Jennifer Ann Lien (born August 24, 1974) is an American actress, known for playing the alien Kes on the television series Star Trek: Voyager. The youngest of three children, Lien was born in Palos Heights, Illinois. Her mother, Delores Lien, was a college teacher. Her first television appearance was in a bubblegum advertisement playing twins. Her first appearance on a series was playing a music academy student in 1990 in an episode of Brewster Place starring Oprah Winfrey. She provided her voice for the dubbed English version of Baby Blood, a French horror film. Lien landed the role of Hannah Moore on the series Another World in 1991. In 1993, she was cast as Roanne in Phenom, a sitcom starring Judith Light (of Who's the Boss? fame).
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