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Linda Harcharic (born 2 February 1947; age 73) is an actress who appeared in several episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise. Her costume from the fifth season episodes "Unification I" and "Unification II" was sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay.  Harcharic was scheduled to appear as a command division ensign in the fifth season episode "Disaster" but was either not filmed or cut from the final episode.
Harcharic also appeared in the television documentary The Kennedy Assassinations (1992) and the Boy Meets World episode "Danger Boy" (1995). In addition, she worked as stand-in on the drama A Dangerous Woman (1993, with Richard Riehle, Paul Dooley, Warren Munson, and Breon Gorman) and as background actress on the comedy series Just Shoot Me! (1997-2003).
Between 2009 and 2018, Harcharic worked as stand-in for actress Patricia Heaton in 214 episodes of the comedy series The Middle.