Armin Shimerman

Highest Rated: 68% Stardust Memories (1980)
Lowest Rated: 8% Eye for an Eye (1996)
Birthday: Nov 5, 1949
Birthplace: Lakewood, New Jersey, USA
Armin Shimerman (born November 5, 1949) is an American actor who was born and raised in Lakewood, New Jersey. He is married to actress Kitty Swink.When he was 16 his family moved to Los Angeles, where his mother enrolled him in a drama group in an effort to expand his social circle. He later graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles, then was selected to apprentice at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego. He pursued a dramatic career in theater, eventually moving to New York. He later returned to Los Angeles where he landed roles in two CBS series, launching a career in television acting. He is perhaps best known for his appearances as the Ferengi nightclub owner Quark in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, though his involvement with the Star Trek franchise began when he played a different Ferengi in Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Last Outpost", the episode which originated the Ferengi. As Quark, he would become one of Trek's most widely-known characters, and he appeared several times on the cover of TV Guide (either with other actors or alone as part of a collector's series).Along with Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, John de Lancie, Michael Ansara and Richard Poe, he is one of only six actors to play the same character on three different Star Trek series. He played Quark in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. Shimerman is also well known as Principal Snyder in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He also has starred in Stargate SG-1 as one of the Nox and appeared as Stan the caddy in an episode of Seinfeld. He also did the voice for the villain Toad in the video game X-men Legends, and voiced the evil Dr. Nefarious in Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal. Shimerman played a wizard in an episode of Charmed.Armin Shimerman also did the voice of General Skarr from Evil Con Carne and The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy.He has appeared as a judge in the third season of Boston Legal. He joined fellow Trek actors William Shatner, Rene Auberjonois, and Ethan Phillips in the same season of Boston Legal. Shatner played Captain Kirk on Star Trek, Auberjonois played Odo on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Phillips played Neelix on Star Trek: Voyager.He appeared in a season three episode of Numb3rs as an art expert.He has written a series of books in which he provides a science fictional basis for the life of Dr. John Dee.


Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet 5th Passenger Myers 2018
21% Ratchet & Clank Dr. Nefarious 2016
12% Atlas Shrugged: Part I Dr. Potter $4.6M 2011
No Score Yet Bionicle: The Legend Reborn Raanu 2009
No Score Yet Dropping Evil Actor 2008
No Score Yet Resist Evil Part Two: God Is Missing! Let Us Quest for God! Actor 2008
No Score Yet Resist Evil Part Three: Don't Stop or We'll Die Actor 2008
No Score Yet Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure General Skarr 2007
No Score Yet Dead & Deader (Dead and Deader) Coroner Flutie 2006
No Score Yet Meet the Santas Ernest 2005
34% What the Bleep Do We Know!? Old Man $10.7M 2004
No Score Yet Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus Ernest 2004
No Score Yet Who Slew Simon Thaddeus Mulberry Pew? Actor 2002
No Score Yet The Auteur Theory Det. Blank 1999
No Score Yet Looking for Lola Actor 1997
8% Eye for an Eye Judge Younger 1996
No Score Yet Dream Man Van Horn 1995
No Score Yet Slaughter of the Innocents Dr. Mort Seger 1993
No Score Yet Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Behind the Scenes Actor 1993
No Score Yet And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird Contest Announcer 1991
No Score Yet Death Warrant Dr. Gottesman 1990
No Score Yet Arena Weezil 1989
No Score Yet Big Man on Campus Dr. Oberlander 1989
No Score Yet Tricks of the Trade Actor 1988
No Score Yet Dangerous Curves Boggs 1988
No Score Yet Like Father, Like Son Trigger's Dad 1987
64% In the Mood (The Woo Woo Kid) Priest 1987
No Score Yet Baby Girl Scott Mr. Taverner 1987
21% Blind Date French Waiter 1987
No Score Yet The Verne Miller Story (Gangland) (Verne Miller) Mortician 1987
61% The Hitcher Interrogation Sergeant 1986
No Score Yet Stoogemania Larry II 1985
68% Stardust Memories Eulogy Audience 1980


90% Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • 2019
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
91% Timeless
  • 2016
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • 2013
80% Castle
Benjamin Donnelly
  • 2012
No Score Yet Perception
  • 2012
92% Leverage
Dr. Patemkin
  • 2009
87% Boston Legal
Judge Brian Hooper
  • 2006
No Score Yet Numb3rs
Patrick Holden
  • 2006
No Score Yet Committed
  • 2005
100% Joan of Arcadia
Ronald Harbison
  • 2005
96% Justice League Unlimited
  • 2005
No Score Yet Boston Public
Judge Semel
  • 2002
No Score Yet Charmed
  • 2002
No Score Yet Girls Club
Edmund Graves
  • 2002
No Score Yet Judging Amy
Anthony Cara
  • 2001
No Score Yet Thieves
Dr. Conrad Haglar
  • 2001
81% Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Principal Snyder Snyder Mr. Snyder
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
No Score Yet Stargate SG-1
Anteaus (stock footage) Anteaus
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
No Score Yet Sliders
Shapeshifting Guard
  • 1998
61% Ally McBeal
Judge Walworth
  • 1997
89% Seinfeld
  • 1996
77% Star Trek: Voyager
  • 1995
89% Star Trek: The Next Generation
Quark Bractor Letek
  • 1994
  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1987
100% Brooklyn Bridge
  • 1992
No Score Yet Married...With Children
  • 1991
43% Alien Nation
Cyril Roman
  • 1990
No Score Yet Who's the Boss?
Mr. Warner
  • 1990
No Score Yet Beauty and the Beast
  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1988
No Score Yet The Facts of Life
Mr. Smith
  • 1985
No Score Yet Regular Show