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Paul Genick is an actor who appeared as a Human mercenary in the Star Trek: The Next Generation seventh season episode "Gambit, Part II". As a background actor he received no credit for this appearance.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Genick moved to California where he has started his acting career in 1978. He has also worked as fitness coach and personal trainer for more than three decades and won the title of Mr. Venice Beach three times.
As an actor, Genick appeared as a biker in the television series Oz and was featured in the comedy sequel Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993, with Whoopi Goldberg, Ellen Albertini Dow, and Robin Gammell), the action thriller Speed (1994, with Alan Ruck, Richard Lineback, Carlos Carrasco, Jordan Lund, Patrick Fischler, Bruce Wright, Robin McKee, and Lena Banks), and the comedy Deconstructing Harry (1997, with Kirstie Alley). He also appeared in NWA's rap video "Express Yourself" and alongside Elton John in a cell phone commercial.
Today, Genick resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.