five With its prominent use of planned story arcs, the series was often described as a “novel for television”. The pilot film premiered on February 22, 1993. The regular series aired from January 26, 1994, and ran for five full seasons.
The Shadows are a malevolent alien race from the TV series Babylon 5. The name "Shadows" is not their true name. Their true name is actually ten thousand letters long and is hard for anyone outside of their race to pronounce. They were also known as "The Ancient Enemy" by a warrior alien race, the Narn.
When Babylon 5 was brought into operation in 2257, Sinclair was selected by the Minbari to command the newly constructed station. In January 2259, Sinclair was reassigned as ambassador to Minbar, where he took command of the Rangers. He was succeeded at Babylon 5 by Captain John Sheridan.
In 2012, Michael O'Hare, who played the original Commander of Babylon 5, Jeffrey Sinclair, passed away. During his life, however, fans were unaware of the fact that he suffered from delusions and paranoia due to mental illness. That was the real reason he left the show after only one season.May 28, 2013
(May 6, 1952 – September 28, 2012) was an American actor who performed on stage and television. He was best known for playing the lead role of space station Commander Jeffrey Sinclair in the science fiction television series Babylon 5, a role he left after the first season due to serious mental health issues.