Brent Spineris

United States

Brent Spineris Bio

Who is Brent Spineris

Brent Jay Spiner is an American actor, comedian, and singer best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star Trek.

Early Life (Childhood)

Spiner was born on February 2, 1949 in Houston, Texas to Sylvia and Jack Spiner, who owned a furniture store. He attended Bellaire High School . He went on to graduate from Trinity College, but never finished his studies at the University of Houston.

Interesting Facts

Spiner worked as a cab driver in New York before he could get a job as an actor. He has an estimated net worth $215 million. Spiner was one of the many Star Trek performers who lent his voice to the animated Disney series Gargoyles

Personal Life

Brent Spiner is married to publicist Loree McBride, with whom he has a son, Jackson Spiner, born 29 June 2002. He is the godfather of the son of his Star Trek co-star Gates McFadden.


Actor Spiner won Saturn Award category for Best Supporting Actor for Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in Independence Day (1996) at the 1996 Saturn Awards.


There is a rumor that the couple is said to have exchanged vows in an intimate morning ceremony at a secret location, before few close friends and family members.