For my last week of Influential Ladies of Science Fiction, I picked a woman who gave new meaning to being an Android. Also, the fangirl in me just had to pick her. Tricia Helfer as Cylon Number 6 not only showed us that Androids could be beautiful, they could be kick-butt dangerous as well. Ms. Helfer’s ability […]Read more "INFLUENTIAL LADY OF SCIENCE FICTION–TRICIA HELFER"
Another character who is an Influential Lady of Science Fiction is one I would willingly serve under. I am talking about none other than Star Trek Voyager’s Captain Kathryn Janeway. I will be honest, when I first saw this captain, I was impressed. And as the seasons ticked by, I fell in love with this woman. […]Read more "INFLUENTIAL LADY OF SCIENCE FICTION: KATE MULGREW"
This week’s Influential Lady of Science Fiction is a lady you want with you when aliens attack. When I was a teenager, my brothers and I saw a movie titled, “Aliens” (yes, we saw the 2nd one first). There were hardcore marines, a greedy corporation, nasty drooling aliens, and a female character who kept me […]Read more "INFLUENTIAL LADY OF SCIENCE FICTION–SIGOURNEY WEAVER"
This week’s Influential Lady of Science Fiction is the beautiful and talented Gina Torres. Born in New York on April 25, 1969, the youngest of three children, Ms. Torres (Mrs. Gina Fishburne) starred in one of my top favorite, sci-fi shows, “Firefly” and the big-screen follow-up movie “Serenity”. The kick-butt, take-no-crap-from-anyone Zoe Washburne is one […]Read more "INFLUENTIAL LADY OF SCIENCE FICTION — GINA TORRES"
Two years ago, I brought you a list of women I found to be Brilliant Ladies of Science Fiction. This year, I’d like to give you a list of 5 women I think are Influential Women of Science Fiction in Television. My friend and fellow author Natacha Guyot has just released a book titled A Galaxy […]Read more "FIRST LADY OF SCIENCE FICTION–NICHELLE NICHOLS"