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Old March 11 2008, 01:23 PM   #886
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As I recall that actress from Veronica Mars, she was cute but anorexically skinny. Starfleet officers are supposed to be physically fit, not emaciated. She also doesn't strike me as Vale's type in any way aside from being human and female.
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Old March 11 2008, 01:41 PM   #887
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As I recall that actress from Veronica Mars, she was cute but anorexically skinny. Starfleet officers are supposed to be physically fit, not emaciated. She also doesn't strike me as Vale's type in any way aside from being human and female.
So you're saying that Katee Sackhoff is still the number one contender for the...number one of Titan?
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Old March 11 2008, 02:53 PM   #888
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I used to think Sackhoff was a good choice, but then I came to thoroughly loathe her Starbuck character... but then she was really good as Sarah Corvus on Bionic Woman. So I guess I'm agnostic about her. My mental image of Vale these days is based somewhat on Patricia Tallmann (Lyta from B5 and one of the bad guys in TNG: "Starship Mine"), but not entirely on any one person.
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Old March 11 2008, 02:55 PM   #889
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She also doesn't strike me as Vale's type in any way aside from being human and female.
Add in "hot", and I suspect you have the extent of the criteria for most of the casting in this thread.
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Old March 11 2008, 04:15 PM   #890
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I used to think Sackhoff was a good choice, but then I came to thoroughly loathe her Starbuck character... but then she was really good as Sarah Corvus on Bionic Woman. So I guess I'm agnostic about her. My mental image of Vale these days is based somewhat on Patricia Tallmann (Lyta from B5 and one of the bad guys in TNG: "Starship Mine"), but not entirely on any one person.
You know, whenever I read a book featuring Vale, I always knew there was someone in particular I imagined "as" her, but I could never put my finger on it. I now realize that it was Pat Tallman I was imagining. Thanks for clearing that up for me!
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Old March 11 2008, 05:18 PM   #891
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

What about Leslie Bibb? She was in "Popular" (alongside Anthony Montgomery) and then played an FBI agent in a short-lived series I can't remember, plus a few guest appearances on several shows, including CSI: Miami, IIRC.
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Old March 11 2008, 06:11 PM   #892
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What about Leslie Bibb? She was in "Popular" (alongside Anthony Montgomery) and then played an FBI agent in a short-lived series I can't remember, plus a few guest appearances on several shows, including CSI: Miami, IIRC.
I remember her from Crossing Jordan, and -- meh. Not really what I picture for Vale. *shrug*
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Old March 11 2008, 10:06 PM   #893
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For the role of Captain Gold, I've always pictured Leslie Nielson.
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Old March 12 2008, 03:12 AM   #894
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For the role of Captain Gold, I've always pictured Leslie Nielson.
Yeah, I can see it now:

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... also starring Lee Bergere as Abraham Lincoln.
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Old March 12 2008, 04:06 AM   #895
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^ In all seriousness, Nielsen used to be a romantic lead in his younger days, most famously in Forbidden Planet. And I can actually see him doing justice to Gold.....
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Old March 12 2008, 04:15 AM   #896
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EDIT Because I didn't realize that the question I was asking was actually in the process of being answered right now.
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Old March 12 2008, 04:16 AM   #897
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^ Dude, scroll up like 14 posts or so -- Defcon quoted an old post of mine with my answers to that question....
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Old March 12 2008, 04:19 AM   #898
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Yeah, I saw that as soon as I posted that, so went back and edited the question away.
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For the role of Captain Gold, I've always pictured Leslie Nielson.
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Star Trek: Corps of Engineers... IN COLOR!

... also starring Lee Bergere as Abraham Lincoln.
"My name is Captain David Gold, USS Da Vinci. There'd been a recent wave of gorgeous Risan fashion models found naked and unconscious in engine rooms across the Alpha Quadrant. Unfortunately, I was assigned to investigate the breakdown of Earth's weather control system. I was down in engineering when the call came in..."

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Old March 13 2008, 11:24 PM   #900
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^ *snarfs iced tea*
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