Released CD titled "Ol' Yellow Eyes Is Back" (based on an old crooner song of the '40s) with his male co-stars from ST-NG singing back up. Title of CD refers to his character of 'Data' on the show.

Last name changed to Mintz at about age 6, re-adopted Spiner as a stage name at about age 20.

He was a groomsman at Marina Sirtis's wedding, and served as Best Man at Patrick Stewart's wedding.

Godfather of Gates McFadden's son.

Graduated from Bellaire High School (Texas) in 1968

Has a son named "Jackson" born June 29, 2002.


Ode To Spot


Felis Cattus, is your taxonomic nomenclature,
an endothermic quadruped carnivorous by nature?
Your visual, olfactory and auditory senses
contribute to your hunting skills, and natural defenses.


I find myself intrigued by your subvocal oscillations,
a singular development of cat communications
that obviates your basic hedonistic predilection
for a rhythmic stroking of your fur, to demonstrate affection.


A tail is quite essential for your acrobatic talents;
you would not be so agile if you lacked its counterbalance.
And when not being utilized to aide in locomotion,
it often serves to illustrate the state of your emotion.


O Spot, the complex levels of behavior you display
connote a fairly well-developed cognitive array.
And though you are not sentient, Spot, and do not comprehend,
I nonetheless consider you a true and valued friend.

o Data, "Schisms" Reprinted courtesy Stephen Jacob