Analog Kid wrote:
How about Alicia Witt for Beverley? She's 35, only three years younger than Gates was at the start of the original TNG and I've seen her play a professional on Law and Order.
Sorry, but she's way too skinny. Not Callista Flockhart skinny, but skinny enough to turn me off.
Beverly Crusher: Cristina Hendricks
Don't get me wrong. A few years ago I would have agreed with you entirely when I was riding her post-Firefly wave starting with Kevin Hill. That was her near-equal peak then, but this is now: I underlined Excel in my Post #12 for a reason.