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Deirdre L. Imershein (born 26 July 1963; age 53) is an actress from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, who played two different characters in episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Imershein has also appeared in television series such as Dream On (1990), Dallas (1991, with series regular Joshua Harris), Cheers (1993, with Kirstie Alley, Kelsey Grammer, Keene Curtis, and Gordon Clapp), and Silk Stalkings (1998, with Charlie Brill). She was a regular on the drama series Eden (1993, with Barbara Alyn Woods and Robert Curtis Brown).
Imershein was featured in films such as the action film Blackbelt (1992, with Matthias Hues and Richard Beymer), the horror film Scanner Cop (1994, with Mark Rolston, Richard Lynch, James Horan, Hilary Shepard, Cyndi Pass, Wayne Grace, and Jeff Pruitt), the drama Private Lessons: Another Story (1994), and the action thriller Skyscraper (1996).
In 2001 she produced the documentary Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool which featured René Echevarria. In 2008, Imershein worked as producer on the short film Brushes with Life: Art, Artists and Mental Illness.