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Mina Badie (aka Mina Badiyi) (born 28 November 1970; age 46) is an actress who portrayed a security officer in the 1996 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Paradise Lost". She is the daughter of Star Trek director Reza Badiyi, who cast her in the relevant episode.
Mina has appeared in numerous television and movies shows since the late 1970s. In 1998 she appeared in an episode of Sliders alongside Stephen Macht. In 2002, she appeared in an episode of 24 (with Leslie Hope, Penny Johnson, Henri Lubatti, and Kara Zediker) and in the film Road to Perdition. Badie has also guest starred in Cold Case, Eleventh Hour and Scandal.