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Hana Hatae (born 15 July 1988; age 36) is an actress who played Molly O'Brien in the Star Trek: The Next Generation sixth season episode "Rascals" and in eleven episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

She was born in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

She has since reprised her role as Molly in an episode of the fan series Star Trek: Renegades entitled "The Requiem" (credited as "Ensign O'Riley"). She was interviewed in the 2018 documentary What We Left Behind from former Deep Space Nine showrunner Ira Steven Behr.


In addition to her work on Star Trek, Hatae was also featured in an episode of the comedy series Family Matters in 1998 entitled "Polkapalooza", in which she played "Steve Urkel #3".

In 2009, she briefly returned to acting with a bit role in the comedy drama My Suicide. She also appeared in the independent science fiction films 5th Passenger (2017) alongside Doug Jones, Manu Intiraymi, Marina Sirtis, Tim Russ, Armin Shimerman, Ryan T. Husk, and Rico E. Anderson, and The Circuit (2019), with Doug Jones, Terry Farrell, Olivia d'Abo, René Auberjonois, John Billingsley, J.G. Hertzler, Ethan Phillips, Armin Shimerman, Robert Beltran, Tim Russ, Robert O'Reilly, and Manu Intiraymi.

In 2010, Hatae appeared as herself on the Fox television show Kitchen Nightmares in an episode involving her family's sushi restaurant Sushi-ko. As of that airing, she was working as a hostess and waitress. Her brother, mother, and father also appeared in that episode. Their family restaurant closed in August 2009. [1](X)


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