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Megan Cole is the actress who portrayed the J'naii Noor in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fifth season episode "The Outcast". She filmed her scenes for this episode on Monday 13 January 1992 on Paramount Stage 16. Her costume from this episode was sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay.  Cole later appeared as Senator Kimara Cretak in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episodes "Image in the Sand" and "Shadows and Symbols".
Cole had guest roles in episodes of Northern Exposure (1991, with Don McManus and directed by David Carson), L.A. Law (1992, with Corbin Bernsen, Larry Drake, Michael Cumpsty, and directed by Richard Compton), Men Behaving Badly (1997, with Kristin Bauer and James Greene), and Seinfeld (1997, with Jason Alexander, Lee Arenberg, and Richard Herd).
She portrayed Meredith Pearson in four episodes of David E. Kelley's drama series The Practice (1998, with Ben Slack, Tim Ransom, Spencer Garrett, James Ingersoll, Lindsey Ginter, Ted Barba, Richard McGonagle, David Selburg, and John Rubinstein), was featured in the drama Wildly Available (1999, with Kane Hodder), and portrayed Dr. Upton in eight episodes of ER (1996-2003, with Megan Gallagher, Josette DiCarlo, Robert Ellenstein, Lily Mariye, Karl Wiedergott, John Pyper-Ferguson, Jenette Goldstein, Scott MacDonald, Joanna Miles, Skip Stellrecht, Bruce Wright, Derek Mears, Christopher Michael, Gwen Van Dam, Deborah Lacey, Bob Minor, Michelle Bonilla, Kelvin Yu, and Lisa Vidal).