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Georgia Brown (21 October 1933 – 5 July 1992; age 58) was the actress who portrayed Helena Rozhenko, foster mother of Worf, in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes "Family" and "New Ground". The latter proved to be her final television appearance. Brown filmed her scenes for "New Ground" on Tuesday 8 October 1991 and Wednesday 16 October 1991 on Paramount Stage 8 and 9.
Brown appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 performing two songs from her role in the London and Broadway productions of Oliver!. On the same show was Charlie Brill who, with his wife, performed a comedy skit. Also appearing was Frank Gorshin doing comedic impressions. Few remember their perfomances as that was the night of The Beatles' premiere appearance in America.
Brown earned a BAFTA Film Award nomination for her role in the 1971 film The Raging Moon, in which she co-starred with Star Trek Generations actor Malcolm McDowell. She also earned an Emmy nomination for her guest appearance as Madame Lazora in an episode of Cheers, starring Kirstie Alley and Kelsey Grammer.
She also appeared in two films featuring Star Trek: The Original Series guest star Joan Collins: 1973's Tales That Witness Madness and 1976's The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones, the latter of which also starred TNG guest star Patricia McPherson.
Her other works include the feature films The Fixer (1968, with David Warner), Lock Up Your Daughters! (1969, starring Christopher Plummer), the Sherlock Holmes pastiche The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976, with Joel Grey, Samantha Eggar and Jeremy Kemp; written by Nicholas Meyer) and Love at Stake (1988, with David Graf and Nick Ramus), the TV movie Victim of Love (1991, with Virginia Madsen), and appearances on Murder, She Wrote (including one episode with Jim Metzler and Hallie Todd).