Cecily Adams, Quark's Moogie, Is Dead at 39

By Michelle
March 4, 2004 - 11:45 PM

Cecily Adams, the actress who played Quark's mother Ishka a.k.a. Moogie on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, has died, her husband reported.

Jim Beaver posted to alt.obituaries that Adams, the 39-year-old daughter of Get Smart star Don Adams, died on the morning of March 3rd after a long illness.

Adams, who also worked as a casting director, had worked on such comedies as That 70s Show and 3rd Rock From the Sun.

As an actress she appeared on Murphy Brown, Party of Five and Just Shoot Me among other shows.

Beaver, who appeared in the Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Broken Bow", reported that he and Adams had a two-year-old daughter.

On Deep Space Nine, Moogie, a supporter of women's rights on Ferenginar, convinced the Grand Nagus to modernize the Ferengi.

Thanks to Avril for passing on the news. The staff of TrekToday would like to express our condolences to Adams' family.

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