Jump to content


- - - - -

Crew of USS Enterprise There's Klingons on the starboard bow...


119 replies to this topic

#1 Lady Die

    I have no life

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,651 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 07:03 AM

Scotty & Bones have both gone. How long left for the others?
They're all in their 70s now, so there might be some possible candidates for next year.
There were three of us in the morgue so it was rather crowded

#2 uss_ncc1701d

    Spammer

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 07:15 AM

In the words of Scotty himself 'Id rather be teleporting'

Rest in peace among the stars

Mike
Time flies like an arrow, Fruit flies like a banana.

#3 VSBfromH

    I Need To Get A Life!

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,834 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 07:21 AM

janeo, on Jul 21 2005, 07:03 AM, said:

They're all in their 70s now
For reference, DOBs of original cast:

William Shatner (Captain James T. Kirk), b. 22 Mar 1931 (Montreal, Canada)
Leonard Nimoy (Lt. Cmdr./Commander Spock), b. 26 Mar 1931 (Boston, USA)
Grace Lee Whitney (Yeoman Janice Rand ), b. 1 Apr 1930 (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)
George Takei (Lt. Hikaru Sulu), b. 20 Apr 1937 (Los Angeles, USA)
Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura), b. 28 Dec 1932 (Robbins, Illinois, USA)
Walter Koenig (Ensign Pavel Chekov), b. 14 Sep 1936 (Chicago, USA)
Majel Barrett (Nurse Christine Chapel), b. 23 Feb 1932 (Columbus, USA)

so Sulu and Chekov not quite 70 yet
Oh, Mickey! What's EGREGIOUS?!

#4 Lady Die

    I have no life

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,651 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 07:24 AM

Any serious illnesses amongst them?
There were three of us in the morgue so it was rather crowded

#5 Guest_Guest_*

  • Guests

Posted 21 July 2005 - 07:37 AM

You guys give me a limpy...go blow. Youll all be dead soon enough.

#6 The Four Horsemen

    Assassin

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 984 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 08:39 AM

I couldn't quite work out if that was a rant, an insult or a compliment on the grounds that it wasn't really English............
It is surely better to be pissed off than pissed on

#7 millwall32

    Post-Twunt

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,092 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 10:19 AM

why is aluren bacall not on the list? she is a bad actress who married well and must be in her 80's by now
The mother of idiots is always pregnant.

"Guess what. I've got a fever. And the only prescription is MORE COWBELL."

#8 Deadornot

    Executioner

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 512 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 10:36 AM

VSBfromH, on Jul 21 2005, 07:21 AM, said:

janeo, on Jul 21 2005, 07:03 AM, said:

They're all in their 70s now
For reference, DOBs of original cast:

William Shatner (Captain James T. Kirk), b. 22 Mar 1931 (Montreal, Canada)
Leonard Nimoy (Lt. Cmdr./Commander Spock), b. 26 Mar 1931 (Boston, USA)
Grace Lee Whitney (Yeoman Janice Rand ), b. 1 Apr 1930 (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)
George Takei (Lt. Hikaru Sulu), b. 20 Apr 1937 (Los Angeles, USA)
Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura), b. 28 Dec 1932 (Robbins, Illinois, USA)
Walter Koenig (Ensign Pavel Chekov), b. 14 Sep 1936 (Chicago, USA)
Majel Barrett (Nurse Christine Chapel), b. 23 Feb 1932 (Columbus, USA)

so Sulu and Chekov not quite 70 yet
They used a William Shatner Mask in the film Halloween because of the low budget.


http://members.aol.c...umes/mmyers.jpg

#9 Clive's NOT Dunn

    Sniper

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 139 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 11:00 AM

williambriggs32, on Jul 21 2005, 10:19 AM, said:

why is aluren bacall not on the list? she is a bad actress who married well and must be in her 80's by now
aluren bacall?

Was she a Harpy?

#10 VSBfromH

    I Need To Get A Life!

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,834 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 11:23 AM

Clive's NOT Dunn, on Jul 21 2005, 11:00 AM, said:

williambriggs32, on Jul 21 2005, 10:19 AM, said:

why is aluren bacall not on the list? she is a bad actress who married well and must be in her 80's by now
aluren bacall?

Was she a Harpy?
More to the point, don't think aluren or Lauren ever appeared in Star Trek, so what's she doing in this thread?!

Born 16 Sep 1924, by the way
Oh, Mickey! What's EGREGIOUS?!

#11 Josco

    I Need To Get A Life!

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,839 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 11:23 AM

williambriggs32, on Jul 21 2005, 11:19 AM, said:

why is aluren bacall not on the list? she is a bad actress who married well and must be in her 80's by now
Was she on the Enterprise?
"If you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear...." Jacqui Smith - Ex-Home Secretary (and many other misguided fools)
"I fear having to prove I have nothing to hide." Josco

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves".
William Pitt, 1783


Shaw's Principle: "Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will want to use it."

#12 maryportfuncity

    Dedicated Cumbrian Corpse Hound, or summat

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 11,115 posts

Posted 21 July 2005 - 10:51 PM

Another Trek related individual worth considering is Ed Cassidy (b 4th May 1923) massive baldie about six and a half feet tall who made a notable guest appearance in the show and also has a toe hold on rock fame as the drummer with vastly under-rated Californian psychsters Spirit.

Still alive, which is more than can be said for Spirit's singer/guitarist Randy California.

Cassidy's health seems sound.........for an 83 year old with a few late nights and parties to his credit.
Posted Image


Maryport is a disappointment for which there is no cure, but the annual Deathrace thread hereabouts provides welcome distraction.

#13 Death Watch Beatle

    I Need To Get A Life!

  • Admin
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,595 posts

Posted 22 July 2005 - 06:53 AM

A nice little piece here about what the main characters from the original series are doing these days: McCoy seems to be taking it easy!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/t...dio/4704297.stm

DWB :D

#14 Anubis the Jackal

    Twunt Master

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,114 posts

Posted 22 July 2005 - 08:26 AM

maryportfuncity, on Jul 21 2005, 10:51 PM, said:

Another Trek related individual worth considering is Ed Cassidy (b 4th May 1923) massive baldie about six and a half feet tall who made a notable guest appearance in the show and also has a toe hold on rock fame as the drummer with vastly under-rated Californian psychsters Spirit.

Still alive, which is more than can be said for Spirit's singer/guitarist Randy California.

Cassidy's health seems sound.........for an 83 year old with a few late nights and parties to his credit.
Good call, didn't know he was still with us (in spirit.Boom Boom.)

Check out 'Taurus' from 1968 album 'Spirit.' Jimmy Page had certainly heard this when he 'wrote' "Stairway to Heaven"
Pardon me but I got to run
The fact's uncommonly clear
I got to find who's now the number one
And why my angel eyes ain't here

Excuse me while I disappear

#15 Lady Die

    I have no life

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,651 posts

Posted 22 July 2005 - 08:38 AM

josco, on Jul 21 2005, 12:23 PM, said:

williambriggs32, on Jul 21 2005, 11:19 AM, said:

why is aluren bacall not on the list? she is a bad actress who married well and must be in her 80's by now
Was she on the Enterprise?
She was in that episode where Kirk says "Of all the starships in all the universe she beams into mine"
There were three of us in the morgue so it was rather crowded

#16 Dr Strangelove

    Executioner

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 508 posts

Posted 22 July 2005 - 12:18 PM

From yesterdays Metro; (Yes I do seem to find copies on the train)

Quote

WHERE ARE THE OTHERS?

Leonard Nimoy (Mr Spock) is now 74. He has recently starred in Brave New World on NBC and in The Simpsons

William Shatner (Captain Kirk) has starred in Futurama and 3rd Rock From The Sun. At 74, he is advertising cereal in Britain.

George Takei (Sulu), 68, hosted a US public affairs show in the 1970s. He campaigned to get Sulu made a captain in the sixth Star Trek film in 1991.

Nichelle Nichols (Lieut Uhura) is 72. Her last big role was in 2002's Snow Dogs with Cuba Gooding Jnr.
So there’re all relatively young and in good health, unless any develop major illnesses, it'll be several years before any will be viable candidates for Deathlist.
"Love, friendship, loyalty, kindness - these are all emotions which we applaud, emotions which have been immortialized in the bad couplets of Hallmark Cards and in the verses (I don't dare call it poetry) of Leonard Nimoy." - Stephen King

#17 maryportfuncity

    Dedicated Cumbrian Corpse Hound, or summat

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 11,115 posts

Posted 22 July 2005 - 03:00 PM

Anubis: Good call on 'Taurus' shamelessly pillaged for 'Stairway to Heaven.' Ed Cassidy was interviewed - albeit briefly - for Mojo last year when a raft of reissued Spirit was unleashed. Can't see the man as a candidate for action hereabouts for a year or two yet, he's still drumming.
Posted Image


Maryport is a disappointment for which there is no cure, but the annual Deathrace thread hereabouts provides welcome distraction.

#18 Tuber Mirum

    Relic of the Golden Age

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,194 posts

Posted 22 July 2005 - 03:13 PM

On the subject of contributions to the world of music by members of the StarTrek cast, it would be a crime not to mention William Shatner's classic rendition of "I am a Canadian".

Not to mention Leonard Nimoy singing "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins"

And definitely not to mention Nimoy's "poetry"

#19 Magere Hein

    Film land, Homer!

  • Admin
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,627 posts

Posted 22 July 2005 - 03:32 PM

Notapotato, on Jul 22 2005, 05:13 PM, said:

And definitely not to mention Nimoy's "poetry"
Click That URL At Your Peril!

It's not quite Vogon poetry, but shockingly close. :P

regards,
Hein
DDP 2014 team The Grey Horde:
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Lys Assia, Sister Wendy Beckett, Ryan Buell Posted Image,Jacques Chirac, Felix Dennis, Aretha Franklin, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Marilyn Horne, Clive James, General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Wilko Johnson, Helmut Kohl, Joseph Kony, Misao Okawa, Bernie Madoff, Robert Mugabe, Julie Newmar, Michael Schumacher

DDP 2014 theme team Minions of Xuleneb:
King Albert II, Princess Beatrix, Prince Bernhard jr, Elco Brinkman, Corry Brokken, Dick Bruna, Raymond Ceulemans, Godfried Danneels, Piet de Jong, Mark Eyskens, Queen Fabiola Of Belgium Posted Image, Jan Janssen, Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg, Wubbo Ockels, Fernando Ricksen, Kees Rijvers, Wim Ruska, Toots Thielemans, Martinus J. G. Veltman, Geert Wilders

#20 maryportfuncity

    Dedicated Cumbrian Corpse Hound, or summat

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 11,115 posts

Posted 22 July 2005 - 03:54 PM

Having bought and savoured Nimoy's excreble tome "Will I Think of You' I'll vouch for the Vogonity of its contents. In fact I once heard a Douglas Adams fan suggesting the idea for Vogon poetry was inspired by the fact that 'Spock' wrote such crap. Another celeb pushing him all the way in the pretentious drivel stakes is Art Garfunkel, an individual so self-obsessed his official site lists every book he's read since the late sixties and the number of pages contained therein.

The link below gets you within range of Art's writing, mainly poems and 'prose poems.' 'Still Water' offers the worst of the drivel...you have been warned!

Art's 'Art'
Posted Image


Maryport is a disappointment for which there is no cure, but the annual Deathrace thread hereabouts provides welcome distraction.




Reply to this topic



  


1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users