Brent Spiner is an American actor, singer, and comedian. His most famous appearance was Lieutenant Commander ‘Data’ in the Star Trek television show and movie. He has also been prominent in his theatre performances. Brent Jay Spiner was born on 2nd February 1949 in Houston, Texas, USA. He has his residence in his birthplace. The 72-year-old actor is 5 feet 11 inches long and is fondly nicknamed Brent. He follows the Ashkenazi Jewish religion. Brent’s nationality and citizenship in America.
As of 2021, Brent Spiner’s net worth is estimated at $16 million.
Brent Spiner early life
On 2nd February 1949, Brent Jay Spiner took birth in Houston to a Jewish couple. He has done his schooling at Bellaire High School, Texas. In his school days, he had been an active member of the Bellaire speech team and housed the national championship in the dramatic interpretation. While he completed his graduation from the University of Houston, the local theatre became the place for his performances. Before he could earn his living through his acting skills, he also worked as a cab driver.
Brent Spiner career
Brent Spiner started his career in theatre in New York City. As the stage actor, he did both Broadway and off-Broadway plays viz. ‘Sunday in the Park’ and ‘The Three Musketeers.’ He debuted in television through a miniseries, ‘The Dain Curse,’ and made his voice-less appearance as the fan in the lobby in the film ‘Stardust memories.’ After moving to Los Angeles in 1984, his career leaped forward, and he did many roles in various made-for-TV movies like Night court, Dead Run, The Twilight Zone, etc.
In 1987, Star Trek: The Next Generation came to his life in which he portrayed Lieutenant Commander Data, which traversed over seven seasons and four films. His acting journey continued, and he did many TV series after Star Trek, a few of them being, Deadly Games, Frasier, Friends, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Gargoyles, and Mad About You. He appeared in many movies with strong roles like The Aviator; I Am Sam, Independence Day, The Master of Disguise, Independence Day: Resurgence, The Ponder Heart, etc.
Brent Spiner Spouse
Brent Spiner married a publicist, Loree McBride. She has produced the short film Real Doll. Some reports say that the couple is not married, but they are together to date.
Brent Spiner kids
Brent Spiner and Loree McBride have a son, Jackson Spiner, born on 29th June 2002.
Brent Spiner parents
Brent Spiner was born to Sylvia and Jack Spiner, who had been immigrants from Austria-Hungary and Russia. His family owned a furniture mart back then. When he was merely ten months old, his father expired due to Kidney failure. Thereby, when his mother remarried, he adopted his stepfather, Sol Mintz, from 1955 to 1975.
Brent Spiner Siblings
His brother Ron A Spiner is a lawyer and has expertise in bankruptcy cases, restructuring and insolvency.
Brent Spiner Discography
Brent Spiner is a musician, and in 1991 he recorded, “Ol’ Yellow Eyes Is Back,” an album with 1940’s pop culture. In 2010, he recorded an album titled, Dreamland where he performed with Maude Maggart.