Playing Edgar Allen Poe in a one-man play: "Nevermore - An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe" at the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood, California
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Jeffery Combs | Jeff Combs
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Brian Yuzna, who produced Re-Animator, was directing this trilogy of horror stories, and the glue that bound them together was this interweaving story of Lovecraft coming to an exotic, mystical library. He wanted me to play Lovecraft. I kind of resisted. I said, "I don't look like Lovecraft." But John Vulich is a great special-effects makeup artist. He really got me looking like him as much as he...
Auditioned for the role of Commander Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation
(1987). Although he did not get the role, Jonathan Frakes
, who did get the role, remembered Combs when directing an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
(1993) and cast him in a guest role in that episode. The producers liked his performance so much he was later cast in two different recurring roles on the show.