Majel Barrett was an American actress, voiceover artist, and producer who was best recognized for her role as Nurse Christine Chapel in the original Star Trek series as well as for appearing as Lwaxana Troi on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.


She was born on February 23, 1932.


Majel Barrett passed away on December 18, 2008, at the age of 76 due to leukemia in Bel Air, California, United States.

Sun Sign



Majel Barrett was represented by Roddenberry Productions, Production Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Boyfriend / Spouse

Majel Barrett had dated –

  1. Gene Roddenberry (1967-1991) – She started dating Gene Roddenberry, television screenwriter, producer, and creator of the original Star Trek television series, in 1967 while he was still married to his first wife. Later, Majel Barrett and Gene got married on August 6, 1969, in a Shinto ceremony in Japan and their son Zale Eugene Roddenberry (a.k.a. Rod Roddenberry) was born on August 6, 2013. The duo remained married until his death on October 24, 1991.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Usually sported short hairstyles
  • Charming smile

Majel Barrett Facts

  1. Her father was killed in the line of duty on August 30, 1955, while she was touring with an off-Broadway road company.
  2. She made her theatrical film debut as a Shampoo Demonstrator in the 1957 satirical comedy film, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, but her role went uncredited.
  3. Majel Barrett’s first credited theatrical film appearance came in the 1958 drama film, As Young as We Are, in which she played the role of Joyce Goodwin. She co-starred in the film alongside Robert Harland, Pippa Scott, Ty Hardin, Barry Atwater, and Carla Hoffman.
  4. She did voiceover work for numerous projects including Star Trek: The Animated Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Spider-Man: The Animated Series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Nemesis.
  5. In 2002, Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett were honored by the Space Foundation with the Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award for their work creating awareness of and enthusiasm for space.
  6. Her funeral was attended by celebrities such as Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, Walter Koenig, , Brent Spiner, and Wil Wheaton.

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Facts of Majel Leigh Hudec

  • Gender Female
  • full nameMajel Leigh Hudec
  • nicknamesMajel Barrett, The First Lady of Star Trek, First Lady of Star Trek, M. Leigh Hudec
  • birthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States
  • Date of Birth February 23, 1932
  • Age 89 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundBohemian/Czech, German and English
  • nationalityAmerican
  • professionActress, Voiceover Artist, Producer
  • weight65 kg or 143.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • body type / buildAverage
  • high schoolShaker Heights High School
  • collegeUniversity of Miami
  • motherGladys V.
  • fatherWilliam Hudec

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