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Star Trek actress Stephanie Niznik passes away at 52

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Jul 13, 2019, 5:27 PM EDT

The Star Trek universe lost one of their own recently. Actress Stephanie Niznik, who portrayed Ensign Kell Perim in 1998’s Star Trek: Insurrection, passed away on June 23, Deadline reported. Ms. Niznik was 52 years old.

Niznik was best known for her role as Nina Feeney on the WB drama Everwood from 2002-2006. She had a recurring role on Life is Wild, and has guest-starred on shows such as NCIS and Lost. Along with Insurrection, Niznik also portrayed the Wraith in a 2002 episode of the Star Trek television series Enterprise.

From Bangor, Maine, Niznik is survived by her mother and stepfather, brother, sister-in-law, niece and nephews. She also leaves behind two dogs, Nucleus and Jake.