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Jeff Coopwood (born 29 June 1958; age 61) in Chicago, Illinois is the actor is probably best known as the voice of the Borg in the film Star Trek: First Contact. His voice was used for the famous line "Resistance is futile". He also did voice work on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in 1993.
He is an accomplished actor who also has a significant body of voice-over work. His credits include films such as The Island of Dr. Moreau, A Time to Kill, The Green Mile, The Wild Thornberrys Movie and The Rock (with Tony Todd). He has also done voice work as Captain Panaka in various Star Wars videogames.