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Brian J. Cousins (born 9 May 1959; age 57) is an actor who appeared in two episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation and in an episode of Star Trek: Enterprise. For the Enterprise episode "The Catwalk", Cousins filmed his scenes in late October 2002 on Paramount Stage 18.
Beside his first Star Trek role in 1992, Cousins earliest acting credits include the drama Longtime Companion (1989, with Bruce Davison, Freda Foh Shen, Kelly Connell, Dan Butler, and Robert Joy), the crime thriller Killer Instinct (1991, with Charles Napier), the science fiction film Mandroid (1993, with Robert Symonds), and guest roles in One Life to Live (1990) and L.A. Law (1993, with Corbin Bernsen, Larry Drake, Aaron Lustig, and Lawrence Pressman).
More recently, Cousins appeared in episodes of No Ordinary Family (2010, with Jimmy Bennett, Autumn Reeser, Tim Kelleher, and Reggie Lee), The Mentalist (2010, with John Billingsley and Connor Trinneer), and Desperate Housewives (2012, with Teri Hatcher, Vanessa Williams, Patrick Fabian, John Rubinstein, and Stephanie Erb).