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David James Elliott Catherine Bell Tracey Needham Patrick Labyorteaux

John M. Jackson Andrea Parker Andrea Thompson Karri Turner

David James Elliott

He plays Lt. Cmdr. Harmon "Harm" Rabb, Jr.

He was born in Toronto, Canada. His birth date is September 21. Height 6'4". He is married Nanci Chambers in 1992 and they a daughter, Stephanie. At 19, David was singing in a rock band when he read King Lear in a theater history class and was encouraged to try his hand at acting. He was accepted at Ryerson Polytechnic Institute (a Canadian arts college equivalent to Juilliard) in 1983, then attended the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario, where he won the Jean Chalmers award for Most Promising Actor. In 1990, David moved to Los Angeles and was signed to a development deal with Disney.

He starred in the CBC series, Street Legal, from 1985 to 1988 as Nick. Doogie Howser, M.D., China Beach, The Hitchhiker, and Dark Justice. In 1992, he landed a recurring role as a pro-baseball player in the long-running hit CBS series Knots Landing, and later that year starred in the syndicated series The Untouchables. David James Elliott, who played Terry Parson in Melrose Place, and Seinfeld as Carl the moving guy. He recently completed the independent film Clockwatchers, with Parker Posey and Lisa Kudrow.

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Catherine Bell

She plays Marine Major Sarah "Mac" MacKenzie.

She was born in London and moved to Los Angeles with her mother when she was three years old. Her birth date is August 14. She is married.She speaks fluent Farsi, the language of her grandparents.

She began her career as an actress by accident. During her college years at UCLA, she modeled part-time while studying to be either a doctor or a biomedical engineer. Her studies were interrupted when she was offered an assignment to model for several months in Japan. Although her modeling career was flourishing, Catherine felt hampered by her shyness, so she hired an acting coach and was immediately bitten by the acting bug.

Catherine Bell made a brief appearance on JAG two seasons ago as a Navy lieutenant who was murdered (episode Skeleton Crew as Lt. Dianne Schonke) , and series executive producer and creator Donald Bellisario was so impressed by her performance that he cast her as the female lead when the series moved to CBS.

She starred film as Crash Dive is On, Crash Dive, Alien Nation: Body and Soul, Men of War, Mother of the Bride, Death Becomes Her. Her television credits include appearances in Hot Line, Dream On, Friends and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.

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Tracey Needham

She plays Lt. (j.g.) Meg Austin

She was born in Dallas, Texas. Her birth date is March 28. Height 5' 11". She is married Tommy Hinkley.

She is the only girl in a family of four children. Her father was a homebuilder. When she was 8 her family moved to Denver and her father's work dictated that the family move back and forth between the two cities. After her high-school graduation, Tracey traveled through Europe and Australia. In 1988, she went to Los Angeles to study acting and audition for roles. She made her TV acting debut on "Jake and the Fatman". She starred film as Last Stand at Saber River, Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story, Buried Alive 2, Lush Life, Sensation, Prophet of Evil:The Evil LeBaron Story, 919 Fifth Avenue. Her TV Series credits include in Life Goes On, VR.5 and actually she is on show Total Security as Ellie Jones.

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Patrick Labyorteaux

He plays Lt. (j.g.) Bud Roberts.

His birth date is July 22. He is single.

Patrick Labyorteaux began his show business career at the age of three in a local stage play in Hollywood. Patrick and his brother, actor Matthew Labyorteaux, founded the Youth Rescue Fund, a charity dedicated to helping runaways. In 1982, Patrick went before a House subcommittee to plead the case of runaways and raised $11 million for youth shelters across America.

He had a co-starring role in the pilot episode of JAG, and executive producer Donald Bellisario liked the comic relief his character provided so much that he decided to bring Patrick back as a series regular.

He went on to appear in films such as Mame (as the grandnephew of Lucille Ball's character), Opening Night, Heathers, Summer School, Ski School, and 3 Ninjas. On television he was a regular in the series Little House on the Prairie and The Last Frontier. He also appeared in Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Too Something, Hope and Gloria, and Living Single.

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John M. Jackson

He plays Adm. A J Chegwidden

His birth date is June 1. He coaches Pony baseball in his spare time. John M. Jackson's television credits include guest-starring roles in the CBS series Northern Exposure, Sisters; Party of Five; and Dark Skies: The Awakening.

He had a recurring role in Wiseguy, also on CBS. His television movie credits include Memory of Evil, The Deception, Roswell, Black Widow Murders, Shattered Vows, Switched at Birth, Adam, Family of Spies (in which he also played a naval officer), and Blind Justice.

His theatrical film credits include Glimmer Man, The Spitfire Grill, A Perfect World, A Few Good Men, The Legend of Billie Jean, and Local Hero.

On stage, John has performed in regional productions of A Voice in the Theatre, Four Corners, and Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?

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Andrea Paker

She plays Lt. Kate Pike.

Her birth in 1969. Height 5'10".

Andrea Parker's credits include, Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice, ER, XXX's & OOO's, Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story, .Body Shot, The Naked Truth, Can't Hurry Love, Coach, Herman's Head, The Adventures of Brisco County Jr., Seinfeld, Married... With Children, Ellen, Dream On. Actually she is in The Pretender as Miss Parker.

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Andrea Thompson

She plays Cmdr. Allison Krennick.

She was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1962 .Height 5' 8". She is divorced and she has a son, Al

She has four siblings and was raised in a strict Catholic household. At the age of six she moved to Australia with her family. After graduating from high school Andrea traveled the world for five years before moving to New York to study acting. She then went to Hollywood and eventually got her first small part in Wall Street.

She starred in Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys (voice), Babylon 5, Delirious, .Doin' Time on Planet Earth, Wall Street, Falcon Crest and NYPD Blue. Her credits television inclued Silk Stalkings, Quantum Leap, Baywatch, Spenser: For Hire, Murder, She Wrote, Arli$$.

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Karri Turner

She plays Ensign Harriet Sims.

Karri Turner starred Wild Oats as Tanya Kavasi and her credits televison in Suddlenly Susan, The X Files as Dana Scully's sister-in-law in episode Christmas Carol and Emily.

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