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Joey Banks is an actor and stuntman who was a regular background performer for two seasons on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He played a Starfleet officer but also other featured roles such as a Vulcan baseball player in the seventh season's "Take Me Out to the Holosuite". For this episode he was the technical baseball adviser and trained the main cast members in baseball techniques. He received no credit for his work and appearances.

Banks is the son of legendary baseball player Ernie Banks.

Among his acting resume are the films Brewster's Millions (1985, with Stephen Collins, Robert Ellenstein, Allan Graf, and Margot Rose), Pastime (1991, with Noble Willingham), One Good Cop (1991, with Tony Plana and Victor Rivers), Soul of the Game (1996, with Salli Elise Richardson, Gina Ravarra, Jerry Hardin, J.D. Hall, Richard Riehle, Mimi Cozzens, Erika Flores, Holiday Freeman, Jeff Coopwood, and stunts by Bob Minor and Jimmy Ortega), and Duplex (2003, with Wallace Shawn, Michelle Krusiec, Louis Giambalvo, Tracey Walter, Jenette Goldstein, Christopher Doyle, and stunts by Merritt Yohnka, Erik Stabenau, and Joni Avery).

He has also guest starred in the television series Wings (1992, starring Steven Weber).

Banks has worked as technical adviser for the film Soul of the Game (1996) and as a set production assistant for the film Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003, with Ray Wise and stunts by Elle Alexander, Mark Chadwick, Bobby Burns, Oliver Keller, Angela Meryl, and Austin Priester).

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