B’Elanna Torres (Roxann Dawson) had a klingon mother and a human father. She was born and brought up on a mainly human Federation colony. She attended attended Starfleet Academy but dropped out at nineteen after four disciplinary hearings and one suspension.
A few years later she joined the Maquis. In 2371 her Marquis vessel, the Val Jean, and the USS Voyager were mysteriously transported to the Delta Quadrant. The Val Jean was later destroyed and the surviving crew members from both vessels combined to crew the Voyager for its long journey home.
In the series finale ‘Endgame’, set some twenty-five years after Voyager’s safe return, we see am older B’Elanna at a reunion.
Michael Westmore was the makeup designer and supervisor for Star Trek: Voyager.