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Robert O'Reilly

answers the Usual Questions

Robert O'Reilly, image (C) Paramount

Robert O'Reilly as Gowron in Star Trek: The Next Generation, (c) Paramount

Robert O'Reilly's most famous role is that of Gowron, a klingon in television's Star Trek, however he appeared on stage as well as screen.

see also: feature -- The Man Behind Gowron
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Has your interaction with fans, for example, at conventions, affected your work?

- No! but if anything I think it helps it.

Is there any particular incident (a letter, a meeting, a comment that stands out?


Do you have a favourite author or book (or writer or film or series) that has influenced you or that you return to?

Wow! Yes of course from Cannes to Star Trek

Who is the person you would most like to be trapped in a lift with? or a spaceship?

A lady of course

Who is the person you would most DISlike to be trapped in a lift with? Or a spaceship?

A man of course

What would you pack for space? (Is there a food, beverage, book, teddy bear, etc that you couldn't do without?)

- Ladies please. (Editor - I think I'm seeing a pattern....)

What is the most important thing you would like to get/achieve from your work?

Well, I think there are many answers to that, sometimes its as grand as understanding human nature, to understand myself, sometimes its to communicate something.

Robert O'Reilly

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