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André Bormanis (born 13 February 1959; age 65) was the science consultant on the seventh season of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and for all of both Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. He served as story editor on the first season, as executive story editor on the third season, and as co-producer on the fourth season of Star Trek: Enterprise. In addition he wrote and co-wrote several episodes of Voyager and Enterprise and served as technical adviser on Star Trek: Insurrection.

He has written the book Star Trek Science Logs, served as technical adviser for the reference book Star Trek: Star Charts in 2002, and was interviewed for several DVD special features and Trek magazines. Bormanis was also among the Enterprise staff and crewmembers who appeared in the final episode "These Are the Voyages...", where he portrayed a civilian ceremony attendee. He hosted the television documentary The Science of Star Trek in 1995 with Bill Kurtis and was interviewed for the 2005 documentary How William Shatner Changed the World, hosted and narrated by William Shatner. He also contributed to the reference book New Worlds, New Civilizations and wrote the planetarium show for the Griffith Observatory. His name was referenced on screen two times; A. Bormanis in Enterprise and André Bormanis (Starfleet) in Star Trek: Voyager.

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Bormanis was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Arizona. He earned a Masters Degree at the George Washington University and has worked in astronomy research and design.

Bormanis served as producer for the science fiction series Threshold (2005-2006), alongside Brannon Braga, Michael Sussman, and David Livingston. He also wrote the story for the fifth episode Shock, which starred Brent Spiner. Between 2008 and 2009 he served as producer for the science fiction series Eleventh Hour for which he also wrote two episodes. In 2010, Bormanis served as a supervising producer on the fantasy series Legend of the Seeker, on which Michael Sussman was a co-executive producer and Kenneth Biller an executive producer.

Bormanis rejoined Executive Producer Braga as technical consultant on Seth MacFarlane's 2017 comedy/drama series The Orville for Fox TV, a science fiction series heavily inspired by, and intended as a homage to, Star Trek: The Next Generation.

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