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Kairon John

John on a makeup continuity polaroid

Carraya IV Klingon 4 a Klingon

Kairon John is an actor and model who appeared as a Klingon in the Star Trek: The Next Generation sixth season episode "Birthright, Part II" in 1993. He received no credit for his appearance.

Following his Star Trek appearance he had a featured role as masked Ra in the 1994 science fiction blockbuster Stargate, with Leon Rippy, Erick Avari, Derek Webster, Scott Alan Smith, and Frank Welker and casting by April Webster.

As model John worked on the live catwalk and appeared on magazine covers and in editorials of Mate Magazine (2005), In Magazine (2007), PIX Magazine, Rolling Out, and Krave Magazine. He studied auditioning techniques with Joel Brooks and Mary Pat Gleason and acting with Betty Bridges, Lesley Kahn & Company, and Bobbi Chance Studios. John was also featured in music videos for Destiny's Child, Jennifer Lopez, and Erika Jayne and worked in national commercials for Chevrolet, JC Penny’s, Champs Sports, Arizona Jeans and Bud Light.

In the more recent years, John guest starred in two episodes of Noah's Arc (2005, with Doug Spearman), appeared in the short films Portrait of a Couple (2008) and Tequila Sunrise (2010), was featured in the science fiction sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009, written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman and with Michael Papajohn, Glenn Morshower, and Deep Roy), and portrayed Lucky in the comedy Friends & Lovers: The Ski Trip 2 (2008, with Debra Wilson) and its following television series Friends & Lovers (2010).

More recently, John appeared in two episodes of the television series My Brother's Keeper: A Drama Series (2012).

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