04-05 Happy birthday to Tasia Valenza, Born: April 5, 1967.
Tasia Valenza is the actress from New York City who played the Vulcan T’Shanik in the Star Trek: The Next Generation first season episode “Coming of Age”.
She is perhaps best remembered for her Emmy-nominated role as Dottie Thornton Martin in the daytime soap opera All My Children. Also on television, she was a series regular on 1988’s Supercarrier (starring Robert Hooks) and 1992’s The Heights (with Camille Saviola). In 1991, she had a supporting role in the made-for-TV horror movie Sometimes They Come Back. She played Lieutenant Kelly Anne Winslow in the short-lived military science fiction series, Space: Above and Beyond.
Her film credits include Crackers (1984, with Wallace Shawn and Darryl Henriques), Dead Man Walking (1988, with Jeffrey Combs and Biff Yeager), and Skeletons (1996, with Christopher Plummer, Dennis Christopher, and David Graf).
She has become a prominent voiceover actress in cartoons such as Batman, Ozzy & Drix, and Duck Dodgers, and video games such as Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura,Metal Gear Solid, Batman: Arkham Asylum, and various Star Wars games.
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