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Shawn A. Belschner (born 6 September 1970; age 44) is a former actor who appeared as a Ten Forward waiter in episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. His costume was later sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay. 
Born in Los Angeles County, California, USA, Belschner has been married to Debra Stein Belschner since 2004. The couple has two children. In 1994 he founded the company "Funtime Cabinet Factory" with business partner Todd Gray, located in Canoga Park, California.