John de Lancie
John de Lancie
John Sherwood de Lancie, Jr.
March 20, 1948
|Education||Juilliard School (BFA)|
|Alma mater||Kent State University|
|Spouse(s)||Marnie Mosiman (m. 1984)|
|Children||2 (including Keegan de Lancie)|
John Sherwood de Lancie, Jr. (born March 20, 1948) is an American actor, director, producer, writer, educator, sailor, voice artist, and comedian, best known for his role of Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation ((1987–present)) and as the voice of Discord in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010–2019). He is also known for his quite deep, resonant voice. De Lancie performed in Days of Our Lives (1982–1986; 1989–1990) as Eugene Bradford.
De Lancie was featured in several roles on television series, including Frank Simmons in Stargate SG-1 (2001–2002) and Donald Margolis in Breaking Bad (2009–2010). He is noted for his public support of bronies of the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fandom.
Early life[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
De Lancie attended Kent State University and the Juilliard School. He has appeared in several television series. These include L.A. Law, Days of Our Lives, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Practice, and Picket Fences. He has also appeared in Stargate SG-1, Breaking Bad, and Torchwood: Miracle Day.
Awards and nominations[change | change source]
|Viewers for Quality Television Awards||1993||Specialty Player||Star Trek: The Next Generation||Nominated|
|Soap Opera Digest Awards||1984||Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role in a Daytime Soap Opera||Days of Our Lives||Won|
|1985||Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role in a Daytime Serial||Days of Our Lives||Won|
|1986||Outstanding Comic Relief Role on a Daytime Serial||Days of Our Lives||Nominated|
|Online Film & Television Association||1998||Best Host or Performer of a Variety, Musical, or Comedy Special||Nominated|||
|Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series||Fired Up||Nominated|
|NAVGTR Awards||2013||Performance in a Comedy, Lead||Quantum Conundrum||Nominated|
|Behind the Voice Actors Awards||2012||Best Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Guest Role||My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic||Nominated|||
|2015||Best Male Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role - Comedy/Musical||Nominated|||
|2016||Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game||StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void||Nominated|||
References[change | change source]
- "De Lancie, John 1948-." Contemporary Authors. Gale. 2004. HighBeam Research. 11 Apr. 2015 <http://www.highbeam.com Archived 2002-03-31 at the Wayback Machine>.
- Natalie Abrams (March 1, 2012). "The Secret Circle Exclusive: Star Trek's John de Lancie to Play an Elder". TV Guide. CBS Interactive Inc. Retrieved April 11, 2015.
- "John de Lancie". IMDb.com. Retrieved November 22, 2020.
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