Since the original Star Trek series debuted in 1966, a slew of films and TV shows followed. The success of Star Trek eventually lead to five TV series and twelve movies. Star Trek Beyond is the thirteenth film franchise released this 2016. This came after 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness, and 2009’s Star Trek. A new Star Trek TV series released this 2017 saw a new series blast into the TV space via a preview broadcast on CBS. Viewers got to see new characters interact within new worlds and civilizations. But who among the Star Trek actors dated their fellow Star Trek actors, and who found love off-set? Read on and find out about the love lives of your favorite Star Trek cast members.
1 Chris Pine and Sofia Boutella
Chris Pine and Sofia Boutella are stars of the 2016 movie Star Trek Beyond who met on set and are now happily coupling. As proof, the two two were seen together at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Witnesses claim that 36-year old Pine and 35-year old Boutella were holding hands all through the evening. The two were later seen at a midnight garden party. Boutella played the role of an alien scavenger that assisted the stranded Enterprise crew to battle the villain Krall (played by Idris Elba) in the movie Star Trek Beyond. Meanwhile, Pine plays Capt James T Kirk. The two gave hints of their relationship when Boutella attended the London premiere of Pine’s movie Hell Or High Water.
2 Michael Dorn and Marina Sirtis
Marina Sirtis, who played the role of Counselor Troi in the 90’s TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation, has a special relationship with Michael Dorn – her co-actor in the series who played the role of Lt Worf. Sirtis claims Dorn is the only person who can put up with her for long time periods. Sirtis is self-effacing when he describes herself as a “cow”. She adds, “I don’t know why anybody’s my friend, especially this one.” Dorn and Sirtis has an enduring 26-year old relationship that goes beyond dating. Dorn claims he’s always been attracted to strong women. “We’re just crazy about each other.”
3 Roxann Dawson and Casey Biggs
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine was a TV series that ran from 1993 to 1999. Actor Casey Biggs played the role of Cardassian Damar on the said show. He was also in a relationship with fellow Star Trek actor Roxann Dawson before the latter was even on Star Trek Voyager. Back then, Roxann Dawson carried the name Roxann Biggs-Dawson when she was married to Casey. They eventually divorced. However, Casey described his relationship to Dawson as one of adoration. “I adored that woman, she adored me.” He attributed their falling out as due to them doing different things. Biggs adds, “She’s inordinately talented, and I wish her all the success.”
4 Terry Farrell and Michael Dorn
Terry Farrell and Michael Dorn are actors from the Star Trek TV series Deep Space Nine. Farrell played the role of Jadzia Dax while Dorn portrayed the character of Worf. How their characters hooked up on the series was partly due to the flirting Dorn and Farrell did on set. It was Farrell who suggested the idea to Dorn when she blurted out, “Let’s flirt.” Her purpose was for her character to have more scenes together with Dorn’s character. Though it was neither confirmed nor denied if Farrell and Dorn indeed had a flirty relationship when not on the set, their playful banter on the shoot lead to the eventual marriage of their characters during the fourth episode of the series.
5 Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett-Roddenberry
Gene Roddenberry, the creator of the original Star Trek TV series, was also a voice actor on Star Trek when he played the role of chef Charlie X. He dated and eventually married Majel Barrett-Roddenberry. Majel was a recurring actor in Star Trek where her most popular role was as Nurse Christine Chapel. She also portrayed the character of Lwaxana Troi on Star Trek: The Next Generation as well as in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. She also voice acted computer interfaces all through the Star Trek programs. Known as the “First Lady of Star Trek,” Majel married Gene on 1969 in Japan. Their marriage produced a son who was born in 1974 and whom they named Eugene.
6 Jeri Ryan and Brannon Braga
Jeri Ryan played the role of Borg Seven on Nine on the series Star Trek: Voyager. Her performance earned her the 2001 Saturn Award. Her most recent Star Trek performance was when she voice acted her Borg Seven on Nine character for the 2014 video game Star Trek Online. During the series’ run, Ryan dated Star Trek writer, producer, and director Brannon Braga. Braga was a major force in the creation of the Star Trek franchise’s modern series. He was also involved in Star Trek films such as Star Trek Generations and Star Trek: First Contact. Ryan and Braga dated for a few years after Ryan was included in the series’ fourth season. Their relationship was marred by a stalker who followed them relentlessly from February to November 2000. Eventually, the stalker named Marlon Pagtakhan was convicted for harassment in 2001.
7 Patrick Stewart and Wendy Neuss
Classically trained English actor Sir Patrick Stewart became popular for his role as Capt Jean-Luc Picard in the series Star Trek: The Next Generation. He also played the same role in other Star Trek spin-off films.Stewart started going bald when he was 19. This made him believe that no woman would be interested in him. But in 1997, Stewart became engaged to Wendy Neuss – a producer in Star Trek: Voyager. The two eventually married on August 2000. Unfortunately, they divorced three years later on October 2003. Neuss, besides being a producer, similarly worked as associate producer, post-production supervisor, and co-producer on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
8 Patrick Stewart and Jennifer Hetrick
Patrick Stewart similarly dated actress Jennifer Hetrick. She portrayed the role of Vash on 1987’s Star Trek: The Next Generation as well as in 1993’s Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. The two dated during the third and fourth seasons of The Next Generation. Though they were reportedly engaged, their relationship didn’t lead to marriage. A tabloid once reported that Stewart’s relationship with Hetrick caused the former’s divorce from his London-based wife. Stewart was allegedly smitten with Hetrick and wanted to start a new life with her. The two were said to be always seen together talking and kissing on set. Alas, their relationship did not last as Stewart got engaged shortly after to Wendy Neuss, the show’s producer.
9 Kate Mulgrew and Winrich Kolbe
Kate Mulgrew played the role of Capt Kathryn Janeway on the series Star Trek: Voyager. It was in the series when she met director Winrich Kolbe The two dated for three years until their relationship ended during the spring of 1998. Prior to Star Trek, she has been acting on the daytime soap opera Ryan’s Hope as Mary Ryan. Meanwhile, Kolbe is a Netherlands-born director responsible for forty-eight episodes of Star Trek. He was also tasked to helm the series premiere of Star Trek: Voyager where he similarly was involved in the series’ casting. He also directed episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
10 Terry Farrell and Brent Spiner
Terry Farrell is popular for her role in the TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Jadzia Dax. Prior to Star Trek, she was also seen in the horror movie Hellraiser II: Hell on Earth. She later appeared on a slew of TV shows and straight-to-video movies. She was later seen in the 1998 sitcom Becker where she played the role of Reggie Kostas. Brent Spiner is best known for his role as android Lieutenant Commander Data in the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Besides being an actor, Spiner is also a comedian. Farrell reportedly revealed in an interview that she met Spiner when she was young. The two were reportedly in a relationship back in 1992.
11 Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto
Who says Star Trek cast members can’t date members of their own kind? Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto have a real romance going on that may last longer than most Hollywood couples. The two actors were seen attending the red carpet premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness back in 2013. Their real-life bromance can be likened to the reel-life relationship between Kirk and Spock. Quinto believes that both of them have a healthy sense of competition. Quinto plays the role of Spock, while Pine plays Capt James T Kirk. Pine reportedly received $600,000 when he was cast in the 2009 Star Trek movie. But he allegedly received as much as six million dollars for Into Darkness. Meanwhile, Pine was reportedly paid $1.5 million for the same movie.
12 Linda Park and Tom Hardy
Linda Park played the role of communications officer Ensign Hoshi Sato on the series Star Trek: Enterprise. This Korean actress played the role for all four seasons of the series, starting from the year 2001 until the show’s cancellation in 2005. During the show’s run, Park dated Star Trek co-actor Tom Hardy. Hardy played the character of Shinzon in Star Trek: Nemesis. Their relationship turned serious when they decided to live together in South London, England. The two also had dreams of forming a theater company. Park also starred with hardy in a London production of Roger & Vanessa – a Brett C Leonard play which Park co-produced. Unfortunately, the two eventually broke up.
13 Chris Pine and Vail Bloom
Chris Pine is going where a lot of men has never gone before, and it’s a place a lot of men desperately want to be in. As Captain James T Kirk in the movie reboot of the Star Trek series, Pine is dating a slew of women. He was with The Young and The Restless actress Vail Bloom back in 2015. The two were seen kissing each other during their delectable alfresco dining. They were also seen shopping at American Rag. Though the two are obviously intimate with each other, a representative for Chris Pine did not give any comment or confirmation about their relationship status. But your intelligent guess is as good as everyone else’s.
14 Chris Pine and Beau Garrett
Chris Pine is again going in places most men could only dream to tread. Back in 2008, Pine was seen dating actress and model Beau Garrett. Considered as his on-again-and-off-again girlfriend, Garrett and Pine were seen grabbing – not each other but – lunch at a Los Angeles eatery one lazy afternoon a year after they reportedly called it quits. After having their fill of lunch, the two were seen hugging. After which, both went on their separate ways. There were no kisses seen, only hugs. This may just be their way of platonically reconnecting for old time’s sake.
15 Chris Pine and Audrina Patridge
Chris Pine is a busy bee not just with work but also with his love life. He was seen in a lip lock with reality show star Audrina Patridge. Patridge and Pine were reportedly into each other back in 2009 where they were seen having dinner in LA. Those who did not like the idea of a ChrisDrina relationship or an AuChris couple name poo-pooed their togetherness until they were again seen seated beside each other at the MTV Movie Awards. Alas, it was reported that Chris had to end the relationship due to the ton of media attention they were getting. Even Patridge couldn’t confirm or deny if they were indeed a couple when she was interviewed by Ryan Seacrest.
16 Chris Pine and Olivia Munn
Chris Pine has probably lost count of all the women he dated so this site might as well remind him. It was in October 2009 when he and Olivia Munn were said to be “quite serious” and were seen together in numerous occasions. They were also photographed a lot of times spending time with each other in public settings. Plus, the NSFW pictures Munn allegedly sent Pine further fanned the flame of their rumored relationship. Unfortunately, just as quick as their relationship flowered, it fizzled just as fast since the couple eventually called it quits. It was Munn that reportedly broke off with Pine when she saw him and a blond actress having Friday night fun at Hollywood’s Roger Room.
17 Chris Pine and Nathalie Walker
The blonde woman that Munn reportedly saw having Friday night fun with Chris Pine was aspiring actress Nathalie Walker. While Munn was working in Park City, Utah’s Sundance Film Festival as Bing’s new face, Pine was also said to be working Walker at Hollywood’s Roger Room Bar. The two were later seen stepping out of the popular venue. Though it was never confirmed if Walker and Pine were indeed an item, Munn saw it as evidence of Pine’s disloyalty. Walker and Pine were also seen going to a Golden Globes party. Walker is a French-born actress who was seen in the 2007 movie Towelhead, and the 2008 film College.
18 Chris Pine and Dominique Piek
Just when you thought Chris Pine has had enough of women, here he goes again dating South African model Dominique Piek. The two became romantic during the fall of 2011. They dated for two years until they split during the spring of 2013. At that time, Pine had to focus on the promotion of his movie Star Trek Into Darkness. In an interview with Out Magazine, Pine admits the difficulty of maintaining a relationship when one is in show business. Though he acknowledges that meeting women in Hollywood is not hard at all, he explains, “It’s really hard in our business to maintain something..For me, right now, it’d be really hard.”
19 Chris Pine and Iris Bjork Johannesdottir
Chris Pine seems to be making up for lost time. The thirty-year old admits that he was not at all a party boy when he was in his twenties. The Star Trek actor claims that his recent dates with a slew of women was his “delayed pubescence..coming up”. As his pubescence is rearing its ugly head, Pine also declares his interest in starting a family. It was in 2014 when Pine was seen dating Icelandic model and former Miss Reykjavik Iris Bjork Johannesdottir. The two were photographed displaying their affection publicly. Unfortunately, their relationship eventually ended.
20 Chris Pine and Zoe Kravitz
Chris Pine and actress Zoe Kravitz never confirmed if they were together or not, but rumors of them dating was sparked when they were seen spending time together in 2010’s Met Gala. They were again seen together in 2013 during London Fashion Week. Though the two merely said they are “good friends” when they were again spotted in 2015 during a pre-Oscars party, a source did confirm that the two have known each other for many years and do get along well. Kravitz is the daughter of musician Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet. She was seen in the Marvel movie X-Men: First Class in 2011. She also appeared in the film No Reservations as well as The Brave One.
21 Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan
Zachary Quinto was not even out yet when he publicly supported LGBT institutions. When he finally opened up about his true sexuality in 2011, he also publicly declared his love for model and artist Miles McMillan three years later. The two were loud and proud about their relationship. They were seen publicly displaying their affection towards each other. They also moved into an apartment they purchased in New York. The Manhattan loft reportedly cost three million dollars. Quinto is thirty-nine years old while McMillan is 27. They were seen happily strolling New York’s streets while holding each other’s hands.
22 Zachary Quinto and Jonathan Groff
Former Glee actor Jonathan Groff and Star Trek star Zachary Quinto once dated and later split in 2013. Groff revealed that one of the advantages of dating a fellow actor was that both understood the demanding schedules of their jobs. Not seeing each other for three months in order to shoot a movie was something both parties was okay with. However, Groff explained that dating Zachary was no different from dating non-actors. He added that “it was more about the people they were..and not about any careers or jobs they have.” The reason for their split was reportedly distance. Their hectic work schedules also affected their relationship.
23 Zoe Saldana And Marco Perego
Zoe Saldana played the role of Nyota Uhura in 2009’s Star Trek. She was also seen in 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness. She is currently married to Marco Perego, an Italian artist. They tied the knot in June 2013. Prior to being with Marco, Saldana was with actor and businessman Keith Britton for eleven years. They were in a relationship from 2000 to 2011. She later had a relationship with Bradley Cooper for two years from 2011 to 2013. When she and Cooper broke up, she found real love with Perego. The couple have twin sons they named Bowie Ezio and Cy born in 2014.
24 Simon Pegg And Maureen McCann
Simon Pegg played the role of Montgomery Scott in 2009’s Star Trek. He was also in 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness, as well as in 2016’s Star Trek Beyond. Not content with acting in these movies, he co-wrote the latter. Pegg is a man of many abilities. He does not just act, he also sings, directs, and produces. He is also married to his long-time girlfriend Maureen McCann. The two were married on 2005 in Glasgow. They have a daughter born in 2009 named Matilda. His wife, Maureen McCann, seems to complement Pegg’s creative streak. McCann works as a music industry publicist.
25 Benedict Cumberbatch And Sophie Hunter
Benedict Cumberbatch played Kirk’s arch-enemy Khan in 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness. When he publicly announced his engagement to his girlfriend Sophie Hunter in 2014, Cumberbatch became the enemy of every woman who had the hots for him. Hunter and Cumberbatch reportedly had a five month courtship. Hunter is a graduate of Oxford. She is a professional theatre actress as well as director. Prior to Cumberbatch’s relationship with Hunter, he was with actress Olivia Poulet. He was also in a relationship with Anna Jones. Apparently, it was in Hunter whom Cumberbatch found his true love. Their relationship was formalized a few short months after they met. They later married in 2015 and had a son the same year.
26 Chris Hemsworth and Isabel Lucas
Before bagging the role of George Kirk – the father of Capt. James T Kirk – in 2009’s Star Trek,Chris Hemsworth was in a relationship with Australian actress and model Isabel Lucas. Isabel Lucas and Chris Hemsworth was in a three-year relationship from 2005 to 2008. Lucas is popular for appearing in Home and Away. She was also seen in 2009’s Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Lucas was also in 2009’s Daybreakers, 2010’s The Pacific, and 2011’s Immortals. Lucas is able to speak French, Swiss-German, and English. She is the daughter of a special needs teacher and a pilot.
27 Winona Ryder and Scott Mackinlay Hahn
Winona Ryder played the role of a young Spock’s human mother in Star Trek. Ryder was riding high in her career until she was caught shoplifting inside a Saks Fifth Avenue store in 2001. Though she was acquitted, she was not able to bring back the luster of her career. But Ryder doesn’t mind. She is currently in a relationship with fashion designer Scott Mackinlay Hahn. When asked why she hasn’t married, Ryder explained that she’d rather never marry than be divorced multiple times. She puts her parents’ marriage into a pedestal and exclaims that her standards are high. However, she describes her relationship with Hahn as “happy”.
28 Anthony Rapp and Ken
Anthony Rapp plays the role of Lieutenant Paul Stamets in Star Trek: Discovery. His character is gay. Rapp is similarly gay in real life. He was recently in a controversy when he revealed that actor Kevin Spacey was sexually inappropriate with him when he was a minor. He has since moved on from the Spacey scandal. Rapp is also not afraid to announce who he is dating. Though his boyfriend remains unnamed, they are proud to be seen with each other publicly, whether online or offline. His boyfriend’s Instagram name is “teerakeni”. Rapp refers to him as “Ken”. The two have been together for two years.
29 George Takei and Brad Altman
George Takei was popular for playing the role of Mr Sulu on the original Star Trek series. His sexuality was also long known since the 1960’s but was kept hush hush. It was only in 2005 when Takei publicly came out. But as early as the 1980’s, he has been participating in activities organized by LGBT groups. It was there where he met Brad Altman who, Takei describes as “..the best runner in the club.” The two eventually became partners. They later married in 2008 where they were surrounded by his Star Trek family. Takei is 71 years old and Altman is 54. They have been partners for more than two decades.
30 Eric Bana and Rebecca Gleeson
Eric Bana played the role of Nero in 2009’s Star Trek. Prior to Star Trek, he has been seen in the sketch comedy series Full Frontal. He was also seen in 2001’s Black Hawk Down. He was also popular for appearing as Hulk in 2003. He was also seen in 2005’s Munich and in 2008’s The Other Boleyn Girl as Henry VIII. Bana started dating Rebecca Gleeson when he was still in Full Frontal. Meanwhile, Gleeson worked as a publicist in Seven Network and was the daughter of New South Wales’ Chief Justice. Bana and Gleeson eventually married in 1997. He proposed to Gleeson in the US when Bana won’s Celo Magazine’s Bachelor of the Year. They currently have two kids.