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Tom Ormeny (born 17 April 1946; age 73) is the actor who appeared as the Bortas' first officer in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fourth season episode "Redemption". He filmed his scenes on Tuesday 16 April 1991 on Paramount Stage 9.

Born as Tamás Örmény in Budapest, Hungary and acting in television since the 1970s, he has also been seen on such shows as The Streets of San Francisco, Wonder Woman, MacGyver, General Hospital, and Grey's Anatomy, as well as two David E. Kelley series: Boston Public (starring Jeri Ryan, in an episode with Tony Todd) and the pilot for Boston Legal (starring Rene Auberjonois and William Shatner, with Steven Anderson, Sharon Lawrence, Don McManus, and Todd Stashwick).

On film, Ormeny has had roles in the 1981 Neil Simon comedy Only When I Laugh (also featuring John Vargas), the 1985 TV movie Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (starring Alice Krige), and the 1997 crime drama Gang Related (co-starring Brad Greenquist, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Jr. and Jimmie F. Skaggs). He was even the star of his own film, 1986's Agent on Ice, co-starring Thomas Kopache.

More recently he played Paul in the romance Mr. Wrinkles (2008, with Jim Jansen) and appeared in episodes of Mad Men (2008, with Mark Moses and Patrick Fischler) and Scrubs (2010).

Other Star Trek connections Edit

Additional projects in which Ormeny has worked alongside fellow Star Trek alumni include:

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