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Born in Mahopac, N.Y., he befriended textile designer Vera at age 12, whom he credited with inspiring his pursuit of a design career. A Gotham native, Mees relocated to Los Angeles in the 1970s to pursue his design career.
In his 30-year career, Mees worked on more than a dozen television shows, spending a total of 14 years on the intergalactic sets of “Star Trek” with “The Next Generation,” “Voyager” and “Star Trek: Enterprise.” He received five Emmy nominations for his work with those futuristic sets.
- Michelle Salemi
Genre aficionados, this one's for you. A number of darker-hued TV pilot projects added to their cast lists on Thursday, beginning with ABC's "Gothica," a monster-movie soap that's tapped Christopher Egan ("Kings," "Vanished") and Tom Ellis ("Merlin," "EastEnders") to play literary spooks Dorian Gray and Victor Frankenstein, respectively. Set in contemporary times, the Matt Lopez-penned supernatural pilot will see the former character reimagined as a sexy playboy who helps lead heroine Grace Van Helsing discover who killed her family, while the latter character will be depicted as a brilliant and, yes, handsome doctor (and ex-boyfriend of Grace) who's desperately searching for »
- HitFix Staff
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