MUMBAI: Brian Brophy, the legendary actor who immortalized ‘Commander Bruce Maddox’ in the Next Generation episode, The Measure of a Man, will be paying a visit at Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods International, as a special guest lecturer conducting three days workshop (28-30 November) with all the acting students.
Brophy is also known for his much appreciated role of the blackmailer in Robert Altman’s 1992 comedy, The Player. This film also starred Whoopi Goldberg and Dean Stockwell. Brophy was also one of the many Star Trek performers to appear in the acclaimed 1994 film The Shawshank Redemption. He also co-starred with William Sadler in 1993’s Freaked.
His other film credits include: An Innocent Man (1989) starring F. Murray Abraham; Project: Metalbeast (1995) with stuntman Chuck Picerni, Jr. as well as DiauntÃ©, Carole Davis, Brioni Farrell, John Marzilli and Musetta Vander; White Man’s Burden (1995) with Bumper Robinson and Bert Remsen; City of Industry (1997) with Famke Janssen; Kiss the Girls (1997) starring Ashley Judd; and Armageddon (1998), in which he, Matt Malloy, and Andy Milder played NASA technicians. This latter film also featured Marshall R. Teague and Lawrence Tierney.