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Frances Praksti (also known as Francis Praksti or Franki Praksti) is an actress who played a Bajoran gift girl in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Storyteller". She received no on-screen credit for her appearance.
Praksti appeared as a background actress in the 1993 action film Demolition Man, with Bill Cobbs, Bob Gunton, Mark Colson, Chris Durand, and Tracee Lee Cocco, and played Asia Sellers in the 1998 independent film Heaven & the Suicide King with Ty Murphy and Nikita Ager. Other film credits include the independent films Ironman and Star Runners.
Praksti performed in the stage plays Rumors, Lend Me a Tenor, and Stepping Out.