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'Star Trek' actress Stephanie Niznik dead at 52

'Star Trek' actress Stephanie Niznik dead at 52

She obtained a masters degree from the California Institute of Arts (Cal Arts) before taking up acting. She completed her graduation from Duke U. with majors in theatre and Russian.

For Nina Feeney, the neighbor of the Brown family, and ultimately for Dr. Andy Brown, (Treat Williams) at Everwood Niznik became a prominent figure. There was no immediate formal cause of death.

ME also had a pivotal role in "Life is Wild" and made a guest appearance on "Lost", "NCIS" and "CSI: Miami". Stephanie Niznik returned to the Star Trek franchise.

Her film credits include THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS (1996), DEAR GOD (1996), STAR TREK: INSURRECTION (1998), MEMORIAL DAY (1998), ANYWHERE BUT HERE (1999) and THE TWENTY (2009). This time she played the role of The Wraith in Star Trek: Enterprise which was telecasted on UPN in 2002.

In 2017, Niznik was among the Everwood stars that reunited at the Television Critics Association in honor of the show's 15th anniversary.

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In the backdoor pilot special for the Private Practice series, Niznik also played prominently at ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy. "She was so kind, and so fun to work with".

Niznik also participated in volunteering and was engaged in the Four Winds Heart-centric Healing organization for kids and animal rescue.

United States publication Variety reported that the death was "unexpected".

Stephanie Niznik was 52 years old when she died. She is survived by her mom, her stepfather, brother, and her two canines, Nucleus and Jake.