(written from a Production point of view)
Melanie Shatner (born 1 August 1964; age 54) is an actress who appeared as the captain's yeoman in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. Melanie is the youngest daughter of William Shatner and younger sister to Lisabeth and Leslie Shatner.
She also appeared in an episode of Tek War which was written by (along with Lisabeth), directed by, and starring her father.
- Together the letters from the names of the three sisters were used to make up the name Mr. Lemli, as well as Shatner's Lemli Productions Inc..
- The Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 2, p. 553) incorrectly lists Melanie as the "brunette in black lace dress" in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "Miri", however, that girl is actually not one of Shatner's daughters.
- In 1988, she appeared in an Oldsmobile commercial, mentioning her father driving a starship. The commercial ends with William Shatner beaming inside the car to join his daughter.