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Shiro Hagen

Shiro Hagen Name Shiro Hagen
Sex Male
Age Early twenties?
First Appearance Episode 1
Survives? Yes
Origin Earth

It's not really fair to say that Star Fleet centres around Shiro, but his closeness to Lamia, Captain Carter and Professor Hagen mean that we do see many events from his perspective or with him in a leadership role. He is, in a sense, a Luke Sywalker-esque sort of figure - up until this point all he's ever done has been theory, and now it's time to put his skills and self-belief to the test.

Despite being quite level-headed, he actually behaves more unpredictably than Hercules - taking off to fight Carter one-on-one, and escorting Lamia to the Skull against Dr Benn's orders (getting a right hook from Hercules for getting her hurt). It's not clear whether he has any real superiority in terms of rank over Hercules as they're both fresh out of the academy like Lee, but he is nevertheless the one the others take their orders from.

Oh, and no, we don't ever see him without his helmet on!

Played by:
Jay Benedict

Webmaster note - Jay appeared in the special edition of Aliens as Newt's father - you can find him here.

Date of birth (location):
1951, Burbank, California, USA

Actor - filmography

RKO 281 (1999) (TV) .... Darryl Zanuck
This Could Be the Last Time (1998) (TV) .... Cowboy Doctor
"Cap des Pins" (1998) TV Series .... Paul Matthiews
Rewind (1998) .... Blondin
Only Love (1998) (TV) .... Roger
Héritiers, Les (1997) (TV) .... Colonel Brady ... aka Eredi, Gli (1998) (TV) (Italy)
Double Team (1997) .... Brandon ... aka Colony (1997) ... aka Colony, The (1997)
"Emmerdale Farm" (1972) TV Series .... Doug Hamilton (1997) ... aka "Emmerdale" (1989) (new title)
Beaumarchais, l'insolent (1996) .... Man in Grey ... aka Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)
Sharpe's Honour (1994) (TV) .... Verigny
Patriotes, Les (1994) .... Colleague NSA
... aka Patriots, The (1994/I)
Death Train (1993) (TV) .... Halloran
... aka Alistair MacLean's Death Train (1993) (TV) ... aka Detonator (1993) (TV)
Genghis Cohn (1993) .... Dr. Burkhardt
To Be the Best (1992) (TV) .... TV Director
Shining Through (1992) .... Wisecracker in War Room
Harnessing Peacocks (1992) (TV) .... Eli
Russia House, The (1990) .... Spikey
Dark Obsession (1989) .... Joe Dimandino ... aka Diamond Skulls (1989)
Jeniec Europy (1989) .... Captain Fox
... aka Hostage of Europe, The (1989)
... aka Otage de l'Europe, L' (1989) (France)
Aliens (1986) (special edition) .... Russ Jordan
Dirty Dozen: The Next Mission, The (1985) (TV) .... Didier Le Clair
Lonely Lady, The (1983) .... Dr. Sloan
Victor/Victoria (1982) .... Guy Langois
Hanover Street (1979) .... Corporal Daniel Giler Come Back, Little Sheba (1977) (TV)
... aka Laurence Olivier Presents: Come Back, Little Sheba (1978) (TV) (UK: series title)
"Yanks Go Home" (1976) TV Series .... Private Floyd Tutt (1977)

Notable TV guest appearances

"2point4 Children" (1991) playing "Bob" in episode: "Whoopee, We're All Going to Die" 1993
"Bergerac" (1981) playing "Martin Colley" in episode: "Diplomatic Incident" (episode # 8.10) 3/18/1990

Last updated 14 December 2013

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