(written from a Production point of view)
Ted Barba is a stuntman, stunt actor, and stunt coordinator who appeared in several episodes of Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. For the episode "Random Thoughts", Barba filmed his scenes on Friday 5 September 1997 and Monday 8 September 1997 on Paramount Stage 16.
Barba's career includes appearances on Matt Houston (in an episode with Phillip Pine), Sliders (with Marnie McPhail and Armin Shimerman), and The Practice (with Megan Cole), and the 1998 political action film Land of the Free, starring William Shatner. Among the films in which he has performed stunts are The Untouchables, Kindergarten Cop, Oscar, Point Break, Batman & Robin, Scream 2, Rush Hour 2, The Italian Job, and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
More recently, Barba doubled Scott Bakula in the NCIS: New Orleans episode "Carrier" (2014, with Zoe McLellan), Chris Pine in the crime comedy Stretch (2014, coordinated by Ben Bray), and Jason Sudeikis in the comedy Mother's Day (2016), worked as stunt coordinator on the comedy Special Unit (2016), and performed stunts in episodes of The Originals (2015) and Outsiders (2017, with Rob Mars and Marcus Young), the action film Wild Card (2015, with Lauren Mary Kim, Jace Jeanes, and Jay Caputo), the thriller Extraction (2015, with Ilram Choi and coordinated by Simon Rhee), the horror thriller Abattoir (2016), and the comedy Sex Guaranteed (2016, with Hunter Baxley).