Cap'n Kate is the first female captain of a Star Trek series. Soon to appear on the stage as her sound-a-like Katherine Hepburn, she has also acted alongside some famous names - Richard Burton, Danny DeVito and Pierce Brosnan. Her husband is currently running for Governor of Ohio.
What did you know about Star Trek before you started work in the program?
Getting the part of Janeway
Did you do any research before you had your audition?
What were the auditions like?
A female captain
What did you think Star Trek fans would make of a woman captain…?
Men and Women
Describe the balance of male and female roles during the course of the series. How did that develop?
Janeway and Seven
How would you describe Janeway’s relationship with Seven of Nine?
What did you think of all the scientific dialogue? Patrick Stewart wrote it on his fingers.
Do you have any favourite technical lines that you had to repeat quite often?
Finding your way around the ship
How did you feel settling in to your role?
Is it important that all this advanced technology breaks down?
Women in science
Are you proud to be associated with a TV that inspired lots of young people to do a science career?
The end of Voyager
Is it too soon to feel a bit of a loss for Voyager?
Did you like your costume?
How did you feel about Janeway’s hair?
Working with the camera
How did you get on with the camera and special effects work?
Tell us a little bit about the emergency medical hologram.
Have you attended many conventions?
Responsibiliity to the fans
Do you feel a heavy responsibility to the fans?
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