Michael Dorn is an American actor and voice artist who is best known for his role as the Klingon Worf in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Dorn has appeared on-screen in more Star Trek episodes and movies as the same character than anyone else: he appeared in 175 episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, 102 episodes of Deep Space Nine and five Star Trek movies, bringing his total to 281 appearances as Worf. Dorn is also one of six actors to lend his voice to Star Trek: Captain’s Chair, reprising his role of Lieutenant Commander Worf.
A member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Dorn enjoys flying. He was not permitted to while on The Next Generation but was able to do so after joining the cast of Deep Space Nine. He has flown with the Blue Angels as well as the Thunderbirds. Dorn has owned several jet aircraft, including a T-33 Shooting Star, an F-86 Sabre, and currently owns a North American Sabreliner. The T-33 was often referred to as “his starship.”