(written from a Production point of view)
Ralph Brannen (born 19 October 1951; age 66) is an actor who played one of the Enterprise crewmembers in Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Two costumes worn by him were sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay.   His wife was fellow TMP actress Momo Yashima.
Brannen has also played minor roles in the films Go Tell the Spartans (1978, with Craig Wasson, David Clennon, and Clyde Kusatsu), Eating Raoul (1982, with Robert Beltran, Ed Begley, Jr., Hamilton Camp, Billy Curtis, and John Paragon), The Legend of Walks Far Woman (1982, with Nick Ramus and Branscombe Richmond), Roanoak (1986, with Patrick Kilpatrick and Adrian Sparks), and Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995, with Tracey Walter).
He has also appeared in the television series How the West Was Won (1978, with Fionnula Flanagan, William Boyett, Jorge Cervera, Jr., Robert DoQui, Joshua Gallegos, Ed Lauter, and William Shatner) and Misfits of Science (1985, with Kevin Peter Hall and Kenneth Mars).