(written from a Production point of view)
Michele Edison is an actress who appeared in several episodes of Star Trek: Voyager as a holographic volleyball player. She received no credit for her appearances and was identified by the call sheets of the episodes. For the third season episode "Warlord", Edison filmed her scenes on Tuesday 10 September 1996 on Paramount Stage 16 and is listed as "Beautiful Woman" on the call sheet. Edison also filmed a scene as a dabo girl alongside Armin Shimerman for Star Trek: Insurrection but her scene was later cut from the final film.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Edison attended a college in Georgia and was the first runner up in in the Ms. Georgia Teen Pageant. She worked for the Department of Defense and started modeling for swimwear. She appeared in two pictorials of the Playboy, in 1988 for "Women of Washington" and in 1992 for "Girls of the World".
Following her move to Los Angeles, Edison trained acting at the Odyssey Theater, Playhouse Beverly Hills, the Victory Theater, and Franklin School in Hollywood. Her first acting role was the part of Hank Azaria's secretary in the crime thriller Heat (1995, with Ashley Judd, Ray Buktenica, Rick Avery, Max Daniels, Vince Deadrick, Jr., Cindy Katz, Manny Perry, and Rainelle Saunders).
Beside working as stand-in for Dominique Swain in the thriller Face/Off (1997), for Robin Wright Penn in the drama Message in a Bottle (1999), and in the drama The Other Sister (1999), Edison appeared in episodes of If Not for You (1995), Murder, She Wrote (1996, with Erick Avari, Gregg Henry, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Tony Todd, Time Winters, and Karen Hensel), Dave's World (1996), Air America, Beverly Hills, 90210, The Closer (1998, with Clyde Kusatsu and Michael McKean), The Dukes of Hazzard, L.A. Doctors (1998, with Nikita Ager), Weird Science, Mike Hammer, Brimstone (1998, with John Glover), and Encore! Encore! (1998).
Edison was part of the voice looping group for the Sliders episodes "California Reich" (1998, with Jeremy Roberts) and "Roads Taken" (1999). Film work includes the science fiction sequel Escape from L.A. (1996, with Michelle Forbes, Jeff Imada, Shelly Desai, Leland Orser, James Lew, and Brian Freifield), the action comedy Beverly Hills Ninja (1997), the science fiction adventure Armageddon (1998, with Marshall Teague, J. Patrick McCormack, John Mahon, Peter White, Jeff Austin, Matt Malloy, Brian Brophy, Andy Milder, and Lawrence Tierney), the comedic drama Man on the Moon (1999, with Vincent Schiavelli, Caroline Gibson, Gene LeBell, Tracey Walter, and Christopher Lloyd), and the independent film Coast to Coast.