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Fran Severini (born 7 July 1940; age 76) is a former actress who worked as a background performer on an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. A costume top worn by Julianna McCarthy as Mila in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Improbable Cause" was also worn by Severini.  
Born as Frances Joyce Greenebaum in Newark New Jersey, Severini attended the Weequahic High School and Essex Co Vo-Tech in Newark. Since 1990 she has been working as an actress in Los Angeles, California, and has recently retired in Florida.
Severini had featured parts in the science fiction film Contact (1997, with Geoffrey Blake, Tucker Smallwood, and Robin Gammell), the sport drama Lucky You (2007, with Eric Bana, Sonny Surowiec, and Tad Atkinson), the drama Fixing Rhonda (2008), and the comedy The Hangover (2009, with Rachael Harris) and appeared in episodes of The Young and the Restless (2008) and Parks and Recreation (2009).