Star Trek: The Next Generation/Q


Is the Person who played Q on Next Generation good at Shakespeare? They seems to be a very talented theater television actor.

Hello, Kristine.

Yes, John de Lancie (and other cast members, such as Patrick Stewart) has had experience doing Shakespeare.

According to the Internet, de Lancie has been a member of The American Shakespeare Festival.

In "Hide and Q," Q recites a small part of Shakespeare's poetry, while Picard listens.

Hope this helps.


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John Zalewski


I can answer questions about the Enterprise, her crew, and the alien races which frequented the show. I've watched every episode, some several times, so I can answer many questions about plot, characters, or other things you'd like to throw at me! I can't answer questions about the other 4 Star Trek series. I can try, but my knowledge of those series is not as great as my TNG expertise. I also cannot answer questions about the 'behind the scenes' of the show: the show's production, the actors/actresses, etc. I know the names of the actors but that's about it!


Star Trek fan for about 20 years; used to record/watch episodes on VHS until the VCR went the way of the Husnock.

Fan of the show; I learn from watching and hearing the input of others.

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