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Dey Young (born 28 July 1955; age 65) is an actress who appeared as Hannah Bates in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fifth season episode "The Masterpiece Society", Arissa in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine fifth season episode "A Simple Investigation", and Keyla in the Star Trek: Enterprise first season episode "Two Days and Two Nights". For the episode "The Masterpiece Society", Young filmed her scenes on Thursday 7 November 1991, between Monday 11 November 1991 and Tuesday 12 November 1991, and between Thursday 14 November 1991 and Friday 15 November 1991 on Paramount Stage 9 and 16.
Outside of Star Trek, she played a waitress in the science fiction comedy Spaceballs with Tim Russ, and starred with Kate Rambeau in the cult classic Rock 'n' Roll High School which co-starred Clint Howard. She also appeared in the 1987 science fiction film The Running Man, which co-starred Mick Fleetwood, and held a small role in the horror film The Serpent and the Rainbow, co-starring Paul Winfield.
Her older sister, Leigh Taylor-Young, also appeared in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Ezri Dax' mother Yanas Tigan. Later roles for Dey Young included the movie Executive Decision with Andreas Katsulas, Ken Jenkins, Warren Munson, Richard Riehle, and Eugene Roche.
In March 1994, Young starred with Denise Crosby in Jane Chambers' play "Last Summer at Bluefish Cove" at the Theatre Geo, Los Angeles, California.