For additional meanings of "Torres", please see Torres.
Lieutenant Torres was a Starfleet officer who served aboard the USS Enterprise-D during its first year of service under Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
Torres was assigned as the flight controller on the Enterprise-D in early 2364, when Q first visited the ship. When Torres attempted to draw his hand phaser after Q's intrusion, he was frozen by the entity. He was eventually thawed and recovered. (TNG: "Encounter at Farpoint")
Torres was portrayed by stunt actor Jimmy Ortega.
In the shooting script, the character's name was Graham. 
The novel The Buried Age gives him the first name Rene in honor of
Star Trek: The Next Generation writer Rene Echevarria. However, the novel Q&A calls him Ricardo Torres.
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