Of interest: Majel Barrett of Star Trek fame passed away today

Sad day. 

According to news reports today, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, the widow of television director/producer/writer and Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, died today (December 18, 2008) as a result of complications from leukemia. You may remember her as the first officer from the original Star Trek pilot and then from the series as Nurse Christine Chapel.

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Comments (2)

  1. Keith Patrick says:

    She was also the voice of the computer on TNG in addition to being Troi’s mother.

  2. M3 Sweatt says:

    Thanks, Keith.  And I can say that I’m one of the folks who has her autograph. She was quite well thought of on the convention and fandom circuit.