(written from a Production point of view)
James Minor is an actor and occasional stuntman who served as stand-in, photo double, and stunt double for Michael Dorn in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Insurrection. In addition he appeared in several featured roles in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He received no on-screen credit for his appearances.
As photo double for Michael Dorn he "acted" in episodes such as "The Visitor", "Tears of the Prophets", and "Take Me Out to the Holosuite". Dorn was busy filming Insurrection at the time or only wide shoots of him were required.
Minor has performed in the television series Brutally Normal, episode Stretching Ethics (2000, guest starring Leigh J. McCloskey) and served as stand-in for Danny Glover in the two time Academy Award winning biopic Dreamgirls (2006, with Ivar Brogger, Vince Grant, Robert Curtis Brown, Daniel Riordan, and Kelly Sheerin).
Star Trek appearances
(This list is currently incomplete.)
- DS9: as a Starfleet officer
- "The Way of the Warrior" (Season 4)
- "The Visitor"
- "Starship Down"
- "Bar Association"
- "Body Parts"
- "Apocalypse Rising" (Season 5)
- "Behind the Lines" (Season 6)
- "His Way"
- "Image in the Sand" (Season 7)
- "Shadows and Symbols"
- "Take Me Out to the Holosuite"
- "Once More Unto the Breach"
- "What You Leave Behind"