John de Lancie Movies and Career Information
Mar 20, 1948
John de Lancie (born March 20, 1948) is an American actor. He is best known for his recurring role as Q on the various Star Trek series, and as Frank Simmons in Stargate SG-1. De Lancie was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Andrea and John de Lancie, who was principal oboist of the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1954 to 1977, and in his time one of the best known oboists worldwide. He is married to actress-singer Marnie Mosiman, and they have two sons, Keegan and Owen. Was the narrator for a General Motors (GM) commercial in the early 1980s that featured a robot that drops a bolt and talks about the future of the auto industry. He has appeared in numerous television shows including; Hill Street Blues, The Thorn Birds, Nero Wolfe, The West Wing, Sports Night, Judging Amy, The New Twilight Zone, The Closer, Legend, LA Law, MacGyver, Picket Fences, Civil Wars, The Practice, Charmed, Murder, She Wrote, Stargate SG-1, Battlestar Galactica (1978), Emergency!, and Touched by an Angel. De Lancie played Eugene Bradford on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives from 1982 to 1986, and in 1988 was assassin Matthew Drake in the premiere episode of the Mission: Impossible revival series.