Robert Beltran | Biography

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  • Full Name Robert Adame Beltran
  • Occupation Actor
  • Nationality Mexican-American
  • Birthplace Bakersfield, California, USA
  • Birth Date Nov 19, 1953
  • Age 70 Years, 7 Months
Cast Of 'Star Trek: Voyager' & 'Star Trek: Prodigy'

Robert Beltran | Biography

Has featured in theater plays like 'Hamlet' and 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'

On 10 October 2021, executive producers of 'Star Trek,' Kevin and Dan Hageman revealed Beltran would reprise his role as Chakotay in the sci-fi animated series 'Star Trek: Prodigy.' The information was announced at New York Comic-Con. Eventually, the animated series aired on 28 October 2021. 

Robert Adame Beltran is an actor best known for his role as Commander Chakotay in the 1990s television series Star Trek: Voyager.

Who is Robert Beltran?

Robert Beltran is a Mexican-American theater, television, and film actor. As of 2021, he is voicing his most famous on-screen character Chakotay in the new sci-fi animated series, Star Trek: Prodigy

Bartel has also done many theaters plays. He has made appearances in production for El Teatro Campesino, the LA Theater Center, and the California Shakespeare Festival, to name a few. In addition, he has featured in plays like HamletA Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Touch of the PoetKing Henry IV, and The Prince

Additionally, Bartel is the founder and co-artistic director of the East LA Classic Theater Group. In the group, he has a staff filled with professional actors. In his production, he has served as director and co-producer.  

Age & Ethnicity

Robert Beltran was born on 19 November 1953 in Bakersfield, California, USA. He is of Mexican-Native American ancestry. However, he describes Latino as his heritage. Beltran is 67 years old as of 2021. 

Beltran was born to Mexican-American parents, Aurelia Olgin and Louis Perez Beltran. He graduated with a degree in theater at California State University, Fresno. 


Beltran is the seventh child of Aurelia Olgin and Louis Perez Beltran. The couple has ten children together. He, along with his nine siblings, grew up in Bakersfield, California. 

One of his siblings, Louie Cruz Beltran, is a successful musician. He focuses on Latin jazz music. 

Movies & TV Shows

Beltran made his career debut in 1981 from Luis Valdez’s movie, Zoot Suit. The following year, he portrayed the role of Raoul in Eating Raoul. Paul Bartel made the movie. Likewise, in 1987, he appeared in Gaby: A True Story and Slam Dance. In 1989, he was cast in another Paul Bartel movie, Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills

In 1995, Beltran got his career-defining part of Commander Chakotay on Star Trek: Voyager. He also received a ‘Nosotros Golden Eagle Award’ as the best actor in a television series for his role. He appeared in 165 episodes between 1995 and 2001.

Beltran has made appearances in notable television series such as Midnight CallerShe WroteLois and Clark, Miami Vice, and Murder. He also made appearances in The New Adventures of Superman and is a regular in the HBO drama series Big Love

On 10 October 2021, executive producers of  Star Trek Kevin and Dan Hageman revealed Beltran would reprise his role as Chakotay in the sci-fi animated series Star Trek: Prodigy. The information was announced at New York Comic-Con. Eventually, the animated series aired on 28 October 2021. 

Is Robert Beltran Married?

As of now, no sources have revealed whether or not Beltran is married or has a wife. However, he has a daughter, Marlena Beltran, born in 2011. Beltran has also made several appearances with his daughter. 

Other than that, he hasn't revealed any information about his partner or his relationship status. 

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