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Grace Harrell is an actress and model who was a regular background actress on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager. She also appeared in Star Trek Generations. Harrell received no credit for her appearances. She filmed her first Trek role as Enterprise-D officer for the episode "The Host" on Monday 11 March 1991 on Paramount Stage 8.

Harrell was scheduled to appear in engineering scenes in the fifth season episode "Darmok" but was either not filmed or cut from the final episode. She was also scheduled for a corridor scene in the episode "Ensign Ro" and for an engineering scene in the episode "Silicon Avatar" but did not appear. Harrell was also on the call sheet for the episode "Unification I" to film a corridor scene (scene 6). This scene was not part of the final episode however. In her scheduled scenes in engineering in the episode "The First Duty", Harrell was replaced by fellow background actress Tracee Lee Cocco and she also did not appear in the Ten Forward scenes of the episode "I Borg".

Harrell graduated from Emporia State University and moved to New York where she has started her stage career and played in numerous off Broadway plays. A short time later she moved to Los Angeles and got into the film business. Harrell worked as photo double for Halle Berry in the 1994 comedy The Flintstones. Among her acting resume are films such as Split Decisions (1988, with Patrick Cupo and George Wilbur), Soap Dish (1988, with Teri Hatcher and Whoopi Goldberg), and Don't Touch If You Ain't Prayed (2005). Harrell has also appeared in recurring and featured roles in television series such as Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Pacific Palisades (1997, with Daphne Ashbrook and Michael Horton, and directed by Gabrielle Beaumont), Burke's Law, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Babylon 5, and Resurrection Blvd..

She also worked as model and has been featured in several print-ads and commercials. Today Harrell works also as a director, producer, and writer. Notable is that she played the role of Uhura in a stage play named "Romeo & Juliet (The Last Battlefield)" at the Next Stage Theater in Los Angeles.

Star Trek appearances

Recurring appearances

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