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Mikki Val (born 14 February) is an actress who appeared as a recurring background Enterprise-D crewmember in fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh season episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She received no credit for her appearances and was identified by the call sheets and the continuity Polaroid.
According to the call sheets, Val was also scheduled to work in corridor scenes for the episode "Qpid", Ten Forward scenes in "Disaster", engineering scenes in "The Game", and bridge scenes in "Violations". However, Val was not part of the final episodes.
Born as Michelle Valentina Jordan in Flint, Michigan, she attended the Weist Barron Commercial School in Detroit, Michigan before she moved to Los Angeles where she attended the Inner City Cultural Center for Performing Arts. Among her earlier acting work are guest roles in episodes of In the Heat of the Night (1991, with Raymond Forchion and Bill Zuckert), Out All Night (1992), Days of Our Lives (1993, with Renée Jones, Tory Christopher, and Catherine MacNeal), General Hospital, Diagnosis Murder (1994, with Kerrie Keane, Brian McNamara, Jimmie F. Skaggs, and Lindsey Haun), and Silk Stalkings (1995, with Mitchell Ryan and Charlie Brill) as well as the drama Poetic Justice (1993, with Rico Bueno, John Cothran, Jr., Clifton Collins, Jr., Lori Petty, and Denney Pierce) and the comedy House Party 3 (1994, with Lena Banks).
Further credits include the music drama Deadly Rhapsody (2001, with Fred Williamson) and Fred Williamson's action film On the Edge (2002, with Dawn Stern) in which she played the wife of Bernie Casey's character. She also appeared in an episode of Whoopi Goldberg's drama series Strong Medicine (2002). On 4 September 2001, Val received a proclamation and the key to her home town, Flint, Michigan, from Mayor Woodrow Stanley who officially announced this day as "Mikki Val Day".
In 2003, Val moved to New Orleans, Louisiana in 2003 and worked on projects such as Fred Williamson's horror film Vegas Vampires (2003, with Bernie Casey and Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Jr.), the action drama Lexie (2004), the television drama Miracle Run (2004), the television drama The Brooke Ellison Story (2004, with Eugenie Bondurant), the television movie Searching for David's Heart (2004, with Jeffrey Nordling and Jayne Brook), and the horror film Locusts (2005, with Natalija Nogulich and Earl Maddox).
Because of the aftermath of the Hurricane Katrina, Val was forced to move back to Los Angeles, California in 2005 but decided to return to New Orleans in 2008. Among her more recent acting work are the fantasy romance Just My Luck (2006, with Chris Pine), the sport drama Tournament of Dreams (2007, with Tony Todd), the thriller Abduction of Jesse Bookman (2008), the crime thriller 12 Rounds (2009, with the voices of John DeMita, Richard Penn, Paige Pollack, and Joel Swetow), the thriller Seeking Justice (2011, with Wayne Pere, Joe Chrest, and Donna DuPlantier), the comedy Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011, with Mimi Cozzens and J. Patrick McNamara), the comedy The Campaign (2012, with Tzi Ma and Joe Chrest), and the sport drama On Angel's Wings (2014, with Bill Cobbs and Donna DuPlantier).
In August 2012, Val was featured on the cover of "The Lyfe Magazine" and interviewed for the article "Mikki Val – Hustle & Flow".  She can also be seen in two national commercials for Microsoft, titled "Bing.com Hawaii Syndrome" and "Bing.com Hawaii Syndrome 2".