Why did Iggy Pop do Star Trek?

Why did Iggy Pop do Star Trek?

With his deep voice and flatly midwestern accent, Iggy is one of the funniest bad guys in all of Trek. Trek producer Ira Steven Behr originally tried to get Iggy for the season-three episode “Past Tense,” to play the not-all-there character Grady. Scheduling didn’t work out, so that went to TOS alum Clint Howard.

Does Iggy Pop like Star Trek?

Scraggly rocker Iggy Pop took a turn on “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” as an alien Vorta named Yelgrun. He appeared as a villain in heavy makeup in the Western-inspired episode “The Magnificent Ferengi.” Pop is know for his solo music, as well as for heading up the punk band The Stooges.

Who played Yelgrun?

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Who played the andorian on Enterprise?

Jeffrey Alan Combs
Jeffrey Alan Combs (born 9 September 1954; age 66) is an actor who has the distinction of portraying eight different characters on three Star Trek television series, most notably those of Brunt and the various Weyouns on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and the Andorian Thy’lek Shran on Star Trek: Enterprise.

How old is Iggy Pop in Star Trek Deep Space Nine?

Character(s): Iggy Pop (born 21 April 1947; age 72) is a rock singer, songwriter, and occasional actor who appeared as Yelgrun in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine sixth season episode “The Magnificent Ferengi”. Biography. Iggy Pop was born as James Jewell Osterberg, Jr. in Muskegon, Michigan.

How did Iggy Pop come up with his name?

Osterberg was born in Muskegon, Michigan. He took the name “Iggy Pop” at the age of 19 after beginning his career in music: Iggy after The Iguanas (his first band) and Pop after Jim Popp, a friend. Osterburg shaved his eyebrows for a show, which apparently made him resemble Jim Popp, who had recently had chemotherapy.

Who are the people Iggy Pop is married to?

(Error Code: 102630) Iggy Pop was born on April 21, 1947 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA as James Newell Osterberg Jr. He has been married to Nina Alu since November 22, 2008. He was previously married to Suchi Asano and Wendy Weissberg. See full bio » 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards » Show by…

When did Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression come out?

In 2016, Pop recorded an album with Josh Homme titled Post Pop Depression. The album was released on March 18, with a tour to follow. On both sides of the Atlantic, the album set a new peak chart position for Iggy Pop albums, becoming his first ever US Top 20 album and first ever UK Top 5 album.