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Actor Nicholas Guest (born 5 May 1955; age 61) appeared as an unnamed Starfleet cadet in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Guest is the younger brother of actor-comedian/musician Christopher Guest, whose wife Jamie Lee Curtis is the younger sister of Kelly Curtis.
Other films in which he appeared include Trading Places (1983, with Bill Cobbs and Ron Taylor), National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989, with Natalia Nogulich and Jeremy Roberts), Nemesis (1993, with Marjorie Monaghan and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa), and The Joy Luck Club (1993, with Rosalind Chao and France Nuyen). However, he is most prolific as a voice actor in films such as Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001) and Racing Stripes (2005), animated television shows such as Big O, and video games such as Star Trek: Armada II and Star Trek: Bridge Commander.