The upcoming Dragon Con convention is expected to feature a significant Star Trek presence, with William Shatner, Walter Koenig, Michelle Hurd, and Anson Mount among those scheduled to represent the franchise. The event, which will take place September 1-5, 2022, will feature performances by artists, writers, and filmmakers from across the world.
Dragon Con will feature more than a dozen Star Trek actors and writers.
Sure, surviving #DragonCon2022 is easier than adventures in the final frontier, but it's still smart to have a nurse on board. Let's welcome Jess Bush!
William Shatner, who starred as Captain James T. Kirk in six TOS feature films, Star Trek: The Animated Series, and Star Trek: Generations, is 91 years old. Walter Koenig, who co-starred as Chekov in the half-dozen TOS features and in Star Trek Generations.Michelle Hurd, who plays Raffaela Raffi Musiker in the upcoming third and final season of the show.
Wilson Cruz is well-known for his role as Rickie Vasquez in the television series My So-Called Life. On Star Trek: Discovery, she plays Dr. Hugh Culber, the ship's doctor and counselor.
Four actors from Strange New Worlds are heading to Atlanta for Dragon Con.
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On Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Jess Bush plays Nurse Christine Chapel.
Christina Chong, who co-stars in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds as Laan Noonien-Singh, who is distantly related to Khan, has appeared in Doctor Who, Black Mirror, and Halo: Nightfall.
Anthony Rapp, who has played Paul Stamets, the astromycologist, in Star Trek: Discovery since its release in 2017, was previously well-known as one of the original actors in the off-Broadway and Broadway versions of the musical Rent, and he appeared in the film version of Rent as well.
Anson Mount, who has joined the Star Trek: Discovery cast as Captain Christopher Pike, and who has just completed its first season as Captain Pike, is the latest actor to portray Spock and currently co-stars as the character on Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Gregory Peck is a great-grandson of Hollywood legend Gregory Peck.
Garrett Wang, who played Lt. Harry Kim for the whole seven-season run of Star Trek: Voyager, is best-known for her roles in House, Once Upon a Time, and This Is Us. Mark Sheppard, who has written several novels, including films adaptations of Iron Man, The Rocketeer, and Imzadi. Bill Mumy, a Deep Space Nine guest star, co-created the series Space Cases.
Shatner is a Dragon Con Regular
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Morena Baccarin, Brec Basinger, Chad Coleman, Garret Dillahunt, Erin Gray, Lennie James, Larry Niven, Danielle Panabaker, and John Romita, Jr. are among those scheduled to attend Dragon Con over the Labor Day holiday weekend. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the convention will feature parties, autograph signings, self-defense classes, entertainment, and more.