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Eric Cadora (born 1964) is a former actor who appeared in two Star Trek episodes. He first appeared as an alien customer in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine fifth season episode "Business as Usual" in 1997. The following year he appeared as an assimilated member of Species 10026 in the Star Trek: Voyager fifth season episode "Dark Frontier" for which he filmed his scenes on Friday 4 December 1998 on Paramount Stage 16. The call sheet listed him as "Captured Alien" and his scene had supervision by Stunt Coordinator Dennis Madalone.
Prior to his appearance on Deep Space Nine, Cadora had featured parts in the science fiction/horror film Mutant Species (1994, starring Denise Crosby), the television drama Jake Lassiter: Justice on the Bayou (1995, with Daphne Ashbrook, Tracy Scoggins, and James B. Sikking), the horror sequel Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995, with Tony Todd, Timothy Carhart, Carl Ciarfalio, Randy Oglesby, and Steve Picerni), and the crime thriller Murder in Mind (1997, with Rob LaBelle, Nicholas Cascone, and Aaron Lustig).
He had guest roles in episodes of The Big Easy (1996), Men Behaving Badly (1997, with Keene Curtis), City Guys (1998, with Stephen Ralston), and Walker, Texas Ranger (2001, with Ben Scott and Carey Scott).
Further work includes the action thriller No Tomorrow (1999, with Rick Avery, Ron Balicki, and Tom Morga), the thriller Rocket's Red Glare (2000, with Terrence Beasor), the independent film Glass, Necktie (2001, with Bonita Friedericy), the thriller Resilience (2006), two episodes of Weeds (2006-2007, with Andy Milder and Brian George), and the short film The Special #2 (2008).
Cadora attended the North Carolina School of the Arts between 1982 and 1986. Today, he is living in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA and has been working as radon mitigation technician.  He has been married to Colette Brooks.