Karen Montgomery, an actress, producer and film executive, died Friday at her home in Los Angeles after a decade-long struggle with breast cancer, her husband, director Christopher Monger, said. She was 66.
She was best known for playing Princess Beata in a 1988 episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Following her career in acting, she worked behind the scenes on numerous films including Hal Ashby’s Coming Home (1978).
Montgomery also produced Row Your Boat (1999), Til There Was You (1997) and Diary of a Hitman (1991).
Montgomery is survived by her husband, her mother Susan Nelson and brother Carl Montgomery.