John de Lancie is a stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, singer, musician, and voice artist — probably best known for his role as Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager. He played Eugene Bradford on Days of Our Lives and co-starred in Michael Piller’s creation Legend.
John has guest-starred in countless television series, including Breaking Bad, The West Wing, Charmed, Andromeda, Stargate SG-1, The Unit, MacGyver, Law & Order: LA, Torchwood: Miracle Day, Touched by an Angel, the 1980s revival of Mission: Impossible, and Special Unit 2. His animated work includes The Angry Beavers, Extreme Ghostbusters, Invader Zim, Duck Dodgers, Max Steel, Duckman, and Young Justice. He voices the role of Discord in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. John met the producer and director of WHEN THE TRAIN STOPS while guest-starring on their award-winning web series Star Trek Continues, in which he appeared opposite Anne Lockhart as Galisti — the leader of an alien world — in the episode “What Ships Are For.”
His film credits include The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, Get Smart, Again!, The Fisher King, Bad Influence, The Onion Field, Taking Care of Business, Fearless, Arcade, Multiplicity, Woman on Top, Good Advice, The Big Time, Pathology, Evolver, Reign Over Me, My Apocalypse, Crank, Crank: High Voltage, and You Lucky Dog.
John’s been a member of the American Shakespeare Festival, the Seattle Repertory Company, South Coast Repertory, the Mark Taper Forum, and the Old Globe (where he performed Arthur Miller’s Resurrection Blues). He has performed and directed for Los Angeles Theater Works; appeared in Star Trek: The Music (a touring company with Robert Picardo); and portrayed Pierre Curie in Alan Alda’s Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie in 2001 at the Geffen Theater in Los Angeles.
John voiced the characters of Antonio Malochio in Interstate 76; Trias in Planescape: Torment; Dr. Death in Outlaws; William Miles in Assassin’s Creed: Revelations and Assassin’s Creed III; Fitz Quadwrangle in Quantum Conundrum; Q in Star Trek: Borg; and Alarak in Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void.