(written from a Production point of view)
Randall "Randy" McIlvain was the art director for all seven seasons of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He earned an Emmy Award nomination for his work on the pilot episode, "Emissary", shared with production designer Herman Zimmerman and set decorator Mickey S. Michaels. He went on the share three more Emmy nominations with Zimmerman and set decorator Laura Richarz for their work on the episodes "Trials and Tribble-ations", "Far Beyond the Stars", and "Prodigal Daughter". He and Zimmerman also shared an Excellence in Production Design Award from the Art Directors Guild in 1997 for their work on the series.
Prior to Deep Space Nine, McIlvain worked on the short-lived Paramount Television series Marblehead Manor (which starred Phil Morris). He then worked with Herman Zimmerman on the 1991 film All I Want for Christmas, featuring Andrea Martin and Camille Saviola.
Randy's other credits include Mork and Mindy, Webster, and Amen.
Since Deep Space Nine ended in 1999, McIlvain's only known credit was the 2001 comedy The Animal, on which he served as set designer.