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'Star Trek' actress Stephanie Niznik dead at 52

'Star Trek' actress Stephanie Niznik dead at 52

In accordance with, U.S. publication Selection, the dying of Stephanie Niznik was "surprising". For almost 100 episodes, Niznik played the main character Andy's (played by Treat Williams) next-door neighbor, Nina Feeny, who Andy has something of a will-they-won't-they romance with over the course of the show's four seasons until the series finale. The WB's format told the story of a widowed surgeon's life in a fictitious small town in Colorado.

The actress was famously known for her role as Nina Feeney in the television serial Evergreen.

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).

She is survived by her mother, stepfather, brother, extended family and her two dogs, Nucleus and Jake, Variety reported.

The moment the news of her death was announced on social media, there were reactions from her co-workers and fans. In that film, she played Trill Starfleet Ensign Kell Perim. Stephanie Niznik returned to the Star Trek franchise.

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She was originally from Bangor, Maine native and graduated from Duke University.

Furthermore, she did volunteer work for animal welfare organizations, among others.

Nina was played by Niznik on the beloved family drama, the Browns' brash neighbor, who at times throughout the series was romantically involved with Andy Brown (Williams).

The EPs were last reunited with the Everwood cast at a 15th anniversary panel in 2017.

Actress Stephanie Niznik has died at the age of 52. Her unexpected death is a significant loss to the Hollywood industry.