FULL NAME: Neelix
PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENT:Morale Officer/Chef, U.S.S. Voyager NCC-74656
PLACE OF BIRTH:Rinax, moon of Talax (Delta Quadrant)Neelix is a Talaxian, a native of the Delta Quadrant. Neelix grew up on Rinax, the moon of the planet Talax. Neelix' parents, his three brothers, and his three sisters were killed in 2356 by the Metreon Cascade. In 2371, Neelix and the U.S.S. Voyager crew rescued Kes from the Kazon and they joined Voyager's crew. Neelix's knowledge of the Delta Quadrant helps the crew navigate towards home. Neelix broadcasts a news program every morning called "A Briefing with Neelix." He is also Voyager's unoffical ambassador and morale officer.
In 2377, Voyager detected Talaxian life signs emanating from an asteroid. While helping the Talaxian colonists, Neelix fell in love with Dexa and remained with the colony. Shortly after, Voyager returned to the Alpha Quadrant.