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Guinan - Star Trek - The Next Generation

Guinan from Star Trek - The Next Generation played by Whoopie Goldberg.

Guinan is a fictional female El-Aurian in the Star Trek - The Next Generation television series who was played on screen by Whoopie Goldberg. Guinan is one of the last of her alien race (El-Aurian). She is the charge of the USS Enterprise NCC 1701D recreational bar. She is a re-occurring character who provides words of guidance to her fellow crew mates. In Star Trek VII, Generations, she was able to enter the Nexus and pull awaken Captain Jean-Luc Picard to the situation in the real world.

Guinan was played on and off by American Comedian Whoopie Goldberg who had expressed her love of the series. She appeared regularly and and in the films as a bit part especially in Generations when the Enterprise was up against Doctor Tolian Soran. Doctor Tolian Soran was responsible for the deaths of many of her race.

Guinan first appeared in the first episode of the second series, "The Child" providing words of advice to Wesley Crusher in the bar that she ran.

Guinan Facts

Alien RaceEl-Aurian
AllegianceThe USS Enterprise NCC-1701D
ActorWhoopie Goldberg
Last UpdatedSaturday, August 10, 2019

Copyright: Paramount

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