Biography for Gates McFadden

Birth name: Cheryl Gates McFadden

Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse: John Talbot

Brent Spiner is the godfather of Gates's son.

Attended Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Her son (James Cleveland McFadden-Talbot) was born on June 10th 1991.

She was a "Muppeteer" for Jim Henson prior to her role on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987).

She choreographed the ballroom scene in the Jim Henson film Labyrinth (1986)