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Tim Ransom (born 19 April 1963; age 61) is the actor who played the genetically-engineered Human Jack in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine sixth and seventh season episodes "Statistical Probabilities" and "Chrysalis". He had previously auditioned for the role of Doctor Julian Bashir on the series.

Ransom had a supporting role in Vital Signs (1990, with Star Trek: Enterprise guest star Jack Gwaltney). He also appeared in Fever (1991, featuring Gregg Henry) and Son of the Morning Star (1991, featuring Dean Stockwell and Terry O'Quinn).

His other feature film credits include Desperately Seeking Susan (1985, with Robert Joy, Timothy Carhart, Ann Magnuson, John Hoyt, and Isabel Lorca), Outbreak (1995), and Courage Under Fire (1996). He also made several appearances on Nash Bridges.

Ransom's scenes as Dana Scully's boyfriend, Ethan Minette, were deleted from the pilot episode of The X-Files. However, his scenes can be seen in the season one DVD.

In 2008, Ransom appeared in Valentine (along with Trek performers Autumn Reeser, Patrick Fabian, Greg Ellis, and David Burke) and in 2016 guest starred in Preacher, which later featured Mark Harelik and Ronald Guttman in recurring roles. 2017 found Ransom in Battle of the Sexes working alongside Mark Harelik, Wallace Langham, Matt Malloy and Sarah Silverman. He was briefly in a relationship with Deep Space Nine costar Faith C. Salie.

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