November 19, 1963 (60)
Terry Farrell is an American actress best known for her performances in the television series “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and “Becker.” In “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” she brilliantly portrayed Jadzia Dax, a character imbued with the memories and skills of a long-lived symbiotic alien. Her tenure on the show from 1993 to 1998 established her as a key figure in the Star Trek universe. Later, she captivated audiences as Reggie Kostas in the sitcom “Becker,” bringing a delightful blend of humor and sincerity to the role. This performance, among others, confirmed her ability to deftly navigate both drama and comedy, underlining her breadth as an actress.
Throughout her career, Farrell has had the opportunity to collaborate with a broad spectrum of talented actors and professionals. On “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” she worked with esteemed actors like Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, and Nana Visitor, developing a compelling dynamic that added to the richness of the series. In “Becker,” her interaction with Ted Danson helped craft a unique chemistry that propelled the show’s success. Outside of these core series, she has worked with the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart, and LeVar Burton, along with directors such as David Carson and Winrich Kolbe.