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Van Epperson (born 21 February 1957; age 59) 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 but he is still credited in the ending crawl. 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 original Star Trek series star William Shatner and in the feature film The Green Mile with fellow Deep Space Nine guest star William Sadler.