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