, the star and producer of online series Star Trek: New Voyages
, has been credited with bringing fan films out of obscurity by securing the involvement of such actors as George Takei
(Sulu) and Walter Koenig
(Chekov) and original series writers D.C. Fontana
and David Gerrold
, as well as for the exceptional sets that he has shared with other fan projects. In addition to playing Kirk on New Voyages
, Cawley has made guest appearances in several other productions, including a turn as Captain Mackenzie Calhoun in a Star Trek: Hidden Frontier
Recently Cawley, who worked briefly behind the scenes on Star Trek: The Next Generation, filmed a small part in the upcoming Star Trek feature film. An Elvis impersonator who began producing New Voyages in 2003, Cawley took the time to talk with the Trek Nation at the Farpoint convention in Baltimore.
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