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Joan Pringle (born 2 June 1945; age 76) is the New York-born actress who played Rianna Mayweather in the Star Trek: Enterprise second season episode "Horizon".

Pringle made several appearances on on the television series Ironside, during which she worked with Star Trek: The Original Series actors William Shatner, Elisha Cook, and Warren Stevens. She went on to become a regular on the series The White Shadow from 1978 through 1981 and the soap opera General Hospital from 1982 through 1984. She was also a regular on the short-lived soap Generations, as were Paul Carr, Bruce Gray, Marnie McPhail, France Nuyen, and Patricia Tallman. She more recently had a recurring role on the series One on One, on which she played the wife to Ron Canada's character.

She and Star Trek: The Next Generation actor Jonathan Frakes guest-starred in a 1978 episode of Fantasy Island, starring Ricardo Montalban. In 1994, she also appeared with Star Trek: Voyager stars Robert Beltran and Roxann Dawson – Beltran in two episodes of Models Inc. and Dawson in the TV movie Greyhounds.

She appeared with Marc Alaimo in a 1977 episode of The Bionic Woman and with Kim Cattrall in a 1978 episode of Starsky and Hutch (starring David Soul). Her other TV credits include appearances on Sanford and Son, Kojak, McMillian and Wife (starring Bill Quinn and John Schuck), Barnaby Jones (starring Lee Meriwether), The Waltons, Quincy (starring Robert Ito and Garry Walberg), Harry and the Hendersons (starring Bruce Davison), Friends, ER, The Gregory Hines Show (starring Bill Cobbs), NYPD Blue (starring Gordon Clapp), and UPN's Girlfriends (starring Golden Brooks).

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