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Annette Helde (born 14 November 1956; age 62) is an actress who appeared in two Star Trek spin-off series and in Star Trek: First Contact. In addition she portrayed a character in the 1996 video game Star Trek: Klingon.
For the Star Trek: Voyager fourth season episode "Scientific Method", Helde filmed her scene on Thursday 31 July 1997 on Paramount Stage 8. Her costume from this episode was later sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay. 
Helde is primarily a stage actress and has appeared in many plays such as MacBeth in 1988 and A Few Good Men between 1989 and 1991, in which she played Lt. Cmdr. Joanne Galloway, a character which was played by Demi Moore in the film version of 1992. She is frequently involved in the Denver Center for Performing Arts in Denver, Colorado.
On-screen she has appeared in films such as Oliver Stone's biopic Nixon (1995, with Paul Sorvino, Tony Plana, Saul Rubinek, and Robert Beltran), the thriller Freeway (1996, with Lorna Raver), the comedy Bean (1997, with Harris Yulin, Larry Drake, and April Grace), the Academy Award-nominated drama Magnolia (1999, with Henry Gibson, Jim Beaver, and April Grace), and the television action film The Expendables (2000, with Brett Cullen, Eileen Weisinger, Caron Colvett, Tim Rigby, and Spice Williams-Crosby).
She has also appeared in several television series such as David E. Kelley's Chicago Hope (1995, with Erick Avari), Providence (1999, alongside Christine Rose and Charles Chun), and Family Law (starring Christopher McDonald, Julie Warner, and Salli Elise Richardson).