Michael Lamper

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Guitarist and Musician (1958)
Fri Feb 14 2020
By   Selena

Michael Lamper, an American rock guitarist, and musician, was popularly known for portraying an Acamarian Gatherer in Star Trek: Next Generation, "The Vengeance Factor." In addition to that, he is still famous for being the late husband of actress, Marina Sirtis.

Late Lamper was born on 2 January 1958 in LA, California, USA. But after 61 years of life, he died on 7 December 2019 at the age of 61. Moreover, he holds American citizenship and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnicity.

Michael and Marina's Marital Life

The 61 years old guitarist and the 64 years old actress had their first interaction on the sets of the popular show “Star Trek: The Next Generation” third season in 1987. Later, he asked his future wife's friend Anna Turkel to introduced him to her.

Michael Lamper and his wife, Marina Sirtis
Image: Musician, Michael Lamper and his wife, Marina Sirtis 
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Soon, Michel and Sirtis started their romance as a couple in 1989. Dating for three years, the duo finally got married on June 21, 1992, at a private ceremony. They walked down the aisle in traditional Greek ceremony. Along the guests, Brent Spiner and Michael Dirn were groomsmen at their big day. 

As for their children, Lamper and Sirtis don't share any offsprings from the 28 years of conjugal life. In fact, the actress confirmed this news on her official Twitter account. It's not clear though why Michael and Sirtis never wanted their own children.

Is Michael Lamper Alive? 

No, the singer is sadly no longer on this planet b the age of 61. The actress who is best known for her role as Counselor Deanna Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation revealed that her husband died in his sleep in the afternoon.

On Dec 9, 2019, Marina said via Twitter,

“I’m going to be gone for a while. My beloved husband passed away peacefully in his sleep last night. For those of you waiting for a shout out on Cameo, please forgive me I don’t feel up to it. I’ll let you know when the service is back on.”

The cause of his death is still not revealed. At the time of his death, Lamper was 61.

Had $1 Million Net Worth

As an American rock guitarist and musician, Michael Lamper had a net worth of $1 million as of 2020. Further, he had also worked as lead singer on the band Steely Jam. As a musician during his entire career, he performed with many artists including Tommy Shaw (Styx), Kevin Cronin, Matthew Nelson, Jack Blades, The Allman Brothers, Quiet Riot, and Los Lobos.

Source: The Next Generation star, Michael Lamper
Source: Star Trek Guide

On the other hand, his wife, Marina Sirtis who is best known for Star Trek: The Next Generation star holds a net worth of $6 million as of 2020. Born in London, England, she appeared in such projects as Raffles, The Thief of Baghdad, Minder, The Wicked Lady, "Diagnosis: Murder, The Cleveland Show, and The Cleveland Show.

Music Career

In 1989, Lamper played a very small role in The Vengeance Factor with Acamarian Gatherer and also appeared in Star Trek's season 3. He has also performed in America in many shows that he has earned more popularity.

Late, Michael Lamper's Singing at a stage
Image: Late, Michael Lamper's Singing at a stage
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Not only that, after competing with his High School, Michael also worked as lead singer on the band Steely Jam. On the other hand, his wife Marina is a British-American TV and film actress.

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