Michael Dorn is an actor, director, producer, voice artist and writer best known for his portrayal of Worf on Star Trek: The Next Generation, on Deep Space Nine, and in four Star Trek films. He also portrayed Worf’s namesake, Colonel Worf, in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.
Dorn was born in Luling, Texas, but he grew up in Pasadena, California. He is an accomplished pilot and owns and operates an old Air Force T-33 trainer jet, one of the first jet aircraft in the US inventory; it is often referred to as his “starship.” He also owns an old F-86 Sabre jet that he acquired from the South African Air Force. He has flown with the Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds, the USAF Precision Flight team.