Galacica 1980 Characters

Galactica 1980 Character Guide

Adama Commander Adama, played by Lorne Greene

Adama is still the commander of the battlestar Galactica and the refugee fleet 30 years after the exodus of the Twelve Colonies. He is also the President of the Quorum of Twelve. Seems age and time have taken it’s toll on Adama both personally with the loss of his son Apollo and other friends and professionally due to the weight of command and the Cylons still chasing the fleet wanting to destroy them.

Adama’s has finally led the Galactican Fleet to the planet Earth with the help Doctor Zee a child prodigy. But Earth is not yet ready for contact with Galactica or an attack by the Cylons. So a covert action is put into play to influence the people of Earth in the hopes of helping them for contact and Earths survival.


Captain Troy Captain Troy, played by Kent McCord

Captain Troy also known as Boxey is the adopted son of Apollo (who is now deceased) and grandson of Commander Adama. Troy a seasoned Viper Pilot and Warrior is tasked with first contact to help develop Earth’s technology in order to face the Cylon threat, and takes on the role of Scout Leader with the Galactica children who are sent to Earth in hopes of protecting them from a pending Cylon attack on the fleet.


Dillon Lieutenant Dillon, played by Barry Van Dyke

Dillion is assigned to help Captain Troy with the mission to help the people of Earth prepare for contact with Galactica and the Cylons. He also helps to protect the children of Galactica when they end up on Earth.



Boomer Colonel Boomer, played by Herb Jefferson Jr.

Boomer is a skilled and seasoned Colonial Warrior serving aboard the Galactica as her executive officer and answers only to Adama. Boomer is also a strong defender of the D Squadron, a squadron that leads risky missions against Cylon basestars, during and following their discovery of Earth.


Jamie Jamie Hamilton, played by Robyn Douglass

Jamie Hamilton doubles as a on-camera reporter for United Broadcasting Company’s news program and guide to Warriors Troy and Dillon in their missions on Earth. Jamie also becomes guardian of the Galactica children while they are on Earth.


Zee Doctor Zee, played by Robbie Rist and Patrick Stuart

Zee adopted by Lieutenant Starbuck when he was stranded on a desolate planet is a cerebral mutation that is believed to be sent to the Galactica Fleet by the race of Angels. Zee is an expert on any topic he is consulted on, and helps advise Adama and the Council of Twelve. The Council has never overruled Zee due to his penchant for always knowing the correct course of action.

Zee creates most of the special devices used by Colonial Warriors Troy and Dillon, including the invisibility screen an a anti-gravity craft that resembles a UFO, and a method of time travel.



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