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Gates McFadden on Podcasting With Star Trek Friends and the Franchise’s Enduring Legacy

- Posted on May 13, 2021

Gates McFadden’s career goes well beyond the ins and outs of the Enterprise sickbay. While she might be best known to sci-fi fans as Star Trek: The Next Generation’s iconic Dr. Beverly Crusher, McFadden’s taught, acted on stage and screen, worked on Jim Henson hits like Labyrinth, and more. Now, she’s picking up a new skill: interviewer of other Star Trek icons. The first […]


Gates McFadden Boldly Goes Into the Podcast Booth

- Posted on May 12, 2021

Before she was Dr. Beverly Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gates McFadden worked with Muppets. She trained as a movement instructor under French pioneer Jacques Lecoq, choreographed Shakespeare at the Brooklyn Academy, and taught acting techniques at Harvard, Brandeis and several other top universities. She would have no doubt led a full and exciting […]


Gates McFadden’s Podcast is a Must Listen for Star Trek Fans

- Posted on April 14, 2021

The Star Trek universe is officially launching a new podcast from one of its most iconic actresses. Gates McFadden, who played Dr. Beverly Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation and four subsequent Star Trek films, will host Gates McFadden InvestiGates: Who Do You Think You Are?. The limited series podcast will debut on May 12 and be available through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, […]


‘Star Trek’ Alum Gates McFadden To Host Nacelle Company’s First Podcast

- Posted on September 16, 2020

Star Trek star Gates McFadden is no stranger to exploring new planets and galaxies as Dr. Beverly Crusher, but set to host the Nacelle Company’s Who Do You Think You Are?, McFadden starts a new venture into the podcast realm. “Pantomime takes too much energy, so I asked if we could use mics,” said Gates McFadden. The McFadden-fronted podcast will […]


Acting MasterClass with Gates McFadden

- Posted on July 20, 2020

Age Range: ALL Class Time: 3:00 am CEST Class Days: Wednesday, Aug. 5 (One Night Only!) Date Class Begins: Aug 05, 2020 Class Length: 60 Minutes Millions all over the world know and love actress Gates McFadden for her years spent aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise as Dr. Beverly Crusher in “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” […]


Interview: Gates McFadden On Cons, COVID, Crusher, And “Code of Honor” From ‘Star Trek: TNG’

- Posted on July 1, 2020

This Sunday, Gates McFadden will join four other Star Trek doctors for a virtual GalaxyCon Live event. TrekMovie took the opportunity to talk with Gates about real cons vs. virtual ones, all the events happening in the world right now (which are very much on her mind), and a few Next Generation episodes, like “Code of Honor” and “The […]