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Ronald "Ron" T. Dempsey is an assistant director who worked as DGA Trainee on Star Trek: The Next Generation and as second second assistant director on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Dempsey also worked as DGA Trainee on the television series Coach, Reasonable Doubts, Doogie Howser, M.D. (1991-1992), and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and on the fantasy comedy Hocus Pocus (1993).

His credits as assistant director include episodes of Seinfeld, Melrose Place, Murder One (1995), 3rd Rock From the Sun, The Burning Zone (1996, starring Michael Harris and James Black), Suddenly Susan, NYPD Blue (1996-1997, with Gordon Clapp), The Visitor (1997-1998), To Have & to Hold (1998, with Stephen Lee and Fionnula Flanagan), Sons of Thunder (1999, with Marco Sanchez), The Strip (1999-2000), Nikki (starring Nikki Cox), Angel (2002), Wanda at Large (2003, with Phil Morris), and My Own Worst Enemy (2008, with Christian Slater and Mädchen Amick).

He also worked as assistant director on the television drama Getting Up and Going Home (1992), the horror film The Hidden II (1993, starring Raphael Sbarge), the crime thriller Night of the Running Man (1995, with assistant directors Rosemary C. Cremona and Nedra Rosemond), the romance A Walk in the Clouds (1995), the action film Virtual Combat (1995), the television thriller Eye of the Stalker (1995, directed by Reza Badiyi), the fantasy thriller The Crow: City of Angels (1996, with second unit director Doug Coleman), the comedy My Fellow Americans (1996), the crime thriller Retroactive (1997), the short drama Condemned (2002), the short film Wishing Time (2003, with Seymour Cassel), the sport comedy Soccer Dog: European Cup (2004), the comedy Alice Upside Down (2007), the comedy The Kings of Appletown (2009), the crime comedy Venus & Vegas (2010), and the thriller Level 26: Dark Revelations (2011).

In addition to his work as director, Dempsey was an associate producer on the horror thriller The Oakley Seven (2006) and the crime comedy Venus & Vegas (2010) and a line producer on the short science fiction film F*ck You Pay Me! (2007). He also worked as production supervisor on the crime drama Unknown (2006), the drama Dirty Girl (2010), the drama Sound of My Voice (2011), and the drama California Solo (2012).

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