Chase Masterson Undressed
Chase Masterson (born Christianne Carafano on 26 February 1963 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) is an American actress, best known for the recurring role of the sexy and lively Bajoran dabo girl List of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine characters#Leeta|Leeta on ''Star Trek: Deep Space Nine''. She also appeared in an episode of Sliders as Kelly Welles, the sister of Wade Welles.
She hosted an ''Entertainment Tonight''-style news program for the Sci Fi Channel in the 1990s and, since 2004, has hosted an Internet-based radio talk show for the website ''[http://thefandom.com The Fandom]''. She is also a singer of jazz/torch songs who has released an album entitled ''The Thrill of the Chase'', with a follow-up release in preparation. Other current projects include providing the voice of a character in the anime film Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (sequel to the original Robotech series of the 1980s), and starring in the upcoming Science Fiction|sci-fi noir film ''Yesterday Was a Lie''.
Masterson was the plaintiff in ''Carafano v. Metrosplash.com'', a controversial legal case in which the courts ruled against Masterson and expanded the definition of "interactive computer services" under the Communications Decency Act. The finding is criticized by some as one of many examples of judicial activism on the part of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
During the popularity of the customizable card game Star Trek CCG, Masterson was romantically linked to Decipher, Inc. president Warren Holland. She is now involved with director James Kerwin.