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Debra Wilson (born 26 April 1962; age 55) is an actress, comedian, and voice artist who voiced Captain Lisa Cusak in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Sound of Her Voice". She also provided the computer voice for the Star Trek: The Experience program "Klingon Encounter".
Wilson is perhaps best known for her eight seasons on the sketch comedy show MADtv, where she was longest remaining original cast member. She played Lieutenant Uhura in parodies of Star Trek. She is a Star Trek fan, and went around the Deep Space Nine sets to get autographs when she was working on "The Sound of Her Voice."
She has made several voice-over appearances on Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy. The episodes she worked on are "Love Thy Trophy," "There's Something About Paulie" and "And the Wiener is...". In 2005, she guest-starred in the American Dad! episode "Francine's Flashback" that also featured Patrick Stewart as well as Wendy Schaal.