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|Born||Cheryl Gates McFadden|
March 2, 1949
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Cheryl Gates McFadden (born March 2, 1949, in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio), usually credited as Gates McFadden, is an American actress and choreographer. Events 986 - Louis V becomes King of the Franks. 1127 - Assassination of Charles the Good Year 1949 ( MCMXLIX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Cuyahoga Falls is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. Ohio ( is a Midwestern state of the United States. As part of the Great Lakes region, Ohio has long been a cultural and geographical crossroads The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 986 - Louis V becomes King of the Franks. 1127 - Assassination of Charles the Good Year 1949 ( MCMXLIX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Cuyahoga Falls is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works See also, Choreography (literally "dance-writing" from the Greek words "χορεία" (circular dance see chorea) and "γραφή" She is best known for portraying the character of Dr. Beverly Crusher in the television and film series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Doctor Beverly Crusher (born Beverly Howard) played by actress Gates McFadden, was a character on the Star Trek The Next Generation Star Trek The Next Generation ( STTNG or TNG) is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning science fiction television program created by Gene Roddenberry
She attended Brandeis University earning B. Brandeis University is a private research University with a Liberal arts focus located in Waltham Massachusetts, United States. A Cum Laude in Theater Arts. After graduating from Brandeis, she moved to Paris and studied theater with actor Jacques LeCoq.
Before Star Trek: The Next Generation, she was mostly known as a choreographer, often working on Jim Henson productions including the films The Dark Crystal, for which she was a choreographer, Labyrinth, for which she served as Director of Choreography and Puppet Movement, and The Muppets Take Manhattan, in which she has a brief on-screen appearance. Star Trek The Next Generation ( STTNG or TNG) is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning science fiction television program created by Gene Roddenberry See also, Choreography (literally "dance-writing" from the Greek words "χορεία" (circular dance see chorea) and "γραφή" For other uses of "Henson" see Henson. James Maury "Jim" Henson (September 24 1936 &ndash May 16 1990 was one of The Dark Crystal is a 1982 Fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. Labyrinth is a 1986 Fantasy film directed by Jim Henson, produced by George Lucas, and designed by Brian Froud. The Muppets Take Manhattan is the third of a series of Live-action musical Feature films starring Jim Henson 's Muppets As a way of distinguishing her acting work from her choreography, she is usually credited as "Gates McFadden" as an actress and "Cheryl McFadden" as a choreographer.
She appeared briefly in the Woody Allen film Stardust Memories, and in The Hunt for Red October as Jack Ryan's wife Cathy, though most of her scenes were cut in post-production. Woody Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1 1935 is an American Film director, Writer, Actor, Comedian, and Stardust Memories is a 1980 film written and directed by Woody Allen. The Hunt for Red October is a film based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Tom Clancy. Jack Ryan (full name President Sir John Patrick Ryan, PhD, CPA, KCVO) ( May 17 1950- is a Fictional character
In 1987, McFadden was cast as Dr. Beverly Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Doctor Beverly Crusher (born Beverly Howard) played by actress Gates McFadden, was a character on the Star Trek The Next Generation Star Trek The Next Generation ( STTNG or TNG) is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning science fiction television program created by Gene Roddenberry The Crusher character was slated to be Captain Jean-Luc Picard's love interest, and this aspect of the character is what attracted McFadden to the role. Jean-Luc Picard is a Star Trek character primarily portrayed by Patrick Stewart. Another important aspect of the character was being a widow balancing motherhood and a career. McFadden left after the first season, in part because series executive producer Gene Roddenberry was never enthusiastic about casting McFadden in the first place. Roddenberry also wanted to give the role of ship's doctor to actress Diana Muldaur, with whom he had worked on the original Star Trek series and other occasions. Diana Muldaur (born August 19, 1938 in New York City) is an American Television and Film actress. Muldaur's character, Dr. Katherine Pulaski, proved very unpopular with fans and left the show after the second season. McFadden was approached to return for the third season. At first she was hesitant, but after a phone call from co-star Patrick Stewart, McFadden was persuaded to reprise her role. Patrick Hewes Stewart, OBE (born 13 July 1940 is an English Film, Television and stage Actor.
From the third season on, Dr. Crusher was still rather under-used, but the character was mellowed slightly. Her highlights include: The High Ground, in which Dr. " The High Ground " is the 60th episode of the Science fiction Television series Star Trek The Next Generation and the 12th episode Crusher is kidnapped by terrorists. Remember Me, when Dr. Crusher's fear of losing loved ones becomes real when her worries create an alternate reality. Suspicions, where Dr. " Suspicions " is an episode of the sixth season of the Science fiction television series Star Trek The Next Generation. Crusher puts her career on the line to prove a scientist's theoretical new technology. And Attached, in which Dr. Crusher and Picard are imprisoned and linked together via a telepathic device, discovering their true feelings for each other in the process. McFadden also directed the TNG episode Genesis and choreographed the dance routine in Data's Day. " Genesis " is a seventh-season Star Trek The Next Generation episode " Data's Day " is a fourth season episode of Star Trek The Next Generation.
McFadden co-starred in the 1990 comedy Taking Care of Business starring James Belushi and also co-starred another Star Trek: The Next Generation actor, John DeLancie (aka Q). Taking Care of Business was a film made in 1990 starring James Belushi and Charles Grodin. James Adam "Jim" Belushi (born June 15, 1954) is an American Actor, Comedian and Musician, the younger brother Star Trek The Next Generation ( STTNG or TNG) is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning science fiction television program created by Gene Roddenberry John de Lancie (born March 20, 1948) is an American Actor. He is known for his recurring role as Q on the various Star
McFadden also appeared in the made-for-television movie Crowned and Dangerous with Yasmine Bleeth in 1997. Crowned and Dangerous was a 1997 made-for-TV movie which was a thriller comedy that starred Yasmine Bleeth, Cassidy Rae Yasmine Amanda Bleeth (born June 14, 1968, in New York City) is an American TV and Film Actress.
In the spring of 2006, McFadden appeared in a series of television commercials for Microsoft. Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational Computer technology Corporation, which rose to dominate the Home computer
McFadden enjoys attending Star Trek Conventions and autograph signing events to meet fans.
She has taught at several universities and is currently listed as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Theater at the University of Southern California. The University of Southern California (commonly referred to as USC, SC, Southern California, and incorrectly 
McFadden now divides her time between Los Angeles and Languedoc, in the south of France, where she and her husband, John Talbot, are restoring an old theater. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. She has one son, James Cleveland McFadden-Talbot, born in June 1991, who is called Jack.
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