Biography - Tracee Lee Cocco
Actress - Model - Stunt Woman
Tracee Lee Cocco is an actress, model and stuntwoman who worked on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. She was most visibly seen as Lieutenant Jae, a featured background character on The Next Generation between the fourth and seventh seasons.
She was one of the background performers who also appeared in the three Next Generation feature films Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: First Contact and Star Trek: Insurrection. Cocco also worked as stand-in for Alice Krige (the Borg Queen) in Star Trek: First Contact.
In “Descent,” Cocco played one of the Borg drones mentally damaged by Lore’s experimentation. On Deep Space Nine, she could sometimes be seen in alien makeup in Quark’s and played several aliens such as an Antican, Borg, Borg Drone, Kobheerian, among others.
She was one of the several featured background performers from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager who participated in the filming of the interactive movie Star Trek: Borg; she is most notably seen as a Starfleet science officer visible on the corridor aboard the USS Cheyenne at the start of the movie. She also appeared as an alien bar character in the 1996 video game Star Trek: Klingon.
Cocco was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and moved to California with her family at the age of 2. She grew up in Santa Ana, California and graduated from Santa Ana High School in 1979. Throughout the following years, Cocco started working as a model and was featured as a model for Alberto Mousse in several magazines. She also worked as model for Revlon, Jimmy Z Ad, Pool & Spa Magazine, 7-Up, Auto Stereo Sound magazine and McDonald’s.
Besides her work on Star Trek, Cocco was also featured as Marla in the daily soap General Hospital and as featured lifeguard in several episodes of Baywatch. Among her film work are the drama Gross Anatomy, the science fiction films Demolition Man, Barb Wire, Virtuosity, and the action comedy Bulletproof. Following her background work in Demolition Man, Cocco was cast as the lead computer voice in the Demolition Man pinball game in 1994 and the 1995 video game Angel Devoid: Face of the Enemy.
In the early 1990’s, Cocco was part of the group of background regulars who made a promotional tour for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, appearing as Ferengi. Cocco continues to appear as a featured guest throughout the world and remains in high demand throughout the convention circuit worldwide.