Star Trek actors Then and Now

Where are your favorite Star Trek cast members today?

#34 Tim Russ

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Star Trek series: Star Trek: Voyager

Character name: Tuvok

Age: 64

Appearing in all seven seasons of Voyager, Russ portrayed Tuvok, a Vulcan Starfleet officer who served as a tactical officer and second officer under the command of Captain Kathryn Janeway during the titular starship’s journey through the Delta Quadrant. Russ is one of the only two Star Trek actors who have appeared on-screen with four different Star Trek series captains, the other one being Jonathan Frakes.

Following his Star Trek stint, Russ has continued to act in TV and movies. Some of his notable roles post-Star Trek roles are Principal Ted Franklin in Nickelodeon’s teen sitcom iCarly and Frank the Doorman in the ABC sitcom Samantha Who?

Russ, who has been a musician for over 40 years, has also released three albums since Voyager wrapped up. Those albums are Kushangaza (2001), Brave New World (2003), and 2nd Thoughts (2007).