Enterprise's Dominic Keating, Cruise Trek, and How <i>Star Trek</i> Fandom Is Alive and Kicking
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English-born Dominic Keating, who played tactical officer Lt. Malcolm Reed on Star Trek: Enterprise (2001-2005), is excited to be a guest again on Cruise Trek 2013, a Trek-themed cruise adventure on the Seine River in France (October 25-November 1).
Since 1966 when the original Star Trek series premiered on television, the Star Trek juggernaut continues on with unabated fan enthusiasm. From the Official Star Trek Convention -- the next one is in San Francisco, November 8-10, 2013 -- and various Comic-Con conventions all over in the US to FedCon in Germany, Keating says "Star Trek fandom is alive and kicking" almost 50 years on.
Keating is turning out for his fourth Cruise Trek and has made up to 100 appearances himself at various events including a special appearance onstage with iconic Leonard Nimoy (Spock) in 2005 at FedCon in Bonn. Keating tells a personal story that reflects why the Trekkie phenomenon continues to grow. He was at a public viewing in L.A. of the 2013 summer bloc
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