Trek Untold-Episode 99: Ken Olandt: A Career Of Strength & Charm
His journey from dreams of being an ice hockey player into modeling and then acting, the unique way he improved his performing skills, what he learned while he was a student of Gordon Hunt and Howard Fine and training alongside George Clooney, his first gig on “Days of Our Lives” and his first speaking lines on “Matt Houston,” staring with Jennifer Aniston in the cult horror hit “Leprechaun” and the stunt involving Warwick Davis and Deep Roy that left one of them injured!
From there, it's off to Star Trek TNG “Bloodlines,” and we chat about working with Patrick Stewart, Marina Sirtis, and Brent Spiner, and why he believes that episode of Star Trek is some of his finest work (in spite of the annoying tight outfits he wore). After Trek, Ken started a film production company, and we discuss that including one of the movies he made that starred William Shatner!
Plus, we talk about starring in the “Super Force” TV show where he was directed by Jerry Lewis and got to fight with WCW champion Sting, stories from “April Fool's Day,” “Summer School” with Carl Reiner and Marc Harmon, “18 Wheels of Justice” with G. Gordon Liddy, “Murder, She Wrote” with Angela Lansbury, Brenda Vaccaro and Genie Francis, and a life lesson courtesy of Sylvester Stallone!
- Check out Explorify Motorcycle Rentals & Tours at www.explorify.com
- Visit https://www.drivebydogooders.org/ to donate to the cause, and if you donate $35 or more, Lycia will send you an autographed picture. In the comments section where you donate, include your name and address and what pic you would like, and Lycia will send it on your way!
- Visit Pancan.org to support the Trek against Pancreatic Cancer
Please subscribe to our YouTube channel and hit the notifications button to be updated when we go live or upload our next video!
Trek Untold is sponsored by Triple-Fiction Productions, a US-based company that 3-D prints Trek-inspired prop replicas for fan films and cosplayers, as well as accessories and playsets for all iterations of Trek figures through the years. Visit them at Triple-Fictionproductions.net.
Don't forget to subscribe to the show and leave a rating if you like us!
Follow Trek Untold on Social Media
- Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/trekuntold
- Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/trekuntold
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trekuntold
Follow Nerd News Today on Social Media
- Twitter: Twitter.com/NerdNews2Day
- Instagram: Instagram.com/NerdNewsToday
- Facebook: Facebook.com/NerdNewsToday
Trek Untold is sponsored by Treksphere.com, powered by the RAGE Works Podcast Network, and affiliated with Nerd News Today.
The views expressed on air during Trek Untold do not represent the views of the RAGE Works staff, partners, or affiliates.
Check Out Some of the Other Shows on the RAGE Works Network
- Black is the New Black: https://rageworksnetwork.com/show/bitnb/
- Turnbuckle Tabloid: https://rageworksnetwork.com/show/tbt/
- Toys & Tech of the Trade: https://rageworksnetwork.com/show/ttott/
- Trek Untold: https://rageworksnetwork.com/show/trek-untold/
- The Eat 4 Life Podcast: https://rageworksnetwork.com/show/eat4life/
- GamiFi Everything: Beyond The Metaverse: https://rageworksnetwork.com/show/gamifi-everything-beyond-the-metaverse/
- Slaying For Me: https://rageworksnetwork.com/show/slaying-for-me/