(written from a Production point of view)
Karlotta Nelson Muhammad (18 October 1942 – 26 June 2013; age 70) was an actress who worked as background actress for six years on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. She was also featured in the feature film Star Trek Generations but received no credit for her appearances.
Besides her work on Star Trek, Nelson appeared as Margaret Ward in several episodes of the daily soap General Hospital in 1994 and 1996. Other acting work includes the role of a restaurant patron in the comedy Sprung (1997, with Clarence Williams III and Keno Deary), a hospital administrator in the Ally McBeal episode "These Are the Days" (1998, with Willie Garson, Albert Hall, and Bob Gunton), and a party guest in the action sequel Mission: Impossible III (2006, with Keri Russell, Simon Pegg, Jeff Chase, Michael Berry, Jr., Jane Daly, Greg Grunberg, Tracy Middendorf, Bruce French, Ellen Bry, Tony Guma, Michael Kehoe, Charles S. Chun, Jonathan Dixon, Paul A. Brown, Robert Alonzo, Dana Dru Evenson, Yoshio Iizuka, Brandon Molale, Alex Kurtzman, Dan Mindel, Roberto Orci, Douglas Price, Simon Rhee, and written and directed by J.J. Abrams).
Star Trek appearances
- "Fascination" (Season 3)
- "Rejoined" (Season 4)
- "For the Cause"
- "Broken Link"
- "Apocalypse Rising" (Season 5)
- "Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places"
- "Trials and Tribble-ations"
- "Business as Usual"
- "Sacrifice of Angels" (Season 6)
- "Who Mourns for Morn?"
- "Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night"
- "The Reckoning"
- "Profit and Lace"
- "The Sound of Her Voice"
- "Tears of the Prophets"
- "Shadows and Symbols" (Season 7)
- "Tacking Into the Wind"