Wil Wheaton talks growing up on Star Trek, as actor and man

When you spend your teens on the USS Enterprise, you're bound to have some interesting memories to share.

While Wil Wheaton started as an '80s child actor in such films "The Secret of NIMH," "The Last Starfighter" and "Stand by Me," he's best-known to many for his role as teen genius EnsignWesley Crusher on "Star Trek: The Next Generation," which aired from 1987 to 1994.

Disclosure: He's also a good friend of mine who happens to be an amazing RPG player, a skill he demonstrates on his YouTube shows "Tabletop" and "Titansgrave."

In honor of Star Trek's 50th anniversary, I chatted with Wil about his fondest "Star Trek: The Next Generation" memories, why Wesley Crusher should end up as a Time Lord, and what he thinks of thenew Star Trek TV show in the works.

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