Gates McFadden Files

Star Trek Day Photos

- Posted on September 9, 2021

We have been blessed. Photos of the (for)ever so wonderful Gates McFadden during yesterday’s Star Trek Day, have been now added to the gallery. Enjoy! Public Appearances > 2021 > Sep 08 | 2nd Annual “Star Trek Day” Celebration


Star Trek’s Gates McFadden Reveals The Real Feminist Behind Dr. Beverly Crusher On BUST’s Poptarts Podcast!

- Posted on August 7, 2021

Gates McFadden has been sci-fi royalty for over 30 years. Best known for playing Dr. Beverly Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation—both on TV from 1987 through 1994, and in four feature films—she also worked with Jim Henson as a choreographer and director of puppet movement, most notably on Labyrinth with David Bowie. For many years, she taught […]


Gates McFadden on the Ups and Downs of That Star Trek Life

- Posted on July 25, 2021

Gates McFadden is best known as Dr. Beverly Crusher from Star Trek: The Next Generation and its four movie spin-offs, but her career goes well beyond Star Trek not just as an actress but also as a choreographer… and now as a podcast host. McFadden and NacelleCast Studios recently launched the Gates McFadden Investigates: Who Do You […]


Gates McFadden Discusses New Podcast, Being Dumped From Star Trek, and THAT Controversial Terrorism Episode

- Posted on June 1, 2021

Despite having all the technological medical advances of the 24th century at her disposal — every Trekkie knows the most effective healing tool in Dr Beverly Crusher’s kit was that soothing, reassuring, calming voice. But when told so, Gates McFadden lets it slip to laugh loudly in a decidedly Ohio accent. “What’s funny is when […]


Gates McFadden Reveals What It’s Really Like To Work With Frank Oz And Jim Henson

- Posted on May 27, 2021

Bert and Ernie. Miss Piggy and Kermit. Frank Oz and Jim Henson. Together, these two men helped build the foundation upon which a Muppet empire was built. In addition to voicing and controlling myriad Muppets over the years, the pair co-directed the stunning, classic fantasy tale “The Dark Crystal.” Separately, they directed films in that […]


Gates McFadden Gets Personal with Star Trek Cast Mates in the InvestiGates Podcast

- Posted on May 27, 2021

After starring as Doctor Beverly Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation and four subsequent feature films, prolific actor, director and theater choreographer Gates McFadden is launching a podcast series called InvestiGates: Who Do You Think You Are? Joined by her old Star Trek friends and castmates, McFadden explores surprising details about their personal and professional backgrounds through a series of stimulating conversations. […]


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 […]