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Brent Spiner

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Brent Jay Spiner (/ˈspaɪnər/, born February 2, 1949, height 5' 10" (1,78 m)) is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and four subsequent films. His portrayal of Data in Star Trek: First Contact and of Dr. Brackish Okun in Independence Day, both in 1996, earned him a Saturn Award and Saturn Award nomination respectively. He has also enjoyed a career in the theatre and as a musician. Brent Jay Spiner was born February 2, 1949 in Houston, Texas to Sylvia and Jack Spiner, who owned a furniture store. After his father's death, Spiner was adopted by Sylvia's second husband, Sol Mintz, whose surname he used between 1955 and 1975. Spiner was raised Jewish. He attended Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas. Spiner became active on the Bellaire Speech team, winning the national championship in dramatic interpretation. He attended the University of Houston where he performed in local theatre.


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Born:
Feb 2, 1949 In Houston - Texas - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
60
First Appeared:
In the series Ryan's Hope 1975-07-07
Latest Project:
Series The Dain Curse 2017
Known For
Poster of Jack
Poster of Family Guy
Poster of Friends
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography

The Dain Curse (2018)

Series
as Tom Fink

The Midnight Man (2016)

Crime Thriller
Movie
as Ezekiel
5.7 5 votes

Outcast (2016)

Drama Horror
Series
as Sidney
7 61 votes

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Brakish Okun
4.9 1868 votes

Justice League Action (2016)

Action & Adventure Animation Family Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Edward Nygma
7.8 7 votes

Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey (2012)

Family
Movie
as Coach Mackey (voice)
0.5 1 votes

Alphas (2011)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Drama Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.4 65 votes

Fresh Hell (2011)

Comedy
Series
as Brent Spiner

Generator Rex (2010)

Animation Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
4.8 3 votes

Superhero Movie (2008)

Action Comedy Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Strom
4.8 228 votes

Leverage (2008)

Drama Comedy Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.9 52 votes

The Big Bang Theory (2007)

Comedy
Series
as Brent Spiner
7 1248 votes

Material Girls (2006)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Tommy Katzenbach
4.7 103 votes

Threshold (2005)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Drama Action & Adventure
Series
as Dr. Nigel Fenway
7 20 votes

Jack (2004)

Drama
Movie
as Vernon
3.3 3 votes

The Aviator (2004)

Drama
Movie
as Robert Gross
6.9 1100 votes

Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)

Science Fiction Action Adventure Thriller
Movie
as Lt. Commander Data
6.1 373 votes

The Master of Disguise (2002)

Comedy Family
Movie
as Devlin Bowman
3.9 63 votes

My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001)

Music
Movie
5 1 votes

Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)

Action Adventure Drama Science Fiction
Series
as Unknown
7.3 142 votes

The Ponder Heart (2001)

Drama
Movie
as Dorris Grabney
7 1 votes

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.3 54 votes

Geppetto (2000)

Comedy Drama Family Fantasy Music
Movie
as Stromboli
3.7 3 votes

Family Guy (1999)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.6 499 votes

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)

Animation Comedy Music
Movie
as Conan O'Brien
7.1 708 votes

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

Drama
Movie
as Earl Mills
6.1 10 votes

Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

Science Fiction Action Adventure Thriller
Movie
as Lt. Commander Data
6.3 306 votes

Trekkies (1997)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
6.2 16 votes

Out to Sea (1997)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Gil Godwyn
5.9 15 votes

Independence Day (1996)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Brackish Okun
6.7 2331 votes

Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

Science Fiction Action Adventure Thriller
Movie
as Lt. Commander Data
6.9 554 votes

Phenomenon (1996)

Drama Fantasy Romance Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Bob Niedorf
6.1 241 votes

The Outer Limits (1995)

Drama Horror Mystery Thriller Science Fiction
Series
as Unknown
7.8 40 votes

Deadly Games (1995)

Series
as Danny Schlecht
6 1 votes

Star Trek The Next Generation - All Good Things (1994)

Science Fiction Action Adventure Mystery
Movie
as Lt. Commander Data
8.3 10 votes

Friends (1994)

Comedy
Series
as James Campbell
7.8 517 votes

Corrina, Corrina (1994)

Comedy Drama Family Romance
Movie
as Brent Witherspoon
6.4 48 votes

Gargoyles (1994)

Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Action & Adventure Mystery
Series
as Unknown
7.7 26 votes

Star Trek: Generations (1994)

Science Fiction Action Adventure Thriller
Movie
as Lt. Commander Data
6.3 363 votes

Frasier (1993)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.7 120 votes

Mad About You (1992)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.2 41 votes

Star Trek The Next Generation - The Best of Both Worlds (1990)

Action Adventure Science Fiction TV Movie Thriller
Movie
as Data
6.8 7 votes

Shocker (1989)

Thriller Comedy Horror
Movie
as Talk Show Guest (uncredited)
5.5 68 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy Family
Series
as Unknown
7.2 705 votes

Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)

Action & Adventure Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Data
8.1 246 votes

Family Sins (1987)

Movie
as Ken McMahon

Sunday in the Park with George (1986)

Music
Movie
as Franz / Dennis
6.3 5 votes

Manhunt for Claude Dallas (1986)

Action TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Jim Stevens

Robert Kennedy & His Times (1985)

Drama
Series
as Allard Lowenstein

The Twilight Zone (1985)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.3 33 votes

Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985)

Movie
as Allard Lowenstein
6 1 votes

Night Court (1984)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 27 votes

Rent Control (1984)

Comedy
Movie
as Leonard Junger

Hunter (1984)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.1 10 votes

Tales from the Darkside (1983)

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
6.8 8 votes

Cheers (1982)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.5 97 votes

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)

Drama Thriller Music
Movie
as Corinne's Boss
6.4 11 votes

Hill Street Blues (1981)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.7 27 votes

The Paper Chase (1978)

Drama
Series
as Student in Reese's class
8.7 3 votes

Ryan's Hope (1975)

Drama
Series
as Doctor examining Kim
6.8 2 votes