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Brent Spiner

Brent Spiner
Spiner at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 17, 2009.
Personal information
Birth dateFebruary 02, 1949(age 67)
Place of birthHouston, Texas,
United States
OccupationActor
Years active1984 - present

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Brent Jay Spiner (born February 2, 1949) is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and four subsequent films. His portrayal of Data in Star Trek: First Contact and of Dr. Brackish Okun in Independence Day, both in 1996, earned him a Saturn Award and Saturn Award nomination respectively. He has also enjoyed a career in the theatre and as a musician.


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