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Old May 17 2009, 02:36 AM   #1516
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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While reading "Full Circle," Tim Roth, the actor who plays Dr. Lightman on "Lie to Me", comes to mind for Hugh Cambridge.
Reading Full Circle now and I have Hugh Laurie (he of Blackadder and House fame) as Voyagers new Councillor.
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Old May 17 2009, 03:58 AM   #1517
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While reading "Full Circle," Tim Roth, the actor who plays Dr. Lightman on "Lie to Me", comes to mind for Hugh Cambridge.
Reading Full Circle now and I have Hugh Laurie (he of Blackadder and House fame) as Voyagers new Councillor.
Counselor. Counselors give counsel. Councillors are members of a council. Many councillors have counsel.
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Old May 17 2009, 04:06 AM   #1518
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Many councillors have counsel.
Though that's small consolation.
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Old May 17 2009, 05:00 PM   #1519
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

Given the character shares a first name with Hugh Laurie, his last name is Laurie's alma mater, and his attitude shares much with Laurie's most popular character, I think the casting of Laurie as Counselor Cambridge is definitely going along with the author's intent (though Kirsten will, of course, correct me if I'm wrong....).
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Old May 17 2009, 05:03 PM   #1520
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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While reading "Full Circle," Tim Roth, the actor who plays Dr. Lightman on "Lie to Me", comes to mind for Hugh Cambridge.
Reading Full Circle now and I have Hugh Laurie (he of Blackadder and House fame) as Voyagers new Councillor.
Counselor. Counselors give counsel. Councillors are members of a council. Many councillors have counsel.
Cheers for that, it was very late and I was rather drunk last night when I posted that and just clicked on the first word in the spell check list.
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Old May 17 2009, 07:05 PM   #1521
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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Given the character shares a first name with Hugh Laurie, his last name is Laurie's alma mater, and his attitude shares much with Laurie's most popular character, I think the casting of Laurie as Counselor Cambridge is definitely going along with the author's intent (though Kirsten will, of course, correct me if I'm wrong....).
Which character is that? The Prince Regent in Blackadder the Third or George in Blackadder Goes Forth?
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Old May 17 2009, 10:13 PM   #1522
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I meant Bertie Wooster, of course! Silly sod.....
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Old May 26 2009, 10:47 PM   #1523
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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Given the character shares a first name with Hugh Laurie, his last name is Laurie's alma mater, and his attitude shares much with Laurie's most popular character, I think the casting of Laurie as Counselor Cambridge is definitely going along with the author's intent (though Kirsten will, of course, correct me if I'm wrong....).
I'm nearly certain that it has been stated Kirsten based Cambridge on Hugh Laurie/House in the Full Circle thread
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Old May 30 2009, 06:40 PM   #1524
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I always pictured Ron Glass as Doctor Kez, so much so that I modelled a custom I'm doing of him after the actor
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Old June 13 2009, 05:31 AM   #1525
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While reading the Titan series, especially Sword of Damocles, the image of Lennie James kept popping into my head whenever I pictured Jaza, even though I was trying to picture Djimon Hounsou.
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Old June 15 2009, 09:30 PM   #1526
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Possibly because I spent the last month watching BSG but I kept picturing Edward James Olmos as Reyes in Open Secrets.
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Old June 16 2009, 01:21 AM   #1527
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^I read some of David Mack's annotations, and he said that he pictured Tommy Lee Jones as Reyes. Ever since I read it, he's all I can picture
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Old June 16 2009, 08:06 PM   #1528
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

I used to pictured Edward James Olmos too, but for some reason he never felt quite right. But ever since watching Caprica I've been picturing Esai Morales, who play's Adama's father instead, and (to me at least) he seems to fit what I have in mind better.
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Old June 21 2009, 09:58 PM   #1529
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I used to pictured Edward James Olmos too, but for some reason he never felt quite right. But ever since watching Caprica I've been picturing Esai Morales, who play's Adama's father instead, and (to me at least) he seems to fit what I have in mind better.
Morales would be a good choice. I can see him, a decade or two older, almost as well as I can Olmos in the role.
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Old July 8 2009, 04:02 PM   #1530
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[QUOTE=quazar;834756]I personally really dig Connery as Vaughn. His lines in alot of the books really translate well if you read them with a Connery accent.[Quote]
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