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Francine Pyne (9 January 1940 – 15 August 1995; age 55) was the actress who played Nancy Crater as she appeared to crewman Darnell in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "The Man Trap". She filmed her scenes on Tuesday 28 June 1966 and Wednesday 29 June 1966 at Desilu Stage 10.
Pyne had previously appeared in a small role in the "Connery's Hands" episode of Kraft Suspense Theatre, which featured "Where No Man Has Gone Before" guest stars Gary Lockwood and Sally Kellerman. She also made guest appearances on Laredo, Pistols 'n' Petticoats, and It Takes a Thief. Her only known film role was a bit part in 1964's A House Is Not a Home, co-starring fellow TOS alumni Stanley Adams, Roger C. Carmel, and Michael Forest.
Footage from Pyne's 1966 appearance on the comedy Western series Pistols 'n' Petticoats, in which she appeared alongside fellow TOS guest performers Stanley Adams and Morgan Woodward, was later incorporated into the 1967 film The Far Out West. Her last known work was an appearance in the classic 1971 Here's Lucy starring Lucille Ball.