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Van Epperson (born 21 February 1957; age 61) is an American actor who appeared in three Star Trek spin-off series. His first Star Trek appearance, as a morgue attendant in the Star Trek: The Next Generation sixth season episode "Time's Arrow, Part II" was deleted from the final version. His second Star Trek appearance was in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Q-Less", where he was a Bajoran clerk in charge of the station's assay office. In his third Star Trek appearance, he played an alien pimp in "Broken Bow", the premiere episode of Star Trek: Enterprise.
Epperson also appeared in an episode of the television series Boston Legal (with Star Trek: The Original Series star William Shatner), in the feature film The Green Mile (with fellow Deep Space Nine guest star William Sadler) and Curb Your Enthusiasm.