At Toronto's Science Fiction Expo, August 2007
|Born||Robert Adame Beltran|
November 19, 1953
|Occupation||Film, television actor|
Robert Adame Beltran (born November 19, 1953) is an American actor, known for his role as Commander Chakotay on Star Trek: Voyager. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. 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 Chakotay, played by Robert Beltran, is a character in Star Trek Voyager.
Beltran was born in Bakersfield, California, the son of Aurelia Olgin (née Adame) and Louis Perez Beltran, first generation Mexican-Americans. He refers to himself as being “Latindio” (a portmanteau of Latino and Indio). Mexico, in the second article of its Constitution, is defined as a "pluricultural" nation in recognition of the diverse ethnic groups that constitute it Beltran attended East Bakersfield High School and Bakersfield College. He has seven brothers and two sisters, including the well-known Latin Jazz musician Louie Cruz Beltran and is a Christian. Latin jazz is the general term given to music that combines rhythms from African and Latin American countries with jazz and classical harmonies from Latin America the Caribbean Europe Louie Cruz Beltran (born in Bakersfield California) is a well-known American Latin Jazz Musician. A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth 
Beltran graduated from California State University, Fresno with a degree in Theater Arts and moved to Los Angeles to begin his acting career. California State University Fresno, commonly referred to as Fresno State and even plainly State, is one of the campuses of California State University Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West He has been working steadily since 1979 in both theater and film. Beltran had his first film role in Zoot Suit in 1981, but his breakthrough came in 1982 when he played Raoul in the cult classic film Eating Raoul. Zoot Suit is a 1981 filmed version of the Broadway play Zoot Suit. Eating Raoul is a 1982 Black comedy about a conservative married couple living in Hollywood who take to killing swingers for their
Beltran is perhaps best known for his role as Commander Chakotay in the science fiction television series Star Trek: Voyager from 1995 to 2001. Chakotay, played by Robert Beltran, is a character in Star Trek Voyager. Beltran won the Nosotros Golden Eagle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Series in 1997, and was nominated in 1996 for the NCLR Bravo Award for Outstanding Television Series Actor in a Crossover Role, and the ALMA Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Television Series in a Crossover Role in 1998 and 1999. For the defunct entertainment award see Bravo Awards. Since 1978 the Italian magazine Guerin' Sportivo hands outthe Bravo Award to the The American Latino Media Arts Award, or ALMA Award is a distinction awarded to Latino performers ( Actors film and Television directors
Beltran founded and co-directed the East LA Classic Theater Group. He is also a member of the Classical Theater Lab, an ensemble of professional actors who co-produced his production of Hamlet in 1997, which he directed and starred in as well. Hamlet is a Tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601
Since at least 2003, Beltran has collaborated with actors in the LaRouche Youth Movement on the plays of Friedrich Schiller and William Shakespeare. The Worldwide LaRouche Youth Movement (WLYM or LYM is part of the political organisation of controversial American political figure Lyndon LaRouche. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller krɪstɔf friːtʁɪç fɔn ʃɪləʁ/ʃɪlɐ (10 November 1759 9 May 1805 was a German Poet, Philosopher William Shakespeare ( baptised
One of Beltran's siblings was born with Down Syndrome and for four years between 1998 - 2001, Beltran hosted the Galaxy Ball, a fund raising event for the Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles (DSALA). Down syndrome, Down's syndrome, or trisomy 21 is a Chromosomal disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The Galaxy Ball brought together actors from other Star Trek series for a small convention during which there was a cabaret and a dinner dance. In 2001, it was reported in USA Today that the Galaxy Ball raised more than US$50,000 for the DSALA, as well as other charities. USA TODAY is a national American daily Newspaper published by the Gannett Company. In addition to his Film and Theater career, he is also working on composing music.
Latino Poetry Excerpts from a live performance by Robert Beltran (recorded at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, April 2002)
Murder She Wrote is a television mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. Lois & Clark The New Adventures of Superman (often called Lois & Clark or The New Adventures Of Superman) is a Live-action American Murder She Wrote is a television mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. Bugsy is a 1991 film which tells the story of mobster Bugsy Siegel. Midnight Caller is a dramatic NBC Television series which ran from 1988 to 1991 Miami Vice is an American Television series produced by Michael Mann for NBC. Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills is a black comedy released in 1989. Slam Dance is a 1987 thriller directed by Wayne Wang and starring Virginia Madsen, Tom Hulce, and Mary Elizabeth Night of the Comet is a 1984 Science fiction Comedy horror Zombie film directed by Thom Eberhardt and starring Lone Wolf McQuade is a 1983 Action film, starring Chuck Norris, David Carradine, and Barbara Carrera and Robert Beltran Eating Raoul is a 1982 Black comedy about a conservative married couple living in Hollywood who take to killing swingers for their Zoot Suit is a 1981 filmed version of the Broadway play Zoot Suit. The American Latino Media Arts Award, or ALMA Award is a distinction awarded to Latino performers ( Actors film and Television directors Allmovie (previously All Movie Guide) is a commercial database of information about Movie stars movies and television shows. Memory Alpha (often abbreviated to MA) is a Wiki that is an encyclopedic reference for topics related to the Star Trek fictional universe A wiki is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content using a simplified Markup language.