Ten fun facts about Brent Spiner

Fact 1
Brent Spiner was born on 2nd February 1949 in Houston, Texas. Spiner was raised a Jewish.

Fact 2
When he was a pupil at the Bellaire High School he became a member of the school's Speech Team and even won the national championship in 'dramatic interpretation'.

Fact 3
Spiner attended the University of Houston and also performed in the local theater.

Fact 4
Spiner's early acting work included several Broadway and off-Broadway plays such as The Three Musketeers and Sunday in the Park with George.

Fact 5
Spiner also appeared in many pilot episodes for 'made for Tv' movies before his full-fledged acting career began.

Fact 6
He is perhaps best known for playing android Lieutenant Commander Data in the famous series Star Trek - The Next Generation, which ran for seven seasons and was made into four films.

Fact 7
He earned accolades for his role of Dr. Brackish Okun in Independence Day.

Fact 8
Spiner acted in many television serials such as Dream On, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, The Outer Limits. He portrayed himself in the series Big Bang Theory and Joey.

Fact 9
In the year 1991, Spinner recorded an album compiling the 1940's pop standards that he named 'Ol Yellow Eyes is Black'.

Fact 10
Spiner has been awarded the Saturn Award for his work in the movie, Independence Day.

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Short about Brent Spiner
Is an American actor, theatre artist and a musician.

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