(written from a Production point of view)
John Christian Graas (born 10 October 1982; age 37) is the actor who played Jay Gordon Graas in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fifth season episode "Disaster". He filmed his scenes on Monday 19 August 1991, Wednesday 21 August 1991, Friday 23 August 1991, Tuesday 27 August 1991, and Thursday 3 October 1991 on Paramount Stage 8, 9, and 16.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Graas made appearances in the television series L.A. Law, Empty Nest, Beverly Hills 90210, Quantum Leap, Murphy Brown, Doogie Howser, M.D., Blossom and Seinfeld by the time he was ten years old. He also appeared in the action comedy Kindergarten Cop (1990).