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Nicole Orth-Pallavicini is the actress who played Kareel Odan in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fourth season episode "The Host" in 1991. She filmed her scenes on Monday 18 March 1991 on Paramount Stage 9.

Orth-Pallavicini, sister to actress Terri Orth-Pallavicini and singer and stage actress Karen Akers, was a regular on the daytime soap opera All My Children in 1988, originating the role of Marissa Rampal. She was also a regular on the soap opera Loving during the 1980s, and went on to become a regular on another soap opera, One Life to Live, in 1997, becoming the fourth actress to play Melinda Cramer Janssen. She reprised the role in a 2005 episode.

Her additional television credits include the 1989 television movie Christine Cromwell: Things That Go Bump in the Night (co-starring Theodore Bikel, James Cromwell, John de Lancie, and Ellen Albertini Dow) and guest spots on Jake and the Fatman, Gabriel's Fire (starring Madge Sinclair), and two episodes of Law & Order – one in 1993 with fellow TNG guest actress Carolyn McCormick and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine guest stars Gail Strickland and Fritz Weaver, and another in 2003 with Erick Avari. She also had a supporting role in the 1991 film The Doctor (with Fran Bennett and Brian Markinson) and appeared as a reporter in the 1993 thriller Sliver (with Jim Beaver and Leonard Kelly-Young).

More recently in 2007 she had a role in the comedy Shooting Johnson Roebling.

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