Can you match these interview quotes to the correct Star Trek actor?

Who loved painting houses? Who loves sad love songs? Take a guess and find out!

Star Trek turned its cast of actors into pop culture icons. Most of the Enterprise crew had been seen here and there on television prior to the 1966 premiere, but Star Trek launched them into a new galaxy of fame. They got piles of fan mail. Trekkers lined up at conventions to see them in person. 

And the media interviewed them.

We read through newspaper profiles of the Star Trek cast from when the show was originally on the air — between 1966 and 1969. Here are some interesting interview quotes. Try to match them to the correct actor!

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  1. When asked about their haircut: "My father is an old-fashioned barber. When he cuts your hair, you know you've had a haircut. When I go home on a visit now, with this haircut I've got for the show, I can't let him touch my hair. He's very disappointed."
  2. On growing up in a diverse neighborhood: "My mother learned to cook tacos, chicken soup and Jewish dishes while she taught others how to make sukiyaki."
  3. On his love of house painting: "I really enjoy house painting, especially the trim work. People think I'm crazy, but it's more fun than using the roller on the walls."
  4. On his role: "The role of a leading man and hero is limiting on a week to week basis, but I do have some fun with the part."
  5. On his background: "No, I wasn't born in Germany. I was born in Chicago. My parents came from Russia."
  6. On making public appearances: "I turned down $50,000 last year, because I won't make personal appearances in makeup, except my hair, which I don't mind."
  7. Oh his hobbies: "I engage in sports and read and carry on like that."
  8. On their singing career: "Sinatra is not worried, but I have a good musical ear and a style. Can Ray Charles sing? It's my hobby, I enjoy it and it's very lucrative."
  9. On contributing four episode ideas to Star Trek: "I was turned down — nicely and completely. But I think one idea was stolen."
  10. On why he lives in a modest two-bedroom house: "On his small two-bedroom house: "Small birds need small nests."
  11. On show business: "It's a hard-nosed business. Nice guys don't mean a thing."
  12. On Star Trek writers: "Writers of Star Trek are a literate, intelligent staff who have something to say about today's world."
  13. Oh his Star Trek start: "You know, I was turned down for a role on Star Trek originally. So I went into another show which didn't sell. Then I got a role on Star Trek, but I was signed for just seven of the first 13 shows."
  14. On their stage name: "I won't tell you my real name but at 14 I went to my mother and said I wanted to be a star but not with this name. I asked her to re-name me."
  15. On love songs: "All my favorite love songs are sad, but they have a kind of recovery. You never drown in them."

Can you match these interview quotes to the correct Star Trek actor?

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WILD 4 months ago
You got 10 out of 15
Did you slash right through that like an expert — or did you come out a little injured?
Dajj 6 months ago
7/15 ouch. I learned some good info on this one!!!
texasluva 7 months ago
No wonder that MrsPhilHarris got this movie right. They are hot
on the movie trail, you betcha! Thanks to MPH we are all enjoying this blockbuster.

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MikefromJersey texasluva 6 months ago
Mrs. Phil Harris's posts not showing up remind me of a problem You Tube is notorious for.
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texasluva MikefromJersey 6 months ago
Okay. I make comments there but not a lot. Usually to those I sub too. My email gets comments from them if they respond. My comments made to others usually get a notice on YT. Again I do only a few posts a week on YT. There have been a few posters on MeTV that have had time line problems or missing post and blanked out pages. Also signing out random problems. Pacificsun usually gets to the bottom things by contacting MeTV (IT person) quickly. I hear ya though.
Mac2Nite texasluva 1 month ago
This conversation seems to be attached to the wrong quiz 🤔
texasluva Mac2Nite 1 month ago
We have a group metv posters that do a movie quiz each week. We go back a week or two where the traffic is close to zero. Then all go at a certain hr. To play and comment 🙃
texasluva 7 months ago
Friday Night Movie Quiz

This is one of the better movies of the late 20th Century. It's supposed to be a true story. You betcha. There a clear meaning to this story that turns south very fast. That happens when you deal with some low-life characters. You need a few bucks because you had a bad business deal and you need a big payday. You hire dumb and dumber and it heads straight for the dumpster Jumping Jack Flash and I don't mean Whoopi Goldberg either. Law enforcement gets hot on the trail only to find a couple of stiffs along the way. Fake ransom goes bad and you have another. Not a pretty sight. Fear not our heroine slowly but surely follows the bunglers stupidity. Video quality tops.

Music and show as it was back when,

Bill Haley & His Comets - Rock Around The Clock (1955).

Buddy Holly - Everyday.

The Kinks-Tired Of Waiting.

A Hard Day's Night (1964) Trailer #1.

AC/DC - Thunderstruck.

Van Halen - Jump.

Bonus movie which was going to be quiz until it got changed. You can follow the clues which I had before it was changed.

If your looking for a little excitement, crime and fun this is it. Action, Comedy, Crime and Thriller is our genre tonight. Starts out with some awesome mountainous scenes, music and a fast auto speeding through the winding and curving roads. There is a plot to all of this. There are things to gather and take hold of. It will be criminal, dangerous and comical along the way. You have some great known actors in our movie. One was born in the 1800's and passed long ago. Main actor still acts today as he did back then. While another is more known for his on-stage work and more known for writing, directing, producing then acting. Put it all together and it's a good cinema.
The Italian Job (1969) 1 hr 39 min Action Comedy, Crime
Director: Peter Collinson
Michael Caine
Noël Coward
Benny Hill

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Pacificsun 7 months ago
Interesting quiz. I had never heard most of those quotes!
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texasluva Pacificsun 6 months ago
My half is doing great. Let's hope yours is soon
Pacificsun texasluva 6 months ago
... and then there's always using a piece of paper and pencil!
texasluva Pacificsun 6 months ago
Yeah and probably the best way unless you lose that paper. At least no one can hack your email and grab your passwords. Or you can use posts its all over your PC and desktop
Pacificsun texasluva 6 months ago
My passwords require being changed so frequently, like sneeze, and the provided says, okay time for a new password! That nobody could even keep up with my piece of paper!! There must be 35 different logins and passwords! For those who manage them electronically, what if the system goes out. Mine has a lot of times.
JERRY6 7 months ago
9 of 15 slashed right through it
DerekBird 7 months ago
You got 13 out of 15
Did you slash right through that like an expert — or did you come out a little injured?

Got the last two wrong.
Runeshaper 7 months ago
9/15 - Live Long and Prosper (-:
Pacificsun Runeshaper 6 months ago
Which letter does that phrase not have in it?
Runeshaper Pacificsun 6 months ago
I think there are a few letters lol (-:
CaptainDunsel 7 months ago
A few obvious ones and a whole bunch of "Well, it *might* be [blank]"
Bro69 7 months ago
I love the time travel episodes of Star Trek. Like Bones prevents a prominent woman from being killed in 1930’s and Uss Enteprise timewarpes to the 1960’s
Pacificsun Bro69 6 months ago
The City on the Edge of Forever won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Episodic Drama on Television and the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation. Read more at:

There's also an interesting backstory to it!
MDSanders1977 7 months ago
7/15.. I wouldn't call it a real Star Trek quiz since the questions were not about the show, but the actor's personal lives. Still fun and learned a few new things. 😉
Jimo 7 months ago
Wow!6 out of 15 I'm in a galaxy far far away........
osimj 7 months ago
8 out of 15 not bad for guessing at most of them, a couple were obvious by the wording of the question
LynCarceo 7 months ago
I had no idea, so I guessed. 8/15.
TVFF 7 months ago
I got 5 of 15. Most of them I just guessed and guessed wrong.
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