John de Lancie
John de Lancie in 2009
|Education||Juilliard School (BFA)|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, director, producer, writer, voice artist|
Marnie Mosiman(m. 1984)
|Children|| Keegan de Lancie |
Owen de Lancie
|Parent(s)|| John de Lancie |
Andrea de Lancie
John de Lancie is an American actor, director, producer, writer, and voice artist, best known for his role as Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–94) and the voice of Discord in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010–present).
Q is a fictional character as well as the name of a race in Star Trek appearing in the Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager series, as well as in related media. The most familiar Q is portrayed by John de Lancie. He is an extra-dimensional being of unknown origin who possesses immeasurable power over normal human notions of time, space, the laws of physics, and reality itself, being capable of altering it to his whim. Despite his vast knowledge and experience spanning untold eons, he is not above practical jokes for his own personal amusement, for a Machiavellian and manipulative purpose, or to prove a point. He is said to be almost omnipotent, and he is continually evasive regarding his true motivations.
Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry. It originally aired from September 28, 1987 to May 23, 1994 in syndication, spanning 178 episodes over the course of seven seasons. The third series in the Star Trek franchise, it is the second sequel to Star Trek: The Original Series. Set in the 24th century, when Earth is part of a United Federation of Planets, it follows the adventures of a Starfleet starship, the USS Enterprise-D, in its exploration of the Milky Way galaxy.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a Canadian-American long-running children's animated fantasy television series created by Lauren Faust for Hasbro. The series is based on Hasbro's My Little Pony line of toys and animated works and is often referred to by collectors as the fourth generation ("G4") of the franchise. The series premiered on October 10, 2010, on The Hub cable channel. Hasbro selected animator Lauren Faust as the creative director and executive producer for the show. Faust sought to challenge the established nature of the existing My Little Pony line, creating more in-depth characters and adventurous settings; she left the series during season 2, to be replaced by Meghan McCarthy as showrunner for the remainder of the series.
He has been featured in several recurring roles on television series, including Frank Simmons in Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007) and Donald Margolis in Breaking Bad (2008–13).
Stargate SG-1 is a Canadian-American military science fiction adventure television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise. The show, created by Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner, is based on the 1994 science fiction film Stargate by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich. The television series was filmed in and around the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The series premiered on Showtime on July 27, 1997 and moved to the Sci Fi Channel on June 7, 2002; the final episode first aired on Sky1 on March 13, 2007.
Breaking Bad is an American neo-Western crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. The show originally aired on AMC for five seasons, from January 20, 2008 to September 29, 2013. Set and filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the series tells the story of Walter White, a struggling and depressed high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with stage-3 lung cancer. Together with his former student Jesse Pinkman, White turns to a life of crime by producing and selling crystallized methamphetamine to secure his family's financial future before he dies, while navigating the dangers of the criminal underworld. The title comes from the Southern colloquialism "breaking bad" which means to "raise hell" or turn to a life of crime.
De Lancie is one of two siblings born to John Sherwood de Lancie (July 26, 1921 – May 17, 2002) -- who was principal oboist of the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1954–1977—and Andrea de Lancie. He has a sister, Christina.
John Sherwood de Lancie was an American oboist and arts administrator. He was principal oboist of the Philadelphia Orchestra for 23 years and also director of the Curtis Institute of Music.
Oboes belong to the classification of double reed woodwind instruments. Oboes are usually made of wood, but there are also oboes made of synthetic materials. The most common oboe plays in the treble or soprano range. A soprano oboe measures roughly 65 cm long, with metal keys, a conical bore and a flared bell. Sound is produced by blowing into the reed at a sufficient air pressure, causing it to vibrate with the air column. The distinctive tone is versatile and has been described as "bright". When the word oboe is used alone, it is generally taken to mean the treble instrument rather than other instruments of the family, such as the bass oboe, the cor anglais, or oboe d'amore
The Philadelphia Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of the "Big Five" American orchestras, the orchestra is based at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, where it performs its subscription concerts, numbering over 130 annually, in Verizon Hall.
I was dyslexic, but at the time that was not really a word that was used. What was used was "mildly retarded" or "slow".— John de Lancie
Being dyslexic, he struggled with reading difficulties throughout his school years.One of his teachers recommended to his parents to encourage him to consider a career as an actor. He ended up winning a scholarship to the Juilliard School in New York.
Dyslexia, also known as reading disorder, is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence. Different people are affected to varying degrees. Problems may include difficulties in spelling words, reading quickly, writing words, "sounding out" words in the head, pronouncing words when reading aloud and understanding what one reads. Often these difficulties are first noticed at school. When someone who previously could read loses their ability, it is known as alexia. The difficulties are involuntary and people with this disorder have a normal desire to learn.
The Juilliard School is a performing arts conservatory located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City. Established in 1905, the school trains about 850 undergraduate and graduate students in dance, drama, and music. It is widely regarded as one of the world's leading drama, music and dance schools, with some of the most prestigious arts programs.
De Lancie portrayed Q, a recurring character in several of the Star Trek franchise series. He is one of the few characters appearing in multiple series of the franchise. In eight episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation ("Encounter at Farpoint", "Hide and Q", "Q Who", "Deja Q", "Qpid", "True Q", "Tapestry", "All Good Things ..."), in one episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ("Q-Less"), and in three episodes of Star Trek: Voyager ("Death Wish", "The Q and the Grey", "Q2"). De Lancie's son Keegan de Lancie appeared with his father as Q's son in one episode of Star Trek: Voyager ("Q2").
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (DS9) is an American science fiction television series created by Rick Berman and Michael Piller. It originally aired from January 3, 1993, to June 2, 1999, in syndication, spanning 176 episodes over seven seasons. The fourth series in the Star Trek franchise, it served as the third sequel to Star Trek: The Original Series. Set in the 24th century, when Earth is part of a United Federation of Planets, it is based on the eponymous space station Deep Space Nine, located adjacent to a wormhole connecting Federation territory to the Gamma Quadrant on the far side of the Milky Way galaxy.
Star Trek: Voyager is an American science fiction television series created by Rick Berman, Michael Piller, and Jeri Taylor. It originally aired between January 16, 1995 and May 23, 2001 on UPN, lasting for 172 episodes over seven seasons. The fifth series in the Star Trek franchise, it served as the fourth sequel to Star Trek: The Original Series. Set in the 24th century, when Earth is part of a United Federation of Planets, it follows the adventures of the Starfleet vessel USS Voyager, as it attempts to return home after being stranded in the Delta Quadrant on the far side of the Milky Way galaxy.
John Keegan de Lancie is an American actor and son of actor John de Lancie and Marnie Mosiman. He is known for his role as Q, or Q Junior, on Star Trek: Voyager, where he played the son of Q, a longstanding character in the Star Trek franchise portrayed by his father, John de Lancie, in the episode "Q2". He has also appeared in several other popular television shows such as Ally McBeal and The Drew Carey Show. Keegan has one brother, Owen de Lancie.
My popularity is very disproportionate to the amount of times that I actually was on the show. ... It's a double-edged sword. I never partook of the financial rewards of the show in terms of being a regular, I just came on and once a year would do a show.— John de Lancie
De Lancie was initially too busy to audition for the part of "Q" but Gene Roddenberry, whom he did not know, arranged a second opportunity. De Lancie recognizes that even though Star Trek was only a small part of his career, it opened doors for him.
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry was an American television screenwriter, producer and creator of the original Star Trek television series, and its first spin-off The Next Generation. Born in El Paso, Texas, Roddenberry grew up in Los Angeles, where his father was a police officer. Roddenberry flew 89 combat missions in the Army Air Forces during World War II, and worked as a commercial pilot after the war. Later, he followed in his father's footsteps and joined the Los Angeles Police Department, where he also began to write scripts for television.
In addition to his role in Star Trek, de Lancie has appeared in many other television series. He most notably plays the voice of Discord, a recurring character in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic . Discord was inspired by de Lancie's "Q", as an omnipotent being who embodies chaos but is occasionally helpful to the heroes of the show. He was a popular actor on Days of Our Lives as Eugene Bradford. He also co-starred in Michael Piller's creation, Legendand had recurring roles in Stargate SG-1 as an NID agent.
He has also guest-starred in multiple television series, including Breaking Bad , The West Wing , Charmed , Andromeda , The Unit , MacGyver , Law & Order: LA , Torchwood: Miracle Day , Touched by an Angel , Time Trax, the 1980s revival of Mission: Impossible , and Special Unit 2, along with animated series, including The Angry Beavers , Extreme Ghostbusters , Invader Zim , Duck Dodgers , Max Steel , Duckman , Young Justice ,and DC Super Hero Girls as Mr. Freeze.
De Lancie's film credits include The Hand that Rocks the Cradle , Get Smart, Again! , The Fisher King , Bad Influence , The Onion Field , Taking Care of Business , Fearless , Arcade , Multiplicity , Woman on Top , Good Advice , The Big Time , Pathology , Evolver , Reign Over Me , My Apocalypse , Crank: High Voltage , and You Lucky Dog .
De Lancie has been a member of the American Shakespeare Festival, the Seattle Repertory Company, South Coast Repertory, the Mark Taper Forum, and the Old Globe (where he performed Arthur Miller's Resurrection Blues ).
He has performed and directed for Los Angeles Theater Works, the producing arm of KCRW-FM and National Public Radio, where the series The Play's the Thing originates.
De Lancie appeared in Star Trek: The Music , a touring company, with Robert Picardo. De Lancie and Picardo narrate around the orchestral performance, explaining the history of the music in Star Trek .He performed Pierre Curie in Alan Alda's play, Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie in 2001 at the Geffen Theater in Los Angeles.
De Lancie voiced the characters of Antonio Malochio in Interstate '76 , Trias in Planescape: Torment , and Dr. Death in Outlaws , William Miles in Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Assassin's Creed III , Fitz Quadwrangle in Quantum Conundrum , and Q in both the Star Trek: The Next Generation pinball game and the mobile game Star Trek Timelines , and portrayed Q in Star Trek: Borg . He further voiced human emperor in Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars .He also voiced Alarak in Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void and reprised the role for Heroes of the Storm. More recently he voiced Geist, the leader of the Templars in the XCOM 2 expansion, War of the Chosen.
De Lancie co-wrote the Star Trek novel I, Q with Peter David, as well as co-writing the novel Soldier of Light (with Tom Cool).He wrote the DC comic book story The Gift. With Leonard Nimoy, de Lancie recorded several audio dramas based on classic science-fiction tales, under the label "Alien Voices".
De Lancie has performed as narrator with a number of major orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic,the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Nova Scotia. He provided the narration for the world premiere of Lorenzo Palomo's The Sneetches and Other Stories (based on the book by Dr. Seuss) with the Oberlin Conservatory Orchestra. He has written and directed ten symphonic plays which were produced with the Milwaukee, St. Paul Chamber, Ravinia, Los Angeles, and Pasadena Orchestras.
De Lancie was the writer, director and host of First Nights, an adult concert series at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Los Angeles Philharmonic,based loosely on the book of the same name by Thomas Forrest Kelly, which explored the life and music of Stravinsky, Beethoven, Mahler, Schumann, and Prokofiev. In 2006, de Lancie made his opera directorial debut with the Atlanta Opera performing Puccini's "Tosca" from May 18–21.
In September 2019, De Lancie will be narrating as "Forever Of The Stars" in the first ever live performances of Ayreon's Sci-Fi concept album Into the Electric Castle.
While on stage at the 2012 Ottawa ComicCon, de Lancie announced that he had made plans to co-produce a documentary about "bronies" (older, usually male teenage and adult fans of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic ). De Lancie stated that he was taken aback by how disrespectfully national news media portrayed the brony fandom.
He began a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the documentary, now titled Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony .The Kickstarter campaign began on May 13, 2012, and by June 10, 2012, had reached a total of $322,022, becoming Kickstarter's second-highest funded film project of all time.
De Lancie is an atheist and humanist, who routinely advocates for others who have this view to be open about it.He spoke at the Reason Rally in Washington, D.C., on June 4, 2016. He spoke in reference to his Star Trek character Q, saying:
My name is John de Lancie, and I am a god. At least, I've played one on TV. And I'm here to tell you as a god that I was created by humans. And the words I spoke were written by men and women ... My creators took great care in exalting me to the position I hold today. And just like all the gods before me—Zeus, Baal, Yahweh—my god creators wanted you to believe that I am the omnipotent one. The alpha and the omega… Truth be told… I don’t exist any more than the thousands of other gods that humans have created, worshiped, and died for since the beginning of time. But if you insist on believing in me, you do so at your own risk… I will lead you down the path of ignorance, intolerance, and bigotry… All because you believe.
On July 14, 2017, de Lancie attended the unveiling of a statue of Clarence Darrow at the Rhea County Courthouse, Dayton, Tennessee, the site of the Scopes Trial in 1925, where Darrow had argued in favor of the teaching of evolution and secular education.
In April 2019, the Center for Inquiry announced that de Lancie was scheduled to be a featured speaker in October of that year at their annual conference, CSICon.
De Lancie is married to actress Marnie Mosiman, who guest-starred in one episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation as a character known as Harmony/Wisdom/Balance in the episode "Loud as a Whisper".The couple have two sons: Keegan (born 1984) and Owen (born 1987).
De Lancie is an experienced sailor who spends a lot of his time on the Pacific Ocean, which "sometimes involves very terrifying experiences."
|1979||The Onion Field||LAPD Lieutenant #2|
|1990||Taking Care of Business||Ted Bradford Jr.|
|1991||The Fisher King||TV Executive|
|1992||The Hand that Rocks the Cradle||Dr. Victor Mott|
|1994||Deep Red||Thomas Newmeyer|
|1998||Saving Private Ryan||Letter-Reader||Voice|
|1998||You Lucky Dog||Lyle Windsor|
|1999||Final Run||George Bouchard|
|2000||Woman on Top||Alex Reeves|
|2007||Reign Over Me||Nigel Pennington|
|2008||My Apocalypse||Nathan Eastman|
|2008||Pathology||Dr. Quentin Morris|
|2009||Crank: High Voltage||Fish Halman|
|2009||Gamer||Chief of Staff|
|2013||Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony||Himself||Co-producer|
|2017||Olaf's Frozen Adventure||Mr. Olsen||Voice|
|1977||McMillan & Wife||Powell|
|1977||SST: Death Flight||Bob Connors||Television film|
|1977–1978||The Six Million Dollar Man||Various Characters|
|1978||The Bastard||Lt. Stark|
|1979||Battlestar Galactica||Officer||Episode: "Experiment in Terra"|
|1981||Nero Wolfe||Tom Irwin||Episode: "Might as Well Be Dead"|
|1982–1986||Days of Our Lives||Eugene Bradford|
|1983||The Thorn Birds||Alastair MacQueen||Miniseries|
|1986||The New Twilight Zone||The Dispatcher||Episode: "Dead Run"|
|1986||MacGyver||Brian Ashford||Episode: "The Escape"|
|1986||Murder, She Wrote||Binky Holborn||Episode: "If the Frame Fits"|
|1987–1994||Star Trek: The Next Generation||Q||8 episodes|
|1988||Mission: Impossible||Matthew Drake||Episode: "The Killer"|
|1989||Days of Our Lives||Eugene Bradford|
|1989||Get Smart, Again!||Major Preston Waterhouse||Uncredited|
|1989||The Nutt House||Norman Shrike||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1991||L.A. Law||Mark Chelios||Episode: "The Beverly Hill Hangers"|
|1993||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||Q||Episode: "Q-Less"|
|1993||Batman: The Animated Series||Eagleton|
|1994||Without Warning||Barry Steinbrenner||Television film|
|1996||Picket Fences||District Attorney||Episode: "Three Weddings and a Meltdown"|
|1996||Touched by an Angel||Justinian Jones||Episode: "Jones vs. God"|
|1997||Duckman||Tyler Fitzgerald||Episode: "From Brad to Worse"|
|1996–2001||Star Trek: Voyager||Q||3 episodes|
|1999||The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest||Dr. Quest|
|2000||Angry Beavers||The Yak in the Sack||Episode: "Yak in the Sack"|
|2000||The Outer Limits||Donald Finley||Episode: "The Gun"|
|2000||The West Wing||Al Kiefer||2 episodes|
|2000||Sports Night||Bert Stors||Episode: "April is the Cruelest Month"|
|2001||Andromeda||Sid Barry||1 episode|
|2001||Special Unit 2||King of the Links||Episode: "The Eve"|
|2001||The Practice||Walter Bannish|
|2001||Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future||Gerard Hamilton||Episode: "The Surrender of Earth"|
|2002||Andromeda||Sam Profitt||1 episode|
|2002||Crossing Jordan||Medical Examiner Thaxton||Episode: "Payback"|
|2001–2002||Stargate SG-1||Colonel Frank Simmons / Goa'uld||5 episodes|
|2003||Judging Amy||Dr. Eagan||Episode: "Picture of Perfect"|
|2003||Duck Dodgers||Sinestro||Voice |
Episode: "The Green Loontern"
|2005||The Closer||Dr. Dawson||Episode: "Flashpoint|
|2005||Invader Zim||Agent Darkbootie||Voice|
|2009||Greek||Himself||Episode: "The Dork Knight"|
|2009–2010||Breaking Bad||Donald Margolis||4 episodes|
|2011||Law & Order: LA||Judge Avery Staynor||Episode "Carthay Circle"|
|2011||Franklin & Bash||Gallen||Episode "Bachelor Party"|
|2011||Torchwood: Miracle Day||Agent Allen Shapiro||3 episodes|
|2011||Young Justice||Mister Twister||Voice|
Episode: "Welcome to Happy Harbor"
|2011–present||My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic||Discord||Voice|
1 television special
|2012||NTSF:SD:SUV::||Leonardo da Vinci||Episode: "Time Angels"|
|2012||The Secret Circle||Royce Armstrong||Episode: "Crystal"|
|2014||The Mentalist||Edward Feinberg||Episode: "Silver Wings of Times"|
|2014||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||General Robert Landsdale||Episode: "Boston Brakes"|
|2015||The Librarians||Mephistopheles||Episode: "And the Infernal Contract"|
|2016||Justice League Action||Brainiac||Voice|
|2017||Star Trek Continues||Galisti||Episode: "What Ships Are For"|
|2019||DC Super Hero Girls||Mr. Freeze|
|1996||Star Trek: Borg||Q|
|1997||Outlaws||Matthew 'Dr. Death' Jackson||Voice|
|1997||Interstate '76||Antonio Malochio||Voice|
|1998||Star Trek: The Game Show||Q|
|1998||Interstate '76 Arsenal||Antonio Malochio||Voice|
|1999||Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned||Montreaux||Voice|
|1999||Planescape: Torment||Trias the Betrayer||Voice|
|2000||Star Trek: ConQuest Online||Q||Voice|
|2011||Assassin's Creed: Revelations||William Miles||Voice|
|2012||Quantum Conundrum||Professor Fitz Quadwrangle||Voice|
|2012||Assassin's Creed III||William Miles||Voice|
|2014||Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff||Q||Voice|
|2015||StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void||Alarak||Voice|
|2015||My Little Pony, Twilight's Kingdom Storybook App||Discord|
|2016||Heroes of the Storm||Alarak||Voice|
|2016||Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars||Human Emperor||Voice|
|2016||StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops||Alarak||Voice|
|2016||World of Warcraft: Legion||Vydhar / Morphael||Voice (uncredited)|
|2017||XCOM 2: War of the Chosen||Geist||Voice|
|2018||Payday 2||46th President of the United States|
Robert "Bob" Picardo is an American actor. He is known for his portrayals of Dr. Dick Richards on ABC's China Beach; the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH), also known as The Doctor, on Star Trek: Voyager; the Cowboy in Innerspace, Coach Cutlip on The Wonder Years ; Ben Wheeler in Wagons East; and as Richard Woolsey in the Stargate television franchise. Picardo is also a member of the Board of Directors of The Planetary Society.
"Hide and Q" is the tenth episode of the first season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, and originally aired on November 23, 1987, in broadcast syndication. The story was originally written by Maurice Hurley but went under numerous re-writes by the show's creator Gene Roddenberry. The episode was directed by Cliff Bole, and saw the return of John de Lancie as Q.
"The Q and the Grey" is the 11th episode of the third season of Star Trek: Voyager, the 53rd episode overall. This is a science fiction television episode of the Star Trek franchise, that aired on UPN in 1996, featuring John de Lancie as the alien Q.
"Tapestry" is the 15th episode of the sixth season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, the 141st overall. It was originally released on February 15, 1993, in broadcast syndication. Set in the 24th century, the series follows the adventures of the crew of the Federation starship Enterprise. Ronald D. Moore was credited with writing the episode, but the basis of the story was a collaborative effort from the writing crew. "Tapestry" was directed by Les Landau, with the title coming from executive producer Michael Piller.
"Q-Less" is the sixth episode of the first season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (DS9). Set in the 24th century, the series follows the adventures on Deep Space Nine, a space station located near a stable wormhole between the Alpha and Gamma quadrants of the Milky Way Galaxy. In this episode, Vash, a former love interest of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, arrives aboard the Deep Space Nine station trying to elude her companion, Q, and make a profit selling archaeological artefacts from the Gamma Quadrant, including a mysterious alien crystal. "Q-Less" saw the return of Vash and Q, two recurring characters from Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG). It was Jennifer Hetrick's final performance as Vash and John de Lancie's only appearance as Q on Deep Space Nine.
Nicole Lyn Oliver is a Canadian actress and singer. She is best known for her roles as Princess Celestia and Cheerilee in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and Zoe Trent in Littlest Pet Shop.
"Deja Q" is the 13th episode of the third season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the 61st episode of the series overall.
"Q2" is the 18th episode of the seventh season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: Voyager. It initially aired on the UPN network as the 165th episode of the Star Trek franchise overall, and was directed by Star Trek: The Next Generation castmember LeVar Burton.
Ashleigh Adele Ball is a Canadian voice actress, singer, and musician, known for singing in the rock band Hey Ocean!, as well as voicing characters in several toyetic movies and television series, notably the Barbie film series, Bratz, Johnny Test, Littlest Pet Shop and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. She is the subject of the documentary A Brony Tale directed by Brent Hodge, which follows her through her first interactions with the Brony community at BronyCon 2012..
Star Trek: The Music is conducted by Erich Kunzel of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, and hosted/narrated by John de Lancie and Robert Picardo.
BronyCon is an annual fan convention held on the east coast of the United States for fans of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, among them adult and teenage fans of the show, who call themselves bronies. Ten events have occurred to date, with the most recent one in July 2018 drawing in 5,465 attendees. Though originally planned to run through 2025, it was announced at the closing ceremonies of the 2018 convention that 2019 would be the final year.
Michelle Nicole Creber is a Canadian actress, singer, dancer, musician, song-writer and voice actress who is best known as the speaking/singing voice of Apple Bloom in the TV series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.
"The Return of Harmony" is the collective name for the first and second episodes of the second season of the Canadian-American animated television series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, as well as the twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth episodes of the series overall. Both episodes were directed by Jayson Thiessen and written by M.A. Larson. Part one of the episode aired in the United States on September 17, 2011 on the Hub, while part two aired the following week, on September 24. The episode received a Nielsen household rating of 0.2, and was viewed by over 339,000 viewers, making it the highest-rated episode ever broadcast by the Hub at that point. This is the final My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic episode to be produced by Studio B Productions.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is an animated television series produced by Hasbro as part of the My Little Pony toy franchise, which is tied in with the 2010 relaunch of dolls and play sets and original programming for the American children's cable channel Discovery Family. Lauren Faust was selected as the creative developer and executive producer for the show based on her previous animation experience with other animated shows such as Cartoon Network's The Powerpuff Girls and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. Under Hasbro's guidance, Faust developed the show to appeal to the target demographic of young girls, but created characters and settings that challenged formerly stereotypical norms of "girly" images and added adventure and humorous elements in order to keep parents interested.
Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony is a 2012 documentary film centering on bronies, the adult fans of the 2010 animated television series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. The film, funded through crowd-sourcing via Kickstarter, was originally envisioned to follow voice actor and executive producer John de Lancie to the 2012 Summer BronyCon in New Jersey. The project raised much more than anticipated, allowing it to grow in scope to bring on Lauren Faust, Friendship Is Magic's original creator, and Tara Strong, a principal voice actress on the show, as executive producers and to include additional convention footage from European conventions.
The seventh and final season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation commenced airing in broadcast syndication in the United States on September 20, 1993, and concluded on May 23, 1994, after airing 26 episodes. Set in the 24th century, the series follows the adventures of the crew of the Starfleet starship Enterprise-D.
Alien Voices was a project set up by John de Lancie and Leonard Nimoy which specialised in audiobooks of science fiction novels in the style of radio plays. The productions were distributed by Simon & Schuster Audio, but the project was shut down following pressure from the distributor for greater sales and the dissatisfaction of de Lancie and Nimoy at this direction. The productions featured a number of cast members from the various Star Trek series. Digital editions of the plays were released in 2012.
Star Trek Continues is an American fan-created web series set in the Star Trek universe. Produced by the non-profit charity Trek Continues, Inc. and Dracogen, and initially co-produced by Far from Home LLC and Farragut Films, the series consists of eleven episodes released between 2013 and 2017. The series is an unofficial direct continuation of Star Trek: The Original Series, and emulates its visual and storytelling features to achieve the same look and feel. Those who made the show have said in interviews that the intent was to finish the original five year mission of the show, and this is borne out in the plot lines of the final two episodes.
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