Majel Barrett Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Majel Barrett Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth February 23, 1932
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Blue

Majel Barrett was an American actress, voiceover artist, and producer who was best recognized for her role as Nurse Christine Chapel in the original Star Trek series as well as for appearing as Lwaxana Troi on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Born Name

Majel Leigh Hudec

Nick Name

Majel Barrett, The First Lady of Star Trek, First Lady of Star Trek, M. Leigh Hudec

Majel Barrett as seen while signing autographs at Gen Con in Indianapolis, Indiana in August 2006
Majel Barrett as seen while signing autographs at Gen Con in Indianapolis, Indiana in August 2006 (Taric Alani / taric25.livejournal.com / Wikimedia)

Age

She was born on February 23, 1932.

Died

Majel Barrett passed away on December 18, 2008, at the age of 76 due to leukemia in Bel Air, California, United States.

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Majel Barrett studied at Shaker Heights High School and graduated in 1950. Afterward, she attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. She had also taken acting lessons.

Occupation

Actress, Voiceover Artist, Producer

Family

  • Father – William Hudec (Cleveland Police Officer)
  • Mother – Gladys V. (Cotterman)

Manager

Majel Barrett was represented by Roddenberry Productions, Production Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Majel Barrett had dated –

  1. Gene Roddenberry (1967-1991) – She started dating Gene Roddenberry, television screenwriter, producer, and creator of the original Star Trek television series, in 1967 while he was still married to his first wife. Later, Majel Barrett and Gene got married on August 6, 1969, in a Shinto ceremony in Japan and their son Zale Eugene Roddenberry (a.k.a. Rod Roddenberry) was born on August 6, 2013. The duo remained married until his death on October 24, 1991.
Majel Barrett and son Rod at the Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas in 2008
Majel Barrett and son Rod at the Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas in 2008 (Beth Madison / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Majel Barrett was of Bohemian/Czech descent on her father’s side and had German and English ancestry on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Usually sported short hairstyles
  • Charming smile

Majel Barrett Facts

  1. Her father was killed in the line of duty on August 30, 1955, while she was touring with an off-Broadway road company.
  2. She made her theatrical film debut as a Shampoo Demonstrator in the 1957 satirical comedy film, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, but her role went uncredited.
  3. Majel Barrett’s first credited theatrical film appearance came in the 1958 drama film, As Young as We Are, in which she played the role of Joyce Goodwin. She co-starred in the film alongside Robert Harland, Pippa Scott, Ty Hardin, Barry Atwater, and Carla Hoffman.
  4. She did voiceover work for numerous projects including Star Trek: The Animated SeriesStar Trek: The Next GenerationSpider-Man: The Animated SeriesStar Trek: Deep Space NineStar Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Nemesis.
  5. In 2002, Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett were honored by the Space Foundation with the Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award for their work creating awareness of and enthusiasm for space.
  6. Her funeral was attended by celebrities such as Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, and Wil Wheaton.

Featured Image by Taric Alani / taric25.livejournal.com / Wikimedia

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