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Train passenger 1, Carbon Creek

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Science crewman 1, Nemesis

...as an Enterprise-E crewman

Doug Wax (born 25 August 1965; age 48) is an actor who appeared twice in a Star Trek production. His first role was a background train passenger in the 2002 Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Carbon Creek", his second role a Enterprise-E bridge officer in the feature film Star Trek Nemesis. Wax received no credit for both appearances. His costume from the latter appearance was sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay. [1]

Born as Douglas Stephen Wax in Chicago, Illinois, he attended the Kent State University and studied acting at the Chicago Film Actors Workshop, the Act One Studios, and the SAG Conservatory. He also studied car stunt work at Rick Seaman's Motion Picture Driving and Safety clinic in 2007. In 1999 Wax served as stand-in for Kevin Bacon on the thriller Stir of Echoes, which featured Trek performers Conor O'Farrell, Jennifer Morrison, Barbara Harris, and David Randolph. Two years later he served as Steve Martin's stand-in on the comedy Novocaine.

Among his on screen performances are two episodes of the sitcom Frasier (2001, starring Kelsey Grammer and with Patrick Kerr and Dan Butler), the drama Unconditional Love (2002, with Stephanie Beacham, Joel McKinnon Miller, and stuntman Tim Rigby), the television drama The Big Time (2002, with Michael Buchman Silver, Christopher Lloyd, John de Lancie, Pat Healy, Dakin Matthews, Dylan Haggerty, Nicolas Surovy, and John Vickery), and episodes of The Court (2002, with Sam Anderson, Shelby Leverington, J. Patrick McCormack, Bob Minor, Holmes Osborne, Freda Foh Shen, and Brenda Strong) and Medical Investigation (2005, with Neal McDonough, Tim Griffin, and Timothy Davis-Reed).

More recently he had a recurring role as a police officer on the television series My Name is Earl since its beginning in 2005. In 2007 he performed stunts in two episodes and worked with fellow Trek alumni Thom Williams and Christina Weathersby.

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