Mark Harelik was born June 5, 1951. A native Texan who grew up in the only Jewish family in the small town of Hamilton, Texas, where his two biographical plays "The Immigrant" and its sequel, "The Legacy," take place. He has had minor roles on several shows, including Seinfeld, Wings, Cheers, and, interestingly, an episode of Star Trek: Voyager. He appeared as Kashyk in "Counterpoint." He plays the role of Dr. Eric Gablehauser in the first two seasons.