publication date: Thursday, April 28, 2022 (part of Spring 2022)

category: Movies

clue: Today he has a rock-solid career as a furious action movie star, but he was once a professional wrestler known for particularly aromatic cooking.

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Chris Lemler, and Richard Slominsky

Stars Who Trekked: Since its inception in the 1960s, the science-fiction program Star Trek and its many spinoff shows and movies have spread across pop culture, attracting a huge fan base... and that includes big-name stars who are happy to make guest appearances. The celebrities in this theme, who will appear throughout the Spring 2022 season, are all established names in Hollywood who signed up for guest appearances in some iteration of Star Trek.

Similar Goos

Christopher Lloyd

His best-known roles involved bugging his eyes out figuratively in Back to the Future, Taxi, and The Addams Family, and literally in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Go »

Idris Elba

You might know him as a wandering gunslinger, a blind Asgardian, a South African president, a dying mecha veteran, or a Baltimore drug kingpin. Go »

Rebecca Romijn

She has appeared alongside Charles Xavier and Frank Castle, Ugly Betty and Finn & Jake, and herself in a Brian De Palma film. Go »

James Cromwell

If you don't recognize this actor, don't expect a talking pig to tell you the answer. Go »

Peter Weller

He'll live in sci-fi infamy forever for playing both RoboCop and Buckaroo Bonzai. Go »

Lori Petty

Her roles in Point Break, A League of Their Own, Tank Girl, and Free Willy were not petit. Go »