Service history Edit
Alex operated the warp engines during the launch of Enterprise in 2151, wearing a cap. (ENT: "Broken Bow") He had breakfast in the mess hall during the First Contact with the Xyrillians. (ENT: "Unexpected")
The same year he was working in engineering when Hoshi Sato brought Commander Tucker an encrypted Vulcan message. Later, he escorted the Vulcan Captain Vanik to the launch bay. (ENT: "Breaking the Ice")
He also served in engineering during the visit of the ECS Fortunate's first officer Matthew Ryan (ENT: "Fortunate Son") and during the visit of several pilgrims who came aboard to watch the Great Plume of Agosoria. (ENT: "Cold Front")
He was again on duty and working in engineering when Commander Tucker gave the Kantare Liana a tour of Enterprise. When the two later entered the corridor outside engineering, Alex passed them. (ENT: "Oasis")
In 2152, Alex joined fellow crewmembers in the mess hall to watch the Earth film Wages of Fear. Because of the system failures caused by a symbiotic lifeform, the movie night was interrupted. (ENT: "Vox Sola")
He operated the warp engines when Enterprise returned home after the incident on Paraagan II and was on duty when Enterprise went through a minefield and a mine was attached at the hull. (ENT: "Shockwave", "Minefield")
Alex prepared Shuttlepod 2 for a survey in the launch bay. Later, he was forced to stay several days at the catwalk when the ship approached a neutronic storm. On the catwalk, Alex participated in the weekly movie night. (ENT: "The Catwalk")
He was working in engineering when the crew experienced strange time shifts and visited the mess hall shortly before he went to the catwalk while several crewmembers were possessed by the Wisps. (ENT: "Future Tense", "The Crossing")
In 2153, Alex served as relief tactical officer on the bridge before he joined other crewmembers in the mess hall for another movie night, watching Frankenstein, where he sat next to Captain Archer. (ENT: "Horizon")
He was working in engineering when the ship was hit by spatial anomalies and raided by a group of Osaarian pirates. After the crew of Enterprise was able to beam their stolen supplies back on board, Alex transported it into a cargo bay. (ENT: "Anomaly")
Alex was also working in engineering when Trip Tucker and T'Pol discussed the chemical formula of trellium with Captain Archer after they received the data from the V'radian chemist B'Rat Ud at the Xanthan floating bazaar on the Xanthan homeworld. Later, he was one of the crewmembers in engineering who tried to stop Rajiin. Alex fired his phase-pistol on her but she jumped off the second level and left engineering through an emergency hatch. (ENT: "Rajiin")
During Enterprise's attempt to contact the Xindi, Alex received severe burns to his face from an Xindi attack. He was in sickbay awaiting treatment when Archer was taken there following his release from the Xindi-Aquatics. (ENT: "Damage")
|Tactical officers of the starships Enterprise|
|Enterprise NX-01:||Alex • Billy • Reed • Unnamed • Greer|
|USS Enterprise:||Kelowitz • Lang • O'Herlihy • Chekov (post refit)|
|USS Enterprise-D:||Armstrong • Bailey • Barnaby • Burke • Hayes • Kellogg • McDowell • Rainer • Smith • Taitt • Williams • Worf • Yar • Unnamed • Crusher • Gaines|
|USS Enterprise-E:||Armstrong • Daniels • Kelly • Worf|
|ISS Enterprise NX-01:||Reed • Unnamed|
- "Broken Bow"
- "Breaking the Ice"
- "Fortunate Son"
- "Cold Front"
- "Silent Enemy"
- "Dear Doctor"
- "Vox Sola"
- "Desert Crossing"
- "Dead Stop"
- "Vanishing Point"
- "The Catwalk"
- "Future Tense"
- "The Crossing"
- "The Shipment"
- "Proving Ground"
- "Doctor's Orders"
- "These Are the Voyages..."
Background information Edit
Alex was portrayed by regular background performer Mark Correy who received no credit for his appearances. His first name comes from an unused line in the Broken Bow script. The Star Trek Customizable Card Game gives his last name as Gaeta.