Robert Duncan McNeill was born on November 9, 1964 in North Carolina. McNeill started his acting career in the 1980s, appearing in shows and films such as All My Children, The Twilight Zone, and Masters of the Universe. In 1994, McNeill starred in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The First Duty" as Nick Locarno. In 1995, McNeill was cast as Tom Paris on Star Trek: Voyager, a role he played from 1995 to 2001.
During his time on Voyager, McNeill began directing episodes of the show and focused on this profession after the series' run in 2001. Besides guest appearances in several television shows, he directed episodes of a variety of shows, including Star Trek: Enterprise and Samantha Who?, the latter starring his former Voyager-castmate Tim Russ, as well as two short-films The Battery (1998) and 9mm of Love (2000), which both featured former Voyager-castmate Ethan Phillips.
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- Robert Duncan McNeill was originally suppossed to reprise his The Next Generation character Nick Locarno for Star Trek: Voyager. Due to copyright issues the character had to be changed and Tom Paris was created, with a similar backstory to the one seen in "The First Duty".
- For the mission “Delta Flight”, McNeill appears together with actress Lisa LoCicero who portrayed Tom Paris' daughter Miral in the Voyager finale Endgame.
- “Blood of Ancients” (as Tom Paris)
- “Delta Flight” (as Tom Paris)
- “Broken Circle” (as Tom Paris)
- “Midnight” (as Tom Paris)
- Robert Duncan McNeill on Wikipedia
- Robert Duncan McNeill on Memory Alpha
- Robert Duncan McNeill (Interview for Star Trek Online)