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Old December 18 2008, 10:07 PM   #16
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Re: Majel Barrett-Roddenberry Passes

Wow... Like others on this board, I had no idea she was ill.

She will be missed.

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Old December 18 2008, 10:34 PM   #17
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Aww man. Shocked by this
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Old December 18 2008, 10:53 PM   #18
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Some of my favorite memories of working at Star Trek: The Experience were when Majel would show up and spend hours around Quark's, talking to fans and expressing her appreciation for the employees there. I had the dubious pleasure of correcting her Klingon handshake. She laughed and said, "Yeah, you'd think I'd know how to do this." There's also a photo floating around of her giving oomox to Dr. Vlarg, one of our Ferengi contingent.

Sad news.
Be careful out there.
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Old December 18 2008, 10:55 PM   #19
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Wow, I too did not know she was sick.
RIP Mrs. Troi
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Old December 18 2008, 11:12 PM   #20
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Re: Majel Barrett-Roddenberry Passes

This is such sad news. I admit I was shocked to see it.

In addition to her Trek work, I vividly recall her role as Lady Morella in Babylon 5. She was a much better actress than she was given credit for.

Requiescat in pace, and thanks for the memories.
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Old December 18 2008, 11:18 PM   #21
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Oh. I'm really saddened by this news. She was part of Star Trek in so many ways. She will be missed.
Scientist. Gentleman. Teacher. Fighter. Lover. Father.
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Old December 18 2008, 11:21 PM   #22
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This is a sad day for Trek fans of all eras. She was an excellent actress. RIP Majel. Prayers for the Roddenberry family.
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Old December 18 2008, 11:35 PM   #23
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Old December 18 2008, 11:42 PM   #24
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Old December 18 2008, 11:43 PM   #25
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Rest in Peace Majel.

Suddenly the "changing of the guard" and the start of a "new trek" seems even more fitting.
I don't know... I didn't go.
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Old December 18 2008, 11:47 PM   #26
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I was both saddened and shocked to hear this. Majel was a guest at the first convention my wife and I attended as a couple, which also happened to be my wife's (then girlfriend's) first con. Majel was very approachable, always willing to talk, and could drink most of us under the table.

Our sympathies to Rod and all her friends and family. She'll be missed.
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Old December 18 2008, 11:49 PM   #27
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John Clark wrote: View Post
I wasn't aware she had been ill either
I had heard she was "slowing down", but took that to mean she was simply aging.

This is sad.
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Old December 18 2008, 11:51 PM   #28
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A classy lady, who in later Trek showed a fantastic ability for both comic and dramatic timing.

Star Trek will be a much poorer place without her.
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Old December 18 2008, 11:55 PM   #29
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So many feelings, so few words.

Thank you for the years of entertainment. You will certainly be remembered.
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Old December 18 2008, 11:59 PM   #30
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Re: Majel Barrett-Roddenberry Passes

Truly, truly sad news. Reading some online articles about her passing, I'm actually close to tears. I didn't know she was ill either.

She was a beautiful, classy lady in every way, and her devotion to Star Trek, to Gene, and to the millions of fans was incredible. She will definitely be missed.
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