John de Lancie

Biography: John de Lancie (born March 20, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a U.S. character actor best known for his role as recurring guest star "Q" on the various Star Trek series. De Lancie was a guest star on both the first and last episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Prior to his role on Star Trek, de Lancie played Eugene Bradford on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1982 to 1986. For a short time, he co-starred in Star Trek writer Michael Piller's creation Legend as eccentric scientist Janos Bartok. Following his days on Star Trek, De Lancie also had a recurring role as NID Colonel Frank Simmons on Stargate SG-1. He has also appeared in Andromeda (another creation of Gene Roddenberry) as Beka Valentine's Uncle Sid, as the angel Trias in the video game Planescape: Torment, as pollster Al Kiefer on The West Wing, and recently as an Elder on Charmed. De Lancie and his wife, Marnie Mosiman, have a son, Keegan de Lancie, who appeared with his father as Q's
John de Lancie (born March 20, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a U.S. character actor best known for his role as recurring guest star "Q" on the various Star Trek series. De Lancie was a guest star on both the first and last episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Prior to his role on Star Trek, de Lancie played Eugene Bradford on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1982 to 1986.

For a short time, he co-starred in Star Trek writer Michael Piller's creation Legend as eccentric scientist Janos Bartok. Following his days on Star Trek, De Lancie also had a recurring role as NID Colonel Frank Simmons on Stargate SG-1. He has also appeared in Andromeda (another creation of Gene Roddenberry) as Beka Valentine's Uncle Sid, as the angel Trias in the video game Planescape: Torment, as pollster Al Kiefer on The West Wing, and recently as an Elder on Charmed.

De Lancie and his wife, Marnie Mosiman, have a son, Keegan de Lancie, who appeared with his father as Q's son in Star Trek: Voyager's seventh season episode, "Q2". Another son, Owen de Lancie, appeared in "Star Trek World Tour (1998)".

De Lancie makes frequent appearances to the Pasadena Symphony, which holds orchestrated music in the Fall and the Spring. In Spring 2004, he gave pre-concert lectures where the symphony is held in Pasadena, California at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

John de Lancie's father, of the same name, was principal oboist of the Philadelphia Orchestra for many years. He died in 2001.

In 2006 De Lancie will make his opera directoral debute with The Atlanta Opera performing Puccini's "Tosca" on May 18 to May 21.

Along with Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Armin Shimerman, Michael Ansara and Richard Poe, he is one of only six actors to play the same character on three different Star Trek series. He played Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager.

John de Lancie co-wrote the book I, Q with Peter David. He also co-wrote the novel Soldier of Light with Tom Cool.
Good friends with fellow "Star Trek" alumnus Kate Mulgrew.
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John de Lancie's Scores

Average career score: 74
Highest Metascore: 89 Breaking Bad: Season 3
Lowest Metascore: 51 Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
89 Breaking Bad: Season 3 Mar 21, 2010 Donald Margolis 9.4
84 Breaking Bad: Season 2 Mar 8, 2009 Donald Margolis 9.3
73 Breaking Bad: Season 1 Jan 20, 2008 Donald Margolis 9.2
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 40 Nov 8, 2004 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 39 Nov 10, 2003 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 38 Nov 8, 2002 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Stargate SG-1: Season 6 Jun 7, 2002 Colonel Frank Simmons 6.7
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 37 Nov 8, 2001 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Stargate SG-1: Season 5 Jun 29, 2001 Col. Frank Simmons / Colonel Frank Simmons 7.0
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 36 Nov 8, 2000 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Stargate SG-1: Season 4 Jun 30, 2000 Col. Frank Simmons 7.1
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 35 Nov 8, 1999 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 34 Nov 9, 1998 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 33 Nov 10, 1997 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 32 Nov 8, 1996 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 31 Nov 8, 1995 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Legend: Season 1 Apr 18, 1995 Professor Janos Bartok tbd
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 29 Jan 3, 1994 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 7 Sep 20, 1993 Q 8.7
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 28 Jan 5, 1993 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 6 Sep 21, 1992 Q 8.6
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 27 Jan 10, 1992 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 4 Sep 24, 1990 Q 8.7
tbd Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 3 Sep 25, 1989 Q 8.7
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 24 May 2, 1989 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 2 Nov 21, 1988 Q 7.5
51 Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 1 Sep 28, 1987 Q 8.4
tbd Days of our Lives: Season 21 Oct 23, 1986 Eugene Bradford (1982-1986; Recurring Otherwise) tbd
tbd Emergency!: Season 7 Jan 7, 1978 Dr. DeRoy tbd
tbd The Six Million Dollar Man: Season 5 Sep 11, 1977 Sergeant Chapman tbd