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Karin Baxter (31 December 19644 August 2010; age 45) was an actress and model who had the recurring background part of an operations division ensign in several episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She received no credit for her appearances and was identified by the call sheets of the episodes.

Baxter also filled in as stand-in for Jennifer Hetrick during the filming of the episode "Qpid" and as stand-in for Barbara Tarbuck on the episode "The Host" and for Rosalind Chao on "In Theory". According to the call sheets she was also scheduled to appear in Ten Forward scenes in the fourth season episode "Night Terrors" and in engineering scenes in the fourth season episode "In Theory" and in the fifth season episode "Darmok" but was either not filmed or cut from the final episodes.

She married Rodney Baxter in 1986. After several years the couple divorced. In June 2009 she married her second husband, Dave Sanders. Karin Baxter Sanders lost her battle against a severe illness on 4 August 2010. She left behind her husband Dave Sanders, her father Gary Bruder, her sons Ryan Maciejunes and Derek Maciejunes, and her daughter Alexys Baxter. [1]


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