Gabriel Köerner

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Gabriel Koerner
Gabriel Charles Koerner

(1982-06-14) June 14, 1982 (age 40)
Occupation(s)Visual effects artist, actor

Gabriel Charles Köerner (born June 14, 1982, in Waterbury, Connecticut) is a visual effects artist and well-known Star Trek fan ("Trekkie"). Köerner appeared as a profilee in the documentary Trekkies (1997)[1] and its sequel Trekkies 2 (2004),[1] and went on to make guest appearances on The Drew Carey Show,[2] as the "Star Trek Geek" on Beat the Geeks,[citation needed] and as an aficionado of Star Trek memorabilia in season 5 of Storage Wars.[3] As a VFX artist, he fulfilled his lifelong Star Trek dream by working on the series finale of Star Trek: Enterprise. He was a member of the teams that earned a Visual Effects Society Award nomination for Outstanding Models and Miniatures[citation needed] and a 2005 Emmy Award nomination for modeling work on the Sci-Fi Channel remake of Battlestar Galactica (2004).[4] He also worked on the live-action film Speed Racer (2008).

Various scenes in Trekkies that feature Köerner were filmed in his then hometown of Bakersfield, California.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Jason Buchanan (2015). "Trekkies 2". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2015-07-15.
  2. ^ Chance, Norman (2011). Who was Who on TV Volume I. Xlibris. pp. 398–399. ISBN 978-1-4568-2128-9.
  3. ^ "WATCH: 'Trekkies' Star Gabriel Köerner On 'Storage Wars'". 2014-09-25. Retrieved 2021-04-06.
  4. ^ "Gabriel Koerner". Television Academy. Retrieved 2021-04-06.

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