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John C. "J.T." Thibodeau (born 11 January 1964; age 56) is an actor who appeared as a Moab IV colonist in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fifth season episode "The Masterpiece Society". He filmed his scenes for this episode between Monday 11 November 1991 and Friday 15 November 1991 on Paramount Stage 9 and Paramount Stage 16. His costume jacket from the lab scenes was sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay.  In addition, he appeared as a Klingon in an episode of Star Trek: Enterprise and his costume from this episode was also worn by Michael Braveheart and sold off on eBay, too.  Thibodeau was scheduled to appear as a Starfleet officer in The Next Generation fifth season episodes "Power Play" and "Cost of Living" in a corridor scenes but was not part of the final episodes.
Thibodeau was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He can be seen in episodes of Tales from the Crypt (1991, with John Kassir and Charles Picerni, Jr.), Tequila & Bonetti (1992, with Charles Rocket, Dana Sparks, and Marnie McPhail), Days of Our Lives (2000, with Renée Jones), Level 9 (2000, with Leslie Hope, Willie Garson, and J. Patrick McCormack), Carnivàle (2005, with Michael John Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown, Diane Salinger, Robert Knepper, John Carroll Lynch, and Scott MacDonald), and Deadwood.
His film work includes the drama Ruby (1992, with Marc Lawrence, Frank Orsatti, Jeffrey Nordling, Gerard David, Jr., Willie Garson, and Scott Lawrence), the comedy Big Momma's House (2000), the drama The Visit (2000, with Tim de Zarn, Efrain Figueroa, Jordan Lund, and David Clennon), and the drama The Gift (2001).
More recently he appeared on the television series Party Down (2010).