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Arlee Reed is an actor who made two appearances on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He first portrayed the Arkarian waiter in the sixth season episode "Starship Mine" and later the Hayseed in the seventh season episode "Emergence".
Reed had previously appeared with fellow TNG guest stars David Ogden Stiers and Richard Lineback in an episode of M*A*S*H. He also appeared in an episode of Murder, She Wrote which featured Trek alumnus William Windom, Robert Lansing, Daniel Davis, Cliff DeYoung, and Douglas Rowe.
His film credits include supporting roles in the 1984 comedy Bachelor Party with Coleen Maloney, John Bloom, Gerard Prendergast, Jim Hudson, and Brett Baxter Clark, the 1987 horror comedy Monster in the Closet with Henry Gibson and Paul Dooley, and the 1991 comic adaptation The Rocketeer with William O. Campbell, Paul Sorvino, Terry O'Quinn, Ed Lauter, Tiny Ron, Max Grodénchik, Clint Howard, William Boyett, and Darryl Henriques.
His most recent work in the film industry was the occupation as assistant to the producers on the animated family movie Annabelle's Wish (1997) and a featured role in the 1999 drama Charming Billy.