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Dianne Zanuck (born 5 August 1962; age 57) is the actress who appeared as a holographic flapper in the Star Trek: The Next Generation seventh season episode "Emergence". As a background actress she received no credit for this appearance. Today, she is known as an actress under her maiden name Dianne Zankich. She auditioned for the part and had to dance like a flapper. She then filmed her scenes in three days.
Other projects she worked on include the action film Caged Heat (1990, with Douglas Dunning), episodes of The 60s and JAG, and the independent productions The Last Episode, Two Brothers, Mother of Success, Caroline's Unconventional Birthday, Chump Change, and Drowned. She also appeared in stage plays such as "Dinner with Friends" at the Long Beach Playhouse, "Quilters" at the Armstrong Theatre, "M.C." at Sacred Grounds, "27 Brides" with the Ruckus Performance Group, and "Agnes of God" at the Limelite Playhouse.
More recently, she filmed the short comedy Summer's Nightmare (2012) and the comedy series Moonbound24: The Webseries (2013).
Since 2006, Zankich has also worked as a holistic wellness coach and, since 2010, as a licensed massage therapist, a clinical ayurvedic practitioner, and a certified yoga instructor.