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3. LT. COMMANDER DATA
FROM Star Trek: Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
PLAYED BY Brent Spiner
PROGRAMMING A twist on Mr. Spock from the original Trek, Data is an efficient science officer aboard the Enterprise but he's also an android who yearns to experience human emotion.
SPECIAL FEATURES In Generations, Data installs a chip that enables him to feel everything from fear to glee.
WHY HE PUSHES OUR BUTTONS Like many of the best robot characters, Data makes us wonder what it really means to be human.
Image Credit: Star Trek: Everett Collection