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Thomas Hobson is an actor who played the young Jake Sisko in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine pilot episode "Emissary".
In 1998 he appeared in the Star Trek-themed black comedy Free Enterprise, which also starred William Shatner.
Hobson has also guest-starred in Doctor Doctor (with Matt Frewer and Brian George), A Different World (with Bumper Robinson), and Step by Step (with Jason Marsden).
In 2008, Hobson starred in the films Daydreams and Bar Starz.
He is currently in a starring role as Shout the Keyboardist in the Nick Jr. show The Fresh Beat Band.