Jon Baas
 
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MEET JON :: Jon Baas

CURRENT PROJECTS

USS Enterprise-D
I direct this popular online social Star Trek story series.

The American Union
I direct an alternate-reality roleplay story within the NationStates community.

Starship Excelsior
I am a cast member in this long-running online Star Trek audio series.


FAST FACTS

Height: 6' 1"
Eyes: green / hazel
Hair: light brown
Birthday: February 18
Faith: Christian (WELS Lutheran)
Heritage: German, Norwegian, Russian
Status: married


LIKES & DISLIKES

Favorite Color: I am fond of many colors!
Favorite Flower: lilacs, wildflowers
Favorite Food: fresh bread straight out of the oven
Favorite Beverage: flavored water
Favorite Restaurant: Applebee's, Olive Garden
Favorite Dessert: warm apple pie
Favorite Vacation Spot: the mountains
Favorite Time of the Year:: Spring, Autumn
Favorite Male Actors: Nathan Fillion, Scott Bakula
Favorite Female Actors: Audrey Hepburn
Favorite Historical Figures: American pioneers, industrial age entrepreneurs
Favorite TV Characters: far too many to list
Favorite Movies: science fiction, romantic comedies
Favorite Car: Ford Mustang (modern)
Favorite Type of Pet: cat / kittens
Favorite Technology: computer, fictional Star Trek technolgy
Favorite Sports Team: Milwaukee Brewers (MLB)
Favorite Pasttime: creativity, storytelling, baseball, Star Trek
My Perfect Date: my wife


"INSIDE THE ACTOR'S STUDIO" QUESTIONS

What is your favorite word? -- "opportunity"

What is you least favorite word? -- "no"

What turns you on? -- simple, natural beauty

What turns you off? -- pessimism, hatred, dishonesty, greed

What sound do you love? -- a babbling brook in a quiet forest

What sound do you hate?  -- a loud urban construction zone

What profession would you like to attempt? -- time-traveler

What profession would you not like to participate in? -- lawyer

If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? -- "Welcome home!"


PERSONAL GOALS

Earn a speaking role in a Star Trek film, series or visual project.

Spend time exploring the history and splendor of the Rocky Mountains.

Visit Greece and Rome. Explore the birthplace of theater. Investigate the art.

Visit England and Ireland.

Spend a week on a cruise ship.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is there a way for me to ask you a question?
Sure! I love questions! Send me a message on Facebook or Twitter. Or take a moment and send me an email. I'll respond as soon as I am able.

What talent agency represents you?
I am currently self-represented. If you need to need to discuss talent issues, or if you have a project to discuss, please contact me directly.

What was your very first acting role?
My first acting role was as the drummer boy for a Confederate American Civil War reenacting group back in 1988. I was eight years old at the time.

Where did you go to school?
I graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee, WI with a BA in Art. Before that, I attended St. Croix Lutheran High School in West St. Paul, MN.

What is your favorite kind of art to create?
I like drawing portraits, and anything that has to do with the beauty of nature. I also enjoy digital art, photography and creative writing.

Is this really your official website?
Yes it is. I maintain it myself.

What's your favorite acting role to play?
Character roles that tell of the human condition, or make people laugh. I am also fond of characters within the Star Trek universe.

Feel free to send me any questions that you have, and I might post them here.

Hometown:
- Brillion, Wisconsin USA

Personality:
-  INTJ -- (learn more)

What I'm collecting:
- Knowledge
- Stories
- Star Trek trivia
- Professional Credits
- Life Experiences

Favorite Music:
- Modern Country
- 80's Rock
- Irish / Celtic Fiddle
- Orchestral Film Scores

Favorite TV Shows: (current)
- Arrow
- Blue Bloods
- Conan

- Daredevil
- Last Man Standing
- The Big Bang Theory
- The Last Ship
- Treehouse Masters
- World News Now

Favorite TV Shows: (past)
- Agent Carter
- Castle
- Due South
- Earth 2
- Firefly
- Forever
- Frasier
- Quantum Leap

- Rising Star
- Stargate SG-1
- Star Trek (entire franchise)
- Terra Nova
- The Colony