Gates McFadden Files

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 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 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 […]


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 […]


Star Trek: The Next Generation DVD Specials

- Posted on October 15, 2019

This was an adventure, a very pleasant one though, I enjoyed going through all the interviews and listening. I made screencaptures and cut out Gates only from all seasons DVD extras, so go to the gallery and the video archive and enjoy them! Television Series > Star Trek: The Next Generation > Season 1 > […]


Conventions and Online Interviews videos added!

- Posted on October 1, 2019

It has been a while I’ve said myself to sit down and work a bit that video archive to add more videos of Gates McFadden to it and today is the day. Just 10 videos, all coming from different sources online and time period, but all about interviews for online blogs or convention panels. Take […]


ComicPalooza: Space Medicine Panel

- Posted on May 24, 2019

NASA posted the link to their podcast episode which was live recorded in Houston, at Comicpalooza. You can hear it at their site and find links to the podcast on apps for your devices. “Houston We Have a Podcast” is the official podcast of the NASA Johnson Space Center, the home of human spaceflight, stationed […]