Brent Spiner is an American actor. He’s been acting since the 1970s, debuting as an extra in the film My Sweet Charlie. In the 1980s, he had roles in the films Stardust Memories, Rent Control, and Sunday in the Park with George. On television, his first recurring role was as Bob Wheeler in Night Court. From 1987 to 1994, he gained mainstream fame for his role as Lt. Commander Data in Star Trek: The Next Generation. He reprised his role in the films Star Trek Generations, Star Trek First Contact, Star Trek Insurrection, and Star Trek: Nemesis. He also had roles in the films The Master of Disguise, The Aviator, Material Girls, and Superhero Movie in the 2000s. In 2016, he had roles in the movies The Midnight Man and Independence Day: Resurgence. He also starred as Sidney in the TV horror drama Outcast.