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Ann H. Gillespie (born 8 August 1957; age 64) is an actress who played two Star Trek roles, with her largest being the recurring character of Nurse Jabara, whom she played four times in the first three seasons of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Gillespie had earlier portrayed Ensign Hildebrant in the Star Trek: The Next Generation second season episode "Pen Pals". In 1984, Gillespie married the future fellow TNG and VOY guest actor Jeff Allin. 
She is probably best known for her recurring role as Jackie Taylor in Beverly Hills, 90210, whom Gillespie played throughout the series' ten year run. Her career on 90210 had her working alongside Michael Durrell, Stanley Kamel, Kerrie Keane, Dina Meyer and Noley Thornton. In 2008, Gillespie reprised her role as Jackie Taylor in an episode of its successor 90210.
Gillespie received a BA degree from Goddard College in 2003. She is also an Episcopal priest, and uses the names Mother Ann Gillespie and Rev. Ann Gillespie.