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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse09 Sep 2017 9:15 p.m. PST

… Deep Space Nine.

"Set your phasers to stunned. Early audition documents and footage have revealed that Peter Capaldi, Doctor Who himself, once tried out for the role of Commander (later Captain) Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. And he's not the only one.

Twitter account trekdocs recently dug up a UK casting session document from July 1992 for Deep Space Nine. Among the actors who auditioned that day were none other than Capaldi, who later became the 12th Doctor on Doctor Who, as well as Anthony Stewart Head, who you might know better as Rupert Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. What.

The official Twitter account for the upcoming Deep Space Nine documentary, What We Left Behind, confirmed that both Capaldi and Head tried out for the part by posting images from their audition videos…"
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Giles the Zog10 Sep 2017 2:57 a.m. PST

Would have made a difference.

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One of the more repeatable links that doesn't involve what "we call violent sexual imagery"


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