Wendy Hughes was a Australian actress who guest starred as Lt. Commander Nella Daren, Picard’s love interest in the sixth-season episode “Lessons”, of Star Trek The Next Generation.
Some of her other credits included:
- My Brilliant Career
- Careful, He Might Hear You and State Coroner
- The Graduate
- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
The actor Bryan Brown broke the news to the audience at a Sydney Theatre Company Travelling North show and lead the audience to honour her with a standing ovation.
The actress leaves behind a daughter, Charlotte, and a son, Jay.