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J.G. Hertzler


J.G. Hertzler was born on an Air Force base in Savannah, GA. Best known to Star Trek fans as General Martok. Prior to his incarnation as the Great Klingon General Martok, J.G. Hertzler appeared as the Vulcan Captain of the Starship Saratoga in the Deep Space Nine pilot episode "Emissary."

Previous to this, J.G.'s career has included some forty episodes of the New Zorro for the Family Channel where he starred as Zorro's evil nemesis, Alcalde Ignacio Desoto. That seies shot in a little town just north of Madrid, Spain during the early 90s. Other television and film appearances include episodes of Quantum Leap, Highlander, Lois and Clark, General Hospital and One Life to Live. J.G has been seen on the big screen as the troubled Father William in the Christopher Walken film, Prophecy 2. Other film credits include Treasure Island andAnd Justice For All with Al Pacino. Most recently he was in themade-for-TV movie The Pirates of Silicon Valley.

On the stage, J.G.'s career has spanned the United States from Broadway to Los Angeles, appearing in over fifty Shakespearean productions at the Guthrie, ACT in San Francsco, The Folger Theatre and festivals from Maine to New Jersey to California.

At last we heard J.G. is currently writing a two-part novel based on his characterMartok for Simon and Schuster Publishing. Having said all that, J.G.feels his most extraordinary achievement by far, together with his wife,actress Jenna Cole, is the birth of their daughter, Hanna.

Meet J.G. Hertzler in person at ValleyCon 26 in Fargo, ND September 21st - 23rd, 2001