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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. She also worked as stand-in such as on the Star Trek: Voyager seventh season "Homestead" where she stood in for Julianne Christie.
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). She also can be seen as a convention goer in the final scenes of the science fiction comedy Galaxy Quest (1999, with Robin Sachs, Rainn Wilson, Alan Rickman, Wayne Péré, Matt Winston, Heidi Swedberg, Larry Richards, Joel McKinnon Miller, Jack Nolan, Susan McNabb, Spice Williams-Crosby, Tanner Gill, and stand-ins Guy Richardson, Lee Faranda, and Darius Montgomery).
Between 2009 and 2018, Harcharic worked as stand-in for actress Patricia Heaton in 214 episodes of the comedy series The Middle.