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Creator / Michael Dorn

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"When you're on a series, it's tough to go on and do something else afterward. If you're smart, save your money and you can wait out the bad times, until something else comes along."

Michael Dorn (born December 9, 1952) is an American actor, best known for the role of Worf in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Picard. He's appeared in the most Star Trek episodes of any actor thanks to his major role on its two longest-running shows. He also has numerous voice acting credits, including recurring roles in Superman: The Animated Series, Gargoyles, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012), Danny Phantom, Captain Simian and the Space Monkeys, I Am Weasel, Toonami, Starship Regulars, The Lion Guard, Invincible (2021), and the Fallout video game franchise. More recently, he has provided the voice of Prometheus in Arrow.

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Tropes applying to Michael Dorn’s roles:

  • Corpsing: If the TNG gag reels are anything to go by, he is extremely prone to this on set, or was at the time.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Dorn added a great deal of humor to Worf's character through subtle variations in tone of voice.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: Besides the obvious, he's played Gatatog Uvenk, Battle Beast and "Conan the Librarian".
  • Role Reprise: He voices Worf in Star Trek Online starting with the Season 8 lead-in featured episode "Sphere of Influence".
  • The Worf Effect: Dorn was well aware of the trope before it was named. One of the perks required to tempt him into doing DS9 was a promise that the writers would stop beating down Worf to demonstrate the strength of the villain du jour.


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As Mara and Bellagen come in, they see the Princess changing her color after deflowering as Tycho lied that he didn't make her lose her virginity.

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