(written from a Production point of view)
John Austin is an actor who appeared as a regular background actor, an operations officer, in several episodes of Star Trek: Voyager. As a background actor, Austin received no credit for his work and was identified by name tags of his costumes, sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay   as well as the call sheet for the episode "Hope and Fear", filmed on 27 February 1998.
In addition he portrayed a Krenim in the Voyager episodes "Year of Hell" and "Year of Hell, Part II". His costume from these episodes was also sold off on eBay and later re-used by background actor Eric Hunter in the episode "Tsunkatse". 
Austin worked as stand-in for Terrence Evans on the fourth season episode "Nemesis", for Roger Morrissey on the episode "Hunters", for Clint Carmichael on the episode "Prey", and for Charles Rocket on the fifth season episode "The Disease".
Together with fellow Hirogen background actor John Wilkie, Austin appeared as one of the Chigs in several episodes of the science fiction series Space: Above and Beyond (1995-1996, with Lanei Chapman, Tucker Smallwood, Tasia Valenza, David Jean Thomas, and Tracee Cocco). 
Star Trek appearances Edit
Recurring appearance Edit
(This list is currently incomplete.)
- "The Gift" (Season 4)
- "Day of Honor"
- "The Raven"
- "Scientific Method"
- "Random Thoughts"
- "Message in a Bottle"
- "Hope and Fear"
- "Juggernaut" (Season 5)
- "Survival Instinct" (Season 6)
- "The Voyager Conspiracy"
- "Fair Haven"
- "The Haunting of Deck Twelve"
- "Workforce" (Season 7)
- "Workforce, Part II"