Marina Sirtis Biography (1959?-)

Born March 29, 1959 (some sources cite 1960, 1961, or 1964), in London, England; immigrated to the United States, c. 1986; naturalized U.S. citizen; daughter of John and Despina (a tailor's assistant) Sirtis; married Michael Lamper(a musician), June 21, 1992. Addresses: Agent: Geneva Bray, GVA Talent Agency, 9229 Sunset Blvd., Suite 320, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Contact: c/oBohemia Entertainment Group, 8170 Beverly Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Birth Details
March 29, 1959?
London, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Counselor Deanna Troi, Star Trek: The Next Generation (also knownas The Next Generation and Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1987-1994
  • Voice of Demona (Dominique Destine), Gargoyles (animated), syndicated, 1994-1996
  • Voice of Demona (Dominique Destine), Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (animated), ABC, 1996-1997
  • Also appeared in the British series Speak for Yourself.
  • Movies
  • Harem girl, The Thief of Baghdad, NBC, 1978
  • Maria, One Last Chance, BBC, 1990
  • Counselor Deanna Troi, Star Trek: The Next Generation--All Good Things... (also known as All Good Things...), syndicated, 1994
  • Detective Inspector Walker, Gadgetman (also known as OperationGadgetman), 1996
  • Alex, Terminal Error (also known as Peace Virus), PAX TV, 2002
  • Specials
  • Judge, Miss Teen USA, CBS, 1988
  • The 57th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, syndicated, 1988
  • The 58th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, syndicated, 1989
  • Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special, 1991
  • Starfleet Lieutenant Commander Deanna Troi, Comic Relief VI, 1994
  • Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond, 1996
  • The 1999 ALMA Awards, ABC, 1999
  • (In archive footage) Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments,UPN, 1999
  • Herself, America Loves ... Star Trek, The National Network, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Faustina, "The Last Laugh," Raffles, Yorkshire Television, 1977
  • "Return to Yesterday," Who Pays the Ferryman?, 1977
  • Melina, "Hazell Goes to the Dogs," Hazell, Thames Television, 1978
  • Stella, "Aces High--and Sometimes Very Low," Minder, Thames Television, 1979
  • Lucrezia, "The Six Napoleons," The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Series I, Granada Television, 1986
  • Kate Scanlon, "Down and Under," Hunter, NBC, 1987
  • Herself, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1990
  • Herself, "Gene Roddenberry: Star Trek and Beyond," Biography, Artsand Entertainment, 1994
  • Voice of Margot Yale, "Awakening: Part 3," Gargoyles (animated), syndicated, 1994
  • Voice of Aurora Abromovitz, "Where No Duckman Has Gone Before," Duckman (animated), USA Network, 1997
  • Mary Ann Eagin, "Murder at the Finish Line," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998
  • Entertainment Tonight, syndicated, 1998
  • Sin City Spectacular (also known as Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular), F/X, 1998
  • Commander Deanna Troi, "Pathfinder," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1999
  • Olivia "Liv" Kohler, "The Grell," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999
  • Sister Margarette, "The Cloister," Earth: Final Conflict (also known as Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict), syndicated, 1999
  • Commander Deanna Troi, "Inside Man," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 2000
  • Commander Deanna Troi, "Life Line," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 2000
  • Dr. Svetlana Markov, "Watergate," Stargate SG-1, Showtime and syndicated, 2000
  • Herself, The Big Breakfast, Channel 4, 2000
  • Jane Taylor, "Something from the Heart," Casualty, BBC, 2001
  • Appeared in "Patrick Stewart," an episode of The Best of British,BBC; and as a guest host, Wild on the Vegas Strip, E! Entertainment Television. Also appeared in The Fifth Corner, NBC; Heaven Help Us, syndicated; and Call Me Mister.
  • Pilots
  • Counselor Deanna Troi, Star Trek: The Next Generation--Encounter at Farpoint (also known as Encounter at Farpoint), syndicated, 1987
  • Film Appearances
  • Girl in Porsche, Space Raiders (also known as Star Child),1983
  • Jackson's girlfriend, The Wicked Lady, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1983
  • Prostitute, Blind Date (also known as Deadly Seduction), New Line Cinema, 1984
  • Maria, Death Wish 3, Cannon, 1985
  • Gloria, Waxwork II: Lost in Time (also known as Lost in Time and Space Shift: Waxwork II), LIVE Home Video, 1992
  • Counselor Deanna Troi, Star Trek: Generations (also known as Star Trek 7), Paramount, 1994
  • Voice of Demona, Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken (animated), Buena Vista Home Video, 1994
  • Counselor Deanna Troi, Star Trek: First Contact (also known as Star Trek: Borg, Star Trek: Destinies, Star Trek 8, StarTrek: Future Generations, Star Trek: Generations II, and StarTrek: Resurrection), Paramount, 1996
  • Counselor Deanna Troi, Star Trek: Insurrection (also known as Star Trek 9 and Star Trek: Stardust), Paramount, 1998
  • Voice of Demona, Gargoyles: Brothers Betrayed (animated), 1998
  • Voice of Demona, Gargoyles: The Hunted (animated), 1998
  • Dr. Christine DuMaurier, Paradise Lost, New City Releasing, 1999
  • Lieutenant Commander Deanna Troi, Star Trek: Nemesis, Paramount, 2002
  • Mary, Through the Fire, Night Star Productions, 2002
  • Cindy, Net Games, V Releasing, 2003
  • Stage Appearances
  • Nurse Fay, Loot, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1995
  • Appeared as Geraldine, What the Butler Saw, as Jacquelien, French without Tears, as Ophelia, Hamlet, and in Jane Eyre, allWorthington Repertory Company; as Esmerelda, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and as Linda, Stags and Hens, both Coventry Repertory Company, Coventry, England; as Diana, Hotel Suite (also known as Neil Simon'sHotel Suite), Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, PA; in Godspell, Theatre Royale, London; and in Privates on Parade, Piccadilly Theatre, London.
  • Major Tours
  • Toured in the solo show Three Women, British cities; appeared as Magenta, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, European cities.
  • Videos
  • Herself, Journey's End--The Saga of Star Trek: The Next Generation(documentary), Paramount, 1995
  • Video Games
  • Voice of Counselor Deanna Troi, Star Trek: The Next Generation--A Final Unity, Microprose/Spectrum Holobyte, 1995
  • Voice of Counselor Deanna Troi, Star Trek: Generations, Microprose/Spectrum Holobyte, 1997
  • Voice of Counselor Deanna Troi (from archive footage), Star Trek: TheNext Generation Companion, 1999

Further Reference


    • Celebrity Sleuth, Volume 4, number 2, 1990, pp. 14-15
    • DreamWatch, February, 1999, pp. 22-23
    • Starlog, November, 1993; February, 1999
    • Star Trek Communicator, August, 1997, pp. 16-19
    • TV Zone, May, 1999, pp. 20-25
    • Marina Sirtis,, June 9, 2003

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