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Beverly Swanson (4 December 1952 – 22 February 2019; age 66) was an actress who appeared as a Human prisoner in the Star Trek: Voyager first season episode "Faces". She filmed her scenes between 6 March 1995 and 8 March 1995 on Paramount Stage 16 and 18.
Further television appearances include episodes of Jesse (1999, with Carlos LaCamara), MADtv (2001, with Debra Wilson), Six Feet Under, The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman (2006, with Andy Dick), Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2010, with LeVar Burton and Daniel Riordan), Project Runway, Wilfred, and The Eric Andre Show (2012 and 2014).
Film work includes the thriller Above Suspicion (1995, with Kim Cattrall, Ron Canada, Natalija Nogulich, Joanna Miles, Michelle Bonilla, and Joy Hooper), the sport comedy The Great White Hype (1996, with Corbin Bernsen, John Rhys-Davies, Salli Richardson, Albert Hall, Susan Gibney, Michael Jace, Al Rodrigo, Brad Blaisdell, and Rick Scarry), the crime comedy Go (1999, with Manu Intiraymi), the television movie The Rockford Files: If It Bleeds... It Leads (1999, with Denise Crosby and Harley Venton), the drama Man on the Moon (1999, with Vincent Schiavelli, Caroline Gibson, Gene LeBell, Rob Steiner, Tracey Walter, Yoshi Jenkins, Kelleia Sheerin, Jacqueline Case, Kenneth David Ebling, and Christopher Lloyd), the short comedy Pray Another Day (2003, written, directed, and starring Jeff Rector and with Ken Feinberg, Rahvaunia, and Robert Zachar), the horror film Blood Dancers (2004), the comedy Cougar Club (2007, with Max Daniels), the horror film Absolute Horror (2007, with Buddy Daniels Friedman), the mystery thriller The Number 23 (2007, with Virginia Madsen, Ed Lauter, Rudolph Willrich, Kerry Hoyt, and Taylor McCluskey), the horror thriller House of Flesh Mannequins (2009, with Jeff Doba and Patrizia Milano), the comedy Life at the Resort (2011, with Jordan Lund), and the horror film Empress Vampire (2012).
In 2012, Swanson co-starred and worked as makeup artist on the comedy Boner followed by the horror film Gritty (2013) and the horror comedy Fork You (2013) on which she also co-starred and worked as producer. Further projects are the action comedy Awesome Girl Gang Street Fighter (2013), the horror film The Brides of Sodom (2013), the horror film Longing for Flesh and Blood (2015), and several episodes of PORNO: The Series (2013-2016, starring Barbara Keegan).
More recent projects are the action film Dead Maker (2016) and the horror film The Black Room (2016). Swanson died three months after she received the diagnosis of stage four colon cancer, on 22 February 2019.