Marina Sirtis Net Worth

Marina Sirtis Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Marina Sirtis net worth is
$6 Million

Marina Sirtis Wiki Biography

Marina Sirtis, born on the 29th March 1955, is an English-American actress, famously known as part of the sci-fi television show, “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and all of its movie franchises.

So how much is Sirtis’ net worth? As of mid-2016, her net worth is reported to be $6 million, gained from her long career as an actress from Broadway to television and to movies.

Marina Sirtis Net Worth $6 Million

Born in the East End of London, Sirtis was the daughter of John and Despina, who were not big supporters of her love for acting, but to her parents’ surprise, she auditioned in the renowned drama school Guildhall School of Music and Drama right after graduating from high school and was accepted.

Upon leaving the Guildhall, Sirtis’ career started when she became part of the Connaught Thetre, Worthing, West Sussex, in 1976. During her stint with the repertory company, she performed in shows including “What the Butler Saw” and “Hamlet” among many others.

Sirtis also venture on to British television, appearing in various shows including, “Who Pays the Ferryman”, “Minder”, “Up the Elephant and Round the Castle” and “The Return of Sherlock Holmes”. Her guest appearances established her name in the British television scene and really started her net worth.

After a colourful television life, Sirtis debuted in the film world with “The Wicked Lady” in 1983, which was followed with “Death Wish 3” and “Minder”.

With her growing popularity in London, in 1987 the people behind the upcoming Star Trek series asked Sirtis to fly to the United State to audition to be part of the new show. Although Sirtis was not confident with her audition, she still got the job, playing the role of Deanna Troi. Sirtis’ character in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” became a hit among its fandom, making her a household name. She played the half-human, half-betazoid counsellor and later in Starfleet for the entire seven seasons of the show, and captured the hearts of millions of viewers. The success of the show and her portrayal of Troi not only made her famous but also increased her wealth tremendously.

Aside from the television show, Sirtis has also participated in the movies that followed. She starred in “Star Trek: Generations”, “Star Trek: First Contact”, “Star Trek: Insurrection” and “Star Trek: Nemesis” and also appeared in various conventions for Star Trek fans that made them love her even more.

After the “Star Trek” era, Sirtis’ career continued to flourish. She has appeared in various shows like “Without a Trace”, “Three Rivers” and “Make It or Break It” to name a few. She has also lent her voice to several animated movies and series, one of which is “Star Trek Continues, Pilgrim of Eternity”. She is also active in making further movies, with “Little Dead Rotting Hood” as one of her most recent works. Her still active and thriving career has made Sirtis a very wealthy actress.

In terms of her personal life, Sirtis has been married to Michael Lamper, a rock guitarist, since 1992.

Full NameMarina Sirtis
Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 29, 1955
Place Of BirthLondon, England, UK
Height5' 3" (1.6 m)
ProfessionActress, Producer
EducationGuildhall School of Music and Drama
NationalityBritish & American
SpouseMichael Lamper (m. 1992-)
ParentsJohn and Despina Sertis
SiblingsSteve Sirtis
Movies"Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Star Trek", "The Wicked Lady" (1983), "Blind Date", "Death Wish 3", “Minder”, “Little Dead Rotting Hood”
TV Shows“What the Butler Saw”, “Hamlet”, “Who Pays the Ferryman”, “Minder”, “Up the Elephant and Round the Castle”, “The Return of Sherlock Holmes”, “Without a Trace”, “Three Rivers”, “Make It or Break It”
1Voluptuous figure
2Large brown eyes
3Natural brunette hair
4The voice of Demona on Gargoyles (1994) and Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (1996)
5Counselor Deanna Troi on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
1On her most memorable moment from working on Grey's Anatomy (2005): I think my most memorable moment was Patrick Dempsey calling me an icon! Can you imagine? I was so taken aback. Here I was on his set as a guest. It was a very generous thing to do (April 12, 2011).
2On remembering Majel Barrett after her death: Well, Majel was amazing. When we first found out that she was going to be my mom on the show, we were all a little nervous, because we were very, very badly behaved on the set. We had way too much fun. And the boss' wife was coming, you know? But we soon found out that she was nuttier than the rest of us, really! And she really fit in with this madcap atmosphere on the set. She was a delight. And actually what really made me happy was that as she did more and more episodes, especially toward the end of Next Gen and when she went on to DS9, they gave her episodes where you could really see what a great actress she was. She wasn't just the Auntie Mame of the galaxy, you know? She really was a gifted actress, and I was so happy that she got the opportunity to show that.
3On Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett: And personally - really the Roddenberrys kind of adopted me when I came to the States. I mean I was literally fresh of the boat when I got Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), and they made sure that I had somewhere to go on the holidays, and that I wasn't sitting on my own in my apartment at Christmas. So... I actually used to call her "Mom". And when my own mother died, and I saw Majel soon after, I said to her "You know, you have to take care of yourself, because you're the only mom I've got left now..." So, it was very sad when I lost my other mom, too.
4On the Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) episode Star Trek: The Next Generation: Genesis (1994): I was sitting in a cold bath, all latexed up as a lizard or something, thinking, "They really don't pay me enough for this!". (SFX magazine, September 2006)
5Her thoughts on how fans hated the series finale of Star Trek: Enterprise (2001): It wasn't so much the fans as the cast. They were all lovely to work with on the set. Although I did hear they weren't at all happy with their show ending with what was essentially an episode of The Next Generation. (SFX magazine, September 2006)
6I'd be happy if I was still playing her [Troi] now. No, really. Being on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) was the best experience of my life. (SFX magazine, September 2006)
7Her thoughts on why Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) failed at the box office: I think the fans want to see the whole team in action, while that was very much Picard taking center stage. Also, I didn't think Tom [Hardy] was at all convincing as a young Patrick [Stewart]. Don't get me wrong - he's a great, great actor and a really lovely guy, but he didn't look a bit like Patrick at all. They should have cast James Marsters. They auditioned him, you know. I think, physically, he was much more suitable for the part. (SFX magazine, September 2006)
8On the sets of Star Trek: When we ever had problems with potentially dangerous or unhealthy conditions on the set, Patrick (Stewart) was the first to complain. He went to SAG and made sure people came out and tested for toxins when the smoke machine was used. (2003)
9On her role in Spectres (2004): It was the first time really that I got to be a mom, and I thought it was about time, really, because I really am old enough to be someone's mom. It was just a little bit of a shock going from never having been a mom to being a mom of a teenager. There was no kind of toddler stage for me, you know, mom of toddler, or mom of baby. (2004 interview, Spectres DVD)
10On her role in Crash (2004): I don't want to get any letters or postings on my website about how bad I look in this movie.
11On the series finale of Star Trek: Enterprise (2001): Star Trek: Enterprise: These Are the Voyages... (2005) was a good episode but not a great finale. They should have done a 2-hour one, you know, like we did. Then I would've gotten double the money - that would've been good" (August 20, 2005).
12What they told us about Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) when we first started was that we were guaranteed 26 episodes, so that was the longest job I've ever had. And that was basically it - we didn't know what the premise of the show was going to be and we waited, week by week, to see a script. We knew that we weren't going to be taking over from the original cast, that it was going to be a whole new entity, but that was it. I remember I went to see Gene Roddenberry to ask him about my character, about her background and things like that. I'd done a history for her; her likes, dislikes, upbringing, things like that. And he just said, "Yeah, yeah, that's fine." I don't know if it was that he wasn't interested or whether I'd hit the nail on the head, but that was it. I don't think they told us much about it at all.
13I wasn't a Star Trek (1966) fan, yet I knew who all the characters were. That goes to show what an impact the show had - not just in entertainment but in life. I knew who Chekov was and I knew who Kirk and Spock were, although I probably had never seen the show. I don't know about the others, but I was a little scared, not so much when we were filming but when it came time for the first show to go on the air. We were being scrutinized so closely, especially by the press, and by the fans who were not happy about there being a new show at all. They were quite happy watching their reruns of the original Star Trek and were quite miffed that we were trying to replace their idols. So I felt like I was jumping into an abyss sometimes.
14Besides Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), I would have to say that most of my other favorite things that I've done have been theater projects. Playing Ophelia in "Hamlet" is one of my favorites. Esmeralda in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and Magenta in "Rocky Horror" are my other favorite stage roles. (1994)
15On Star Trek conventions: I have the best time. My stand-up material is pretty well-set now. The traveling part gets me down, but the actual convention part I still love. I come home after a weekend at a convention, and you have to scrape me off the ceiling. I'm so up and high and full of self-confidence, and I thank the fans for making me feel that way. Sometimes, I think I should be paying the fans money to let me be there. I bet they would like that, too. I probably get more out of it than they do. (1994)
16On her scene in Star Trek: Generations (1994) where she's piloting the Enterprise: It was a fascinating sequence. What was funny was that my chair caught fire and burned my bottom. When we did the next take, I stopped in the middle of all the confusion and made sure there was nothing burning on my seat before I sat on it again. I think they had to cut that take out of the movie. (1994)
17On the Star Trek uniforms: We hate our uniforms. We've said it a gazillion times. It's like a chant that we have to say every day. They're hot, they're uncomfortable, and we can't wait to get out of them. But even when we get to wear something else, it's usually something hot. So I'm in a nice leather jacket in the mountains, on a day when the temperature turns out to be ninety degrees! (1998)
18On being typecast after Star Trek: I've been getting a lot of science fiction scripts which contained variations on my Star Trek character and I've been turning them down. I strongly feel that the next role I do, I should not be wearing spandex.
19On her character Deanna Troi on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987): We knew that she ate chocolates and that she worked out, but that was really boring. I wanted to know what she did when she went on the holodeck. We basically never saw her off-duty or going on holiday. We knew she was a psychologist -- and a pretty good one -- but that was all we knew about her.
20I was originally cast to be the brains of the Enterprise. Somehow, I became The Chick. There's a little ugly girl inside of me going "Yay! I'm a sex symbol!".
1Ann Turkel was maid of honor at Marina's 1992 wedding.
2Jane Austen is her all time favorite author.
3Speaks Greek fluently.
4Best friends with Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) co-star, Michael Dorn.
5Very good friends with Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) co-star, Jonathan Frakes.
6Flew to the United States to attend the funeral of Majel Barrett.
7Did repertory work at the Connaught Theatre in Worthing, West Sussex.
8Her character Deanna Troi and Commander William T. Riker are the only characters to appear on three of the "Star Trek" series and the films.
9Parents are John and Despina Sirtis.
10Is a huge fan of chick flicks. Her favorite movie of all time is Steel Magnolias (1989).
11When Marina came to the United States to pursue a career as an actress and got the role on Star Trek, Marina's mother did not believe her and thought that she was making this up as an excuse to stay in the States. This was not until season four of Star Trek that her mother really started to believe her. She saw a Deanna Troi trading card from Star Trek.
12Was one of the Next Generation cast members to attend Star Trek conventions while still filming the last episodes of season seven (to begin pre-production of Star Trek: Generations (1994)). One of which was her 1994 appearance in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the Mariott Southern Hills. She signed the popular 1992 Peter David-penned novel "Imzadi" about young Riker and Troi, as well as speaking about the series finale and the movie to fans.
13After Gene Roddenberry's death, she explained how his death reminded her of her own father's. She mourned along with Majel Barrett and admitted she felt as close to a real-life daughter to Majel as the on-screen daughter she played.
14Has several action figures modeled after her likeness and her character, Counselor Deanna Troi from Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).
15Is a supporter of animal-rights causes.
16Is a vegetarian.
17Sometimes wore hairpieces for her role as Deanna Troi on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). Marina's real hair was slightly shorter, and although curly, was not as bouffant as her character's. However, Marina's real hair was used in the first two seasons, and also in the first six episodes of season six, in which Troi sported a pony-tailed style.
18Has stated that her favorite episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) is Star Trek: The Next Generation: Face of the Enemy (1993).
19Occasionally attends Star Trek conventions so that her loving fans can meet her, and she can meet the fans.
20Has appeared with Dwight Schultz in three "Star Trek" productions: Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Star Trek: Voyager (1995).
21Her father died on October 24, 1981, exactly ten years before Star Trek (1966) creator Gene Roddenberry.
22Along with Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Colm Meaney and Jeffrey Combs, she is one of only six actors to appear in the finales of two different "Star Trek" series (Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)).
23Along with Jonathan Frakes, Armin Shimerman, John de Lancie, Michael Ansara, Richard Poe and Mark Allen Shepherd, she is one of only seven actors to play the same character on three different "Star Trek" series and the only woman to do so. She played Counselor Deanna Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek: Voyager (1995) and Star Trek: Enterprise (2001).
24Has appeared in episodes of four different series with Jonathan Frakes: Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Gargoyles (1994), Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (1996) and Star Trek: Enterprise (2001).
25Her last name is pronounced SIR-tiss.
26Has attended Star Trek conventions in Alberta, Canada, at least four times as of June 2004. She has visited Calgary, Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta; and Vulcan, Alberta.
27Wore black-colored contact lenses during Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)'s 7-year run and the subsequent films because her character had black eyes. Marina's eyes are light brown.
28Through the Fire (2002) was a sitcom pilot episode written by Marina's best friend, Michael Dorn, and featured her as a cast member. This was never sold to a network.
29Fellow Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) cast members Brent Spiner and Michael Dorn were groomsmen at her wedding.
30Has played the stewardess in the now classic and famous Cinzano Bianco advert staring Leonard Rossiter and Joan Collins. You may remember the end where Rossiter pats the arm of Joan Collins' seat causing it to suddenly recline and she ends up throwing the drink her own face. "Ah, getting your head down. Good idea," he says.
31After her audition for Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Marina felt her audition was unsuccessful and was just about to jump on a flight home to London. Only minutes before she did so, they called back and told her she had gotten the role of Counselor Deanna Troi.
32Originally auditioned for the role of Lieutenant Tasha Yar on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).
33Is a huge soccer fan because her little brother Steve plays this sport in Greece.
34Is a huge fan of the soccer club Tottenham Hotspur.


The Order2017pre-productionKatrine
The Assassin's Apprentice2017Short post-productionMiranda
5th Passenger2017post-productionAlana
Crossing2017post-productionAndrei's Mother
For the Love of George2017post-productionSharon
As Greek as It GetsannouncedEva
Star Trek Continues2013-2016TV SeriesComputer Computer Voice
My Summer Prince2016TV MoviePenelope Sheridan
NCIS2013-2016TV SeriesOrli Elbaz
Little Dead Rotting Hood2016Grandma
Internity2016TV SeriesCamila Chivari
A Dark Reflection2015Maggie Jaspar
Finders Keepers2014TV MovieJanine
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff2014Video GameDeanna Troi (voice)
Adventure Time2013TV SeriesSamantha
Bee and PuppyCat2013TV SeriesAssign Bot / Double Mouth
Young Justice2011-2013TV SeriesQueen Bee / Sandra Stanyon / Mrs. Wheeler / ...
Castlevania: Hymn of Blood2012TV SeriesPersena
La La Land2012TV SeriesDaria
Speed Demons2012Jane
Grey's Anatomy2011TV SeriesSonya Amin
Make It or Break It2010TV SeriesDoctor Anna Kleister
Annihilation Earth2009TV MoviePaxton
The Cleveland Show2009TV SeriesWoman
Three Rivers2009TV SeriesLayla Rahimi
31 North 62 East2009Sarah Webber
The Grudge 32009Gretchen
Green Street Hooligans 22009VideoVeronica Mavis
Holby City2008TV SeriesLucy Simmonds
InAlienable2008Attorney Barry
Mass Effect2007Video GameMatriarch Benezia (voice)
Fist of the Warrior2007Mary
Game of Life2007/IIMrs. Rafiki
The Deep Below2007Sarah
Trade Routes2007Nancy
Grendel2007TV MovieQueen Wealhtheow
Without a Trace2006TV SeriesAlexa Soros
Girlfriends2006TV SeriesGina Richards
Family Guy2005TV SeriesCounselor Deanna Troi
The Closer2005TV SeriesLayla Moktari
Star Trek: Enterprise2005TV SeriesCounselor Deanna Troi
Spectres2004Laura Lee
Threat Matrix2003TV SeriesDr. Nabila Hassan
Net Games2003Cindy Fielding
Star Trek: Nemesis2002Deanna Troi
Through the Fire2002TV MovieMary
Terminal Error2002Alex
Casualty2001TV SeriesJane Taylor, MP
Star Trek: Voyager1999-2000TV SeriesCounselor Deanna Troi
Stargate SG-12000TV SeriesDr. Svetlana Markov
Paradise Lost1999Dr. Christine DuMaurier
Earth: Final Conflict1999TV SeriesSister Margarette
The Outer Limits1999TV SeriesOlivia 'Liv' Kohler
Star Trek: Insurrection1998Troi
Diagnosis Murder1998TV SeriesMary Ann Eagin
Star Trek: Generations1997Video GameCommander Deanna Troi (voice)
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1997TV SeriesAurora Abromowitz
Gadgetman1996TV MovieDetective Inspector Walker
Star Trek: First Contact1996Troi
Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles1996TV SeriesDemona / Young Woman
Gargoyles1994-1996TV SeriesDemona Margot Ms. Destine ...
Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Final Unity1995Video GameCommander Deanna Troi (voice)
Heaven Help Us1994TV SeriesCarolyn Paris
Star Trek: Generations1994Troi
Star Trek: The Next Generation1987-1994TV SeriesCounselor Deanna Troi
The Fifth Corner1992TV SeriesCamille
Waxwork II: Lost in Time1992Gloria
Screen One1990TV SeriesMaria
C.A.T.S. Eyes1987TV SeriesMoll 3
Hunter1987TV SeriesKate Scanlon
Room at the Bottom1986TV SeriesCarla
Call Me Mister1986TV SeriesSally
The Return of Sherlock Holmes1986TV Mini-SeriesLucrezia
Death Wish 31985Maria
Up the Elephant and Round the Castle1985TV SeriesLisa
Blind Date1984Hooker
Space Riders1984Girl in Porsche
The Wicked Lady1983Jackson's Girl
Kelly Monteith1982TV Series
Minder1979TV SeriesStella
The Thief of Baghdad1978TV MovieHarem Girl (uncredited)
Hazell1978TV SeriesMelina Stassinopolus
Who Pays the Ferryman?1977TV Mini-SeriesAriadne
Raffles1977TV SeriesFaustina


The Deep Below2007associate producer
Spectres2004associate producer


Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films2014Documentary our deepest appreciation
Star Trek: Beyond the Final Frontier2007TV Movie documentary special thanks


Unbelievable!!!!!2017completedHerself - Award Show Presenter
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHerself
Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel2016Herself
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Sky's the Limit - The Eclipse of Star Trek: The Next Generation2014DocumentaryHerself
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Unknown Possibilities of Existence: Making All Good Things...2014Documentary shortHerself
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films2014DocumentaryHerself
Beyond the Five Year Mission: The Evolution of Star Trek - The Next Generation2014DocumentaryHerself
Requiem - A Remembrance of Star Trek: The Next Generation2013Video documentaryHerself
Star Trek: From One Generation to the Next2013Video shortHerself
Relativity: The Family Saga of Star Trek - The Next Generation2013Documentary
Resistance Is Futile: Assimilating Star Trek -The Next Generation2013DocumentaryHerself
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Regeneration: Engaging the Borg2013DocumentaryHerself
Making It So: Continuing Star Trek - The Next Generation2012Video documentaryHerself
Reunification: 25 Years After Star Trek - The Next Generation2012Video documentaryHerself
Opening Night2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
Stardate Revisited: The Origin of Star Trek - The Next Generation2012DocumentaryHerself
Chicly Geek2012TV SeriesHerself
FedCon XX: The SciFi Experience2011DocumentaryHerself
Iron Core Talk2011TV SeriesHerself
Sidewalks Entertainment2011TV SeriesHerself
Angel Without Wings2010DocumentaryHerself - Narrator
Little Victorian Secrets2010DocumentaryNarrator (English version, voice)
Trek Nation2010DocumentaryHerself
Guten Abend RTL2010TV SeriesHerself
The Grudge 3: The Curse Continues2009Video documentary short
Family Guy2009TV SeriesHerself
The 100 Greatest Sex Symbols2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Star Trek: Beyond the Final Frontier2007TV Movie documentaryHerself - Interviewee
Protagonist2007DocumentaryAncient Greek Narrator (voice)
Movies That Shook the World2005TV Series documentaryHerself
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
The Bronx Bunny Show2003TV SeriesHerself
America Loves... Star Trek2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
Best of British2001TV SeriesHerself
The Warp Factory2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Big Breakfast2000TV SeriesHerself
1999 ALMA Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
Sin City Spectacular1999TV SeriesHerself
Live & Kicking1996TV SeriesHerself
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond1996TV Special documentaryHerself
Journey's End: The Saga of Star Trek - The Next Generation1994TV Movie documentaryHerself
Larry King Live1994TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Comic Relief VI1994TV Special documentaryCounselor Deanna Troi
Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special1991TV Movie documentaryHerself
Star Trek Logs: An MTV Big Picture Special Edition1991TV Special documentaryCounselor Deanna Troi
Hour Magazine1988TV SeriesHerself
Reading Rainbow1988TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

The Drunken Peasants2015TV SeriesHerself
Faintheart2008Counselor Deanna Troi (uncredited)
How William Shatner Changed the World2005TV Movie documentaryCounselor Deana Troi
Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion1999Video GameCommander Deanna Troi
Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments1999TV ShortCounselor Deanna Troi
Gargoyles1995TV SeriesDemona
A Night with Troi1991Video GameDeanna Troi

Won Awards

2004Science Fiction Genre AwardShockerFestBest ActressSpectres (2004)

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