Jeff Hayenga
Jeffrey Hayenga

1950 (age 71–72)
EducationUniversity of Minnesota

Jeffrey "Jeff" Hayenga (born 1950) is an American actor, writer, and producer known for his role in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Early life and education

Hayenga was born in Sibley, Iowa. He received his training at the University of Minnesota.[1]


He has appeared in a number of films, including And the Band Played On (1993), Other People's Money (1991), The Prince of Pennsylvania, Center Stage (2000), and Memro (2004).[2]

His New York theater credits include title roles in Broadway's The Elephant Man, and off-Broadway's Jeffrey, as well as The Man Who Came to Dinner, Ah Wilderness, As Bees In Honey Drown, Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You, Jeffrey, Two Rooms, Hamlet, King Lear and The Book of Wren, to name just a few.[3]

Hayenga made two guest appearances in Star Trek spin-off series.




Year Title Role Notes
1988 The Prince of Pennsylvania Jack Sike
1991 The Unborn Brad Marshall
1991 Other People's Money Klein
1995 Animal Room Shelly's Dad
2000 Center Stage ABA Scout


Year Title Role Notes
1986 George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation Philip Freneau Television film
1988 As the World Turns Colin Crowley Episode dated 22 January 1988
1990 In the Heat of the Night Off. Brian Kasch 2 episodes
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Waiter Episode: "Not with My Pig, You Don't"
1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation Orta Episode: "Ensign Ro"
1992 Matlock Kevin Maitland Episode: "The Big Payoff"
1992 A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story Judge Television film
1993 Silk Stalkings Alex Weston Episode: "Jasmine"
1993 Bodies of Evidence Ted Miller Episode: "Eleven Grains of Sand"
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Orta 2 episodes
1993 And the Band Played On Bruce Voeller Television film
1996 New York Undercover Dr. Jarsky Episode: "The Enforcers"
1999 Law & Order Gardner Keith Episode: "Sideshow"
2000 The Man Who Came to Dinner John Television film
2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Wharton Carlyle Episode: "The Insider"
2003 Star Trek: Enterprise Dr. Yuris Episode: "Stigma"
2004 Memron Bruce Corning Television film; also associate producer
2005 JAG Professor Walter Richardson Episode: "The Sixth Juror"
2005 Jack & Bobby Timothy Swain Episode: "And Justice for All"
2009 Guiding Light Brooks 2 episodes
2014 Bones Dr. Herman Kessler Episode: "The Nail in the Coffin"
2016 The Blacklist Doctor Episode: "Dr. Adrian Shaw (No. 98): Conclusion"



Year Title Notes
1986 Search for Tomorrow 2 episodes
1987 Another World


  1. ^ "The Acting Company (NY), 1977/78 production of Mother Courage and Her Children, cast biography". Retrieved 2012-08-25.
  2. ^ Jeff Hayenga at IMDb
  3. ^ "Pioneer Theatre Company, 2012 production of Emma, cast biography". Retrieved 2012-08-25.