Brent Spiner Biography

Published On May 26, 2016
Facts of Brent Spiner
Date of Birth: 1949 , February-2
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
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Brent has been married to love of his life Loree McBride since a long time. Loree McBride is a producer. They also have a child together from this married life and it is a son named Jackson Spiner. They are still strongly bonded into this married life. He is five feet and eleven inches in his height. He is of white ethnicity and his nationality is American.

Brent was raised in Bellaire, Texas where he got enrolled at Bellaire High School. While he was there, he also became the member of the Bellaire Speech team. He graduated from there in 1968. He also attended University of Houston and he earned his bachelor’s degree from there in 1974. He began his acting career as a theater actor in the early 1970s. Some of his early acting roles were in the play The Three Musketeers, Sunday in the Park with George and so on. In 1970, he appeared in an American television movie My Sweet Charlie. In the late 1970s, he starred in the TV series like The Dain Curse, Family and so on. He got his rise in fame in the late 1980s after he began playing the role of Lt. Commander Data/Lore/Dr. Noonien Soong in an American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. For this role, he got his first nomination in Viewers for Quality Television Awards. In 1998, he was seen playing the role of Lt. Commander Data in the movie Star Trek: Insurrection. He earned the salary of $5,000,000 for this role. He is now aged 67 years old and his net worth is $7 million.

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Born in Houston, Texas, United States

February 2 , 1949

Tall and talented, Brent Spiner was born as Brent Jay Spiner in the late 1940s in Houston, Texas, United States of America to Sylvia and Jack Spiner. His parents owned the furniture store. He also has one brother named Ron Spiner.

Graduated from Bellaire High School

1968

Brent was raised in Bellaire, Texas where he got enrolled at Bellaire High School. While he was there, he also became the member of the Bellaire Speech team. He graduated from there in 1968. He also attended University of Houston and he earned his bachelor’s degree from there in 1974.

Began his acting career

1970

He began his acting career as a theater actor in the early 1970s. Some of his early acting roles were in the play The Three Musketeers, Sunday in the Park with George and so on. In 1970, he appeared in an American television movie My Sweet Charlie. 

Appeared in the television series, The Dain Curse

1978

In the late 1970s, he starred in the TV series like The Dain Curse, Family and so on. In 1978, he also played the role of Hank in the theater play A History of the American Film. 

Appeared in the movie, Star Trek: Insurrection

1998

He is an actor and comedian from United States. In 1994, he appeared in the movie Star Trek: Generations playing the role of Lt. Commander Data. In 1998, he was seen playing the role of Lt. Commander Data in the movie Star Trek: Insurrection. He earned the salary of $5,000,000 for this role.

Released his album, Ol' Yellow Eyes Is Back

June 11 , 1991

Besides being active in acting, he is also involved in musical as he is also a talented singer. On 11th of June 1991, he released an album under the title Ol' Yellow Eyes Is Back. He has also released another album under the name Dreamland. 

First child, Jackson Spiner

June 29 , 2002

Brent has been married to love of his life Loree McBride since a long time. Loree McBride is a producer. They also have a child together from this married life and it is a son named Jackson Spiner.

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

1997

In 1997, he got nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA for the first time in his life. He was nominated for this role in the movies like Star Trek: First Contact and Independence Day. He won this award that year for Best Supporting Actor. 

Won CinemaCon, USA

2016

He is also popular for playing the role of Dr. Brackish Okun in the movie Independence Day: Resurgence. For this role, he got his first nomination in CinemaCon, USA and he was also honored with this award that year for Ensemble of the Universe.