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Who knew?

I didn't realize Leo McGarry got his start manning a nuclear missile silo in North Dakota... But there he is, in the first scene of War Games. Oh, hey, and his cohort is Mr. Blonde from Reservoir Dogs.

Also, Ben Sisko's dad got his start as a Starfleet Admiral in Star Trek IV.

Reuse of actors is funny. Well, to me. Today. For some reason.


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May. 11th, 2009 12:14 am (UTC)
That's how roommate A got her start. Well, not as an actress :)
May. 11th, 2009 02:29 am (UTC)
Manning a nuclear silo, or as a Starfleet Admiral?

Actually, neither of those sounds like it ought to be your *first* job...
May. 11th, 2009 03:33 am (UTC)
The first one.

It wasn't her _first_ job. Her first job was in satellites, then she was in the nuclear silo.
Ah, the life of a Air Force ROTC'ean
May. 11th, 2009 02:44 am (UTC)
try watching anything with tim curry or susan sarandon in it after seeing the rocky horror picture show a few dozen times......
May. 11th, 2009 02:34 pm (UTC)
Imagine my surprise when Samwise Gamgee showed up the new director of the Los Angeles Counter Terrorism Unit.
May. 11th, 2009 03:36 pm (UTC)
Posted to reuse?
One slightly used actor, free to a good home. Works well with missiles, seeks career in politics...
May. 12th, 2009 02:05 am (UTC)
Star Trek is infamous for reuse of actors. I'm always noticing that someone who became a famous character in a later series appeared as half a dozen minor characters in previous series.

Also, I hadn't noticed that Juno McGuff was the third Shadowcat until yesterday.
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