Trek: Generations (Video Game)
Lt. Cmdr. Data (voice)
 1997 Out to Sea
Gil Godwyn
 1995-1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
Puck
- Possession (1996) ... Puck (voice)
- The Gathering: Part 2 (1996) ... Puck (voice)
- Future Tense (1996) ... Puck (voice)
- The Mirror (1995) ... Puck
 1996 Pie in the Sky
Upscale Guy
 1996 Dream On (TV Series)
Dr. Strongwater
- The Spirit of 76th & Park (1996) ... Dr. Strongwater
 1995 Chronomaster (Video Game)
Milo (voice)
 1995 Deadly Games (TV Series)
Danny Schlecht
- The Practical Joker (1995) ... Danny Schlecht
 1995 Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1995 Mad About You (TV Series)
Bob, the Dog Agent
- Just My Dog (1995) ... Bob, the Dog Agent
 1994 Corrina, Corrina
Brent Witherspoon
 1991 Crazy from the Heart (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1989 Shocker
Talkshow guest (uncredited)
 1989 Miss Firecracker
Preacher Mann
 1987 Family Sins (TV Movie)
Ken McMahon
 1987 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series)
Soldier
- The Spa Who Loved Me (1987) ... Soldier (uncredited)
 1987 Cheers (TV Series)
Bill Grand
- Never Love a Goalie: Part 2 (1987) ... Bill Grand
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Willie Vaughn
- The Contract (1986) ... Willie Vaughn
 1986 Manhunt for Claude Dallas (TV Movie)
Jim Stevens
 1986 Sylvan in Paradise (TV Movie)
Clinton C. Waddle
 1986 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Franz / Dennis
- Sunday in the Park with George (1986) ... Franz / Dennis
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Draft Dodger (segment "Dead Run")
- The Leprechaun-Artist/Dead Run (1986) ... Draft Dodger (segment "Dead Run")
 1985 Crime of Innocence (TV Movie)
Hinnerman
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Larry Stein
- The Life and Time of Dominic Florio Jr. (1985) ... Larry Stein
 1985 Robert Kennedy and His Times (TV Mini-Series)
Allard Lowenstein
 1984 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Ralph Harley
- Episode dated 17 December 1984 (1984) ... Ralph Harley
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Reverend Peabody
- A Case of the Stubborns (1984) ... Reverend Peabody
 1984 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Student in Reese's class
- The Advocates (1984) ... Student in Reese's class
 1984 Rent Control
Leonard Junger
 1982 Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
Corinne Burns's Boss (uncredited)
 1981 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Doctor examining Kim
- Episode #1.1442 (1981) ... Doctor examining Kim (uncredited)
 1980 Stardust Memories
Fan in Lobby
 1979 Family (TV Series)
Fred
- Prelude (1979) ... Fred
 1978 The Dain Curse (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Fink
 1970 My Sweet Charlie (TV Movie)
Local (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (29 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1985, he played "The Duke" in the Broadway musical "Big River" replacing original cast member Rene Auberjunois. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 9 Articles | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[September 12, 2006] I don't think I should play Data anymore. I think I'm too old to play him anymore to be honest. I think it would look stupid putting that make-up on me at this point. There certain characters that I think work in a youthful way and I think I really skated along the edge in the last couple movies as it was. See more »

Trivia:

Attended and graduated from the University of Houston in 1974. See more »

Trademark:

Lieutenant Commander Data on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and four of the Star Trek films

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Brent Spiner's True Love: Gabrielle Chana SinisterTwist
Why Doesn't He Wear a Wedding Ring Eisley10
Paramount passed on his script! WeezaY5000
Why not popular? cherryfly
Data's Funniest lines de_palma_nic
Old Data criticus1
Discuss Brent Spiner on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page