Christopher PikeChristopher Pike
is a fictional character
in Star Trek
. He appeared in the pilot episode The Cage
as captain of the Starship Enterprise
, and was then played by Jeffrey Hunter
. This pilot was rejected; although another was made, and the character of Pike was dropped.
He also appeared in the episode The Menagarie, a recycling of footage for the pilot episode. New footage was shot of him, after a crippling and disfiguring accident, and he was played by Sean Kenney. The character ended up living on Talos V permanently.
The American author Kevin McFadden (born 1954) took that character's name as his penname.