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Paula Malcomson (born 1 June 1970; age 49) is an Irish actress who played Madeline Reed, sister of Lieutenant Malcolm Reed, in the Star Trek: Enterprise first season episode "Silent Enemy". Outside of Trek, she has also co-starred with such Trek alum as Armin Shimerman, Garrett Wang, James Cromwell, Jason Alexander, William Sadler, and even her future on-screen brother, Dominic Keating.
She was a regular on the acclaimed HBO western series Deadwood, which co-starred Brad Dourif, Leon Rippy, Titus Welliver, Jim Beaver, and Larry Cedar. Also, in recent years, she as appeared on two episodes of Lost (along with Daniel Dae Kim, Terry O'Quinn), several episodes of ER (with Scott Grimes), several on John from Cincinatti (with Matt Winston, Bruce Greenwood, Willie Garson, Jim Beaver) and one-time appearances on NYPD Blue (with Gordon Clapp and Rocco Sisto), Cold Case (with Holmes R. Osborne and Faran Tahir), Six Feet Under (with James Cromwell), and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (with Donna Murphy). Most recently, she was a regular as Amanda Graystone in the Battlestar Galactica spin off series Caprica, which was co-created by Ronald D. Moore and had a guest role in the Law & Order: LA episode "Benedict Canyon" (2011, with Christopher Doyle). She also played Katniss Everdeen's mother in The Hunger Games movie trilogy.