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Anne Haney (4 March 1934 – 26 May 2001; age 67) was the actress who portrayed the role of Rishon Uxbridge in the Star Trek: The Next Generation third season episode "The Survivors" and Els Renora in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine first season episode "Dax".
Haney was a regular on the television series Mama's Family from 1986 through 1989, and had a recurring role as Judge Marilyn Travelini on the TV series L.A. Law from 1986 through 1994. She also appeared in two episodes of Quantum Leap, starring Scott Bakula from Star Trek: Enterprise, the former starring Parley Baer and the latter with Hal Landon, Jr. and Patrick Massett. She also appeared with Andrew Robinson in the 1981 failed television pilot, Big Bend Country which was directed by Ralph Senensky.
Her feature film credits include K-9000 (1991; with Judson Scott, David Renan, Ted Barba, James H. Burk, Kenny Endoso, Jeff Imada, Dave Perna, and Nicholas Shaffer, and with stunts by Gregory J. Barnett and Lane Leavitt), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), The American President (1995), and Liar Liar (1997), which also featured Mitchell Ryan, Ernest Perry, Jr., and Eric Pierpoint. She co-starred in the 1987 TV movie Roses Are for the Rich, also featuring Star Trek: Voyager stars Kate Mulgrew and Robert Picardo.
She had a small role in the remake of Psycho playing the sheriff's wife (the film also featured Ken Jenkins and the late Roy Brocksmith in small roles). Her "Survivors" co-star John Anderson played the car salesman in the original version.
At the age of 67, Haney died of congestive heart failure at her home in Studio City, Los Angeles, California.