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    Star Trek The Next Generation: The actors then and now 2012-9-26 10:29:26

    star trek the next generation25 years ago, Star Trek:The Next Generation in the U.S. at the start and was a tremendous success. The actors, it is after the series fared very differently. Currently, however, many of them are beginning to get back.

    Member of the cast of "Star Trek" series to be, that is for an actor often curse and a blessing at the same time. On the one hand it is a great opportunity to acquire a sudden worldwide fame. On the other hand hovering in the danger, also to be determined precisely this role and this one genre.

    The cast of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" have been following their time on the show very different success in their careers. Some are on the right track, others saw it only once from less well. And still others have even changed the profession.

    As it is the actors since the show ended in 1994 and the completion of the Movies 2002 (with "Star Trek: Nemesis") fare?

    Patrick Stewart, who plays Captain Jean-Luc Picard had, as far as the cinema career of all TNG actors the greatest success: Right after the end of the series he was in movies such as "Jeffrey" (1995) and " Conspiracy Theory "(1997 - as opponents of Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts) in front of the camera. He also starred in the television movies "The Canterville Ghost" (1996), "Moby Dick" (1998) and "A Christmas Carol" (1999).

    His biggest post-TNG success was of course as Professor Charles Xavier in the "X-Men" movies (2000, 2003, 2006), which grossed together alone at the U.S. box office more than $ 600 million - and Stewart occasion gave , alongside a dream casts (including Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry and Famke Janssen) to play in three major blockbusters.

    On screen he has since done a bit rare. Lately, he can be heard in the cinema rather than seen. He has his voice, among other characters in "The Prince of Egypt" (1998), "Jimmy Neutron" (2001), "Chicken Little" (2005), "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" (2007) and "Ice Age 4 - Full moved "(2011) borrowed. He is regularly heard as a speaker in "American Dad" and "Family Guy." And "Family Guy" creator Seth McFarlane has also taken on the task of giving the voice of the narrator in the original English by "Ted" (2012).

    Stewart returned to television for guest appearances on "Frasier" and "Extras" back. As well as a starring role in the short-lived British model of "Eleventh Hour".

    Otherwise, his passion is now through the stage - and there especially Shakespeare. He has appeared on the side of "Doctor Who" star David Tennant in an RCS production of "Hamlet." He was "Macbeth." And was recently in a BBC adaptation of "Richard II" have been seen in "The Hollow Crown". On October the film  is shown as part of the Cologne Conference in Cologne.

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