The iconic sci-fi show has had some guest stars on the show who ended up being household names.
Way before Tom Hardy starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in movies such as “Inception” and “The Revenant,” he played Shinzon, the bad guy in “Star Trek: Nemesis.” Shinzon was the evil twin of Patrick Stewart’s Jean-Luc Picard.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
With a role on “Star Trek: Voyager,” this was one of the 1st non-wrestling roles that Dwayne Johnson took. He played the Pendari Champion who beat Jeri Ryan’s Seven of Nine in combat.
Before being Samantha Jones on “Sex and the City,” Kim Cattrall wore prosthetic ears to play the Vulcan helmsman Valeris in “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.
“Spider-Man” and “Fargo” actress Kirsten Dunst was in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” at the age of 11. She was Hedril, a young member of a telepathic alien race called the Cairn.
Famous for his role as Emmett “Doc” Brown in the “Back to the Future” trilogy, Christopher Lloyd played the Klingon Commander Kruge in “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.
Christian Slater was an unnamed officer in “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.” Slater is famous for “Interview with a Vampire,” “True Romance,” and most recently “Mr. Robot.”
Comedian Sarah Silverman was in an episode of “Star Trek: Voyager” where the crew went back in time on Earth. Silverman was a Los Angeles scientist.
Jason Alexander from “Seinfeld” also was on “Star Trek” as Kurros, a member of an intellectual group who traversed the galaxy searching for employment in resolving issues.
“Desperate Housewives” and “Lois and Clark” star Teri Hatcher was in an episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” playing a Starfleet lieutenant.