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Kelly Burris is the actor who appeared as a member of the Federation Archaeology Council in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fourth season episode "Qpid". Burris filmed his scenes on Friday 8 February 1991 on Paramount Stage 8.
Burris was born in Nebraska and moved with his family to San Fernando Valley at the age of four. In 1984 he moved to Los Angeles and became a member of the Screen Actors Guild. He also started with research on a program process known as Subconscious Restructuring, a process he introduced to psychiatric care in 1990. Today, Kelly Burris, PhD is working at the Burris Institute to help people with Subconscious Restructuring, an evidence-based counseling lifecoach discipline. He wrote and published several books such as "Reprogramming the Overweight Mind" and is a writer, producer and spokesman of Cyberspace Access and NetSync Live.
In 1990 Burris was featured in the television drama After the Shock, with Angelo Tiffe, John Putch, and Brian Thompson. Beside commercials for Chevrolet and Holsten Pils, he also appeared in episodes of Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Murder, She Wrote, Cyberforce, and As If.