View Single Post
Old October 15 2013, 02:56 PM   #8
Jeyl's Avatar
Location: Asheville, NC
Re: Episode of the Week: 3x16 "The Offspring"

jimbotron wrote: View Post
No mention of the first time a cast member directed an episode of Trek? (Trek movies excepted) Frakes broke the barrier, allowing many other Trek actors a chance to direct as well.
Indeed that is a very important landmark for television driven Star Trek. The first Star Trek regular cast member to direct a Star Trek "thing" I believe was Leonard Nimoy with Star Trek III, and Frakes was the first regular cast member to direct an episode for the series.... Now that I mention that, Jonathan Frakes is the only member of the Star Trek community to direct Star Trek productions for both film, television and video games.
Jeyl is offline   Reply With Quote