The late Majel Barrett might still voice the computer on Star Trek: Discovery
When Majel Barrett died in 2008, she took with her the distinction of being the only person to appear in every Star Trek TV series, either on-screen as characters like Nurse Christine Chapel or feisty ambassador Lwaxana Troi, or as the soothing voice of the computer system installed on every Federation ship. Now, it sounds like Barrett—the widow of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry—might get to extend her six-show streak to a seventh.Earlier this week, the Roddenberry family Twitter account announced that Barrett’s voice had been recorded phonetically before she died, and that the family—including her son, Eugene Roddenberry Jr., an executive producer on CBS’s forthcoming Star Trek: Discovery—was working to synthesize it for potential… Continue Reading (2 minute read)
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First Lady of Star Trek? Absolutely! After all, she did play “Number One” in the Star Trek pilot, which later got released as the two part episode “Menagerie.”
If her voice was available for Alexa, I would buy one then.