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Brent Spiner stars in "Outcast" on Cinemax as Sidney, whose dapper appearance and smiling demeanor hide malevolence.

Brent Spiner was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He first began pursuing his interest in acting while in high school. There his inspirational drama teacher ignited a fire under his students and started the careers of a remarkable group of aspiring young actor and directors, including Spiner, Randy Quaid, Dennis Quaid, Thomas Schlamme, Trey Wilson and Cindy Pickett.

After graduation, Spiner followed his mentor to the University of Houston and other local colleges, while also launching his professional acting career at The Houston Music Theater and in the television movie "My Sweet Charlie," which was shot on location in Texas.

Spiner then made his way to New York, appearing in a number of Broadway and off-Broadway productions, such as "Robert Kennedy and His Times," "Crime of Innocence," "Manhunt for Claude Dallas," "Family Sins." He also landed guest appearances on such television series as "Hill Street Blues," "Night Court" and "Cheers" before securing the role for which he is most well known, Data the android in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." Following a seven-year run on television, he appeared in four "Star Trek" feature films: "Generations," "First Contact," "Insurrection" and "Nemesis," for which he co-wrote the story. He also later had a recurring role in the syndicated television series "Star Trek: Enterprise."

Spiner returned to Broadway playing the role of John Adams in the Roundabout Theatre revival of "1776," for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He then co-starred in Yasmina Riza's play "Life x 3" at the Circle in the Square Thater.

On television, Spiner co-starred in "Dorothy Dandridge," for which he was nominated for a Golden Satellite Award as Best Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries. Other television credits include recurring roles in "Blunt Talk," "Ray Donovan" and "Warehouse 13," as well as guest-starring roles in "The Librarians," "Comedy Bang! Bang!," "Wendell & Vinnie," "The Big Bang Theory," "Leverage," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Friends," "Frasier" and "Mad About You." He was also seen in the telefilms "Geppetto" on ABC and "The Ponder Heart" on PBS.

On the big screen, Spiner was seen in "Independence Day," "Out to Sea," "Dude, Where's My Car?," "The Master of Disguise," "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut," "Phenomenon," "I Am Sam," "The Aviator" and "Superhero Movie."




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BRENT SPINER: FACTS

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Age: 67 years old
Birthday: February 2, 1949
Height: 5' 10"
Full Name / Real Name: Brent Jay Spiner
Birthplace: Houston, TX





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