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Pablo Espinosa (born 9 September 1969; age 51) is an actor who appeared as an Ocampa in the Star Trek: Voyager first season episode "Caretaker". As a background performer he received no credit for this appearance.
Espinosa was born in Los Angeles, California and attended several military schools for eight years. He graduated with the rank of a lieutenant colonel, battalion commander.
He has played supporting roles in films, including the drama Boys on the Side (1995, starring Whoopi Goldberg and with Stephen Gevedon, Mary Anne McGarry, Aaron Lustig, Jude Ciccolella, and Geri Lee), the thriller The General's Daughter (1999, with James Cromwell, Clarence Williams III, and stunts by Dennis Madalone and Patricia Tallman), Paul Verhoeven's thriller Hollow Man (2000, with Margot Rose and J. Patrick McCormack), the horror film Slayer (2006, with Tony Plana and Kevin Grevioux), and the thriller Nancy Drew (2007, with Rosemary Morgan and Thom Williams).
He has also performed in several television series such as ER (2006, episode Out on a Limb, with Scott Grimes and Lily Mariye), The Bold and the Beautiful (2007), and Women's Murder Club (2007, episode No Opportunity Necessary, with Linda Park).
In addition he served as military adviser for several films including the television movie Rough Riders (1997, with Brian Keith) and the war dramas The Thin Red Line (1998, with John Savage and Simon Billig) and Going Back (2001). For the 2007 short film Poet's War he served as producer/ associate producer and played the role of Chief Ayala. The film featured Star Trek stuntmen Jimmy Romano, Gary Guercio, and Jimmy Ortega.