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Susan Fallender (also known as Susan Shaughnessy) is the actress who portrayed a Romulan woman in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fifth season episode "Unification II". She filmed her scenes on Wednesday 11 September 1991 and Thursday 12 September 1991 on Paramount Stage 16 and is listed as "Romulan #2" on the call sheets.
Since 1983, Fallender is married to actor Charles Shaughnessy. The couple has two daughters, Jenny and Madelyn. Her sister Deborah Fallender is also an actress and her father-in-law Alfred Shaughnessy worked as writer, producer, and director until his death in 2005.
Among her on-screen performances are the comedy Trading Places (1983, with Robert Curtis Brown, Nicholas Guest, Ron Taylor, Bill Cobbs, and Kelly Curtis), the television thriller Laguna Heat (1987, with Catherine Hicks, Jeff Kober, and Clyde Kusatsu), the Space Rangers episode Banshies (1993, with Marjorie Monaghan, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Clint Howard, Gregg Daniel, James Lew, and Salli Elise Richardson), the television movie Hypernauts (1996, with Christopher Michael), the short film Architecture of Reassurance (1999, with Matt McKenzie), and the television drama The Last Dance (2000, with Jim Jansen).