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
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on being cast as Herbert West in Re-Animator
(1985)] God, I had no idea what was to come. All I knew was, I was doing a play in Hollywood, and a casting director came to see it. I did not invite him. As I recall, he said, "I'm casting something you might be right for." I went in and met Stuart Gordon, did my read, got a callback where I was paired up with the great David Gale. We did a scene. I ...
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.