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Adrian Tafoya (born 26 April 1959; age 62) is an actor who first appeared as two different characters in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier followed by several appearances in episodes of Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Tafoya received no credit for his appearances. His costumes from "Descent" and "Descent, Part II", "Year of Hell", and "Waking Moments" were later sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay. [1] [2] [3]

Born in San Bernardino, California, USA he attended the San Gorgonio High School in San Bernardino and earned his BA in Theater Arts from the California State University in San Bernardino, California in 1982. He started his acting career in 1984 and is a member of SAG-AFTRA, DGA, Equity, and IBEW.

Outside Star Trek, Tafoya played a young man in the television mini series Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (1990, with Miguel Ferrer, Tony Plana, Tony Amendola, Jorge Cervera, Jr., Kenny Morrison, Gary Armagnac, Rosalind Chao, Daniel Zacapa, Rick Sawaya, Biff Yeager, and Jimmy Ortega) and the motorboat captain in the comedy Meet the Applegates (1991, with Ed Begley, Jr., Roger Aaron Brown, Tony Cecere, and John Escobar). He was also a recurring background actor on the television series Hill Street Blues, along with Cassandra Foster and Ilona Wilson.

Beside acting, Tafoya has been working behind the camera as assistant director, technician, writer, producer, and production stage manager for plays such as at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood, California. His resume lists over five hundred live theatrical productions. He also worked as stage manager for Universal Studios Hollywood between 1996 and 2005 and Sony Studios in 2001. Tafoya is producer and partner of the production company Tres Production, LLC.

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