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TREKKER! How many times do I have to say it?

whoisthis.jpgThis South Florida Sun_Sentinel article wins the prize for 'Best Star Trek Pun Title.' The title? Why, 'Star Trek' Bit Players Cling On. Here's a choice bit from the article:

"But it was a very popular episode," Dante insisted, speaking in the same wooden tone he used as Maab, lead villain on the planet Capella IV. "It had action. It had comedy. It had drama."

More than three decades after the original "Star Trek" series ended in 1969, after 79 episodes over three seasons, Dante and other actors have discovered that they can milk even the most ephemeral appearances on the show by appearing at extreme fan conventions that can draw thousands of enthusiasts.

For an added treat, if you can tell me the name of the character pictured above you will win this week's 'Blankbaby Star Trek Trivia Contest.'