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Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery

Paramount+ 2017

Follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself.
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The Top 10 Actors and Characters of Star Trek: Discovery (Ranked Cast in 2024)

Doug Jones

#1 - Doug Jones (Saru)

The youngest of four brothers, Doug Jones was born on May 24, 1960 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and grew up in the city's Northeastside. After attending Bishop Chatard High School, he headed off to Ball State University, where he graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications, with a minor in Theatre. He learned mime at school, joining a troupe and doing the whole white-face thing, and has also worked as a contortionist. After a hitch in theater in Indiana, he moved to Los Angeles in 1985, and has not been out of work since - he's acted in over 25 films, many television series (Including the award-winning Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), his episode 'Hush' garnered two Emmy nominations) and over 90 commercials and music videos with the likes of Madonna and Marilyn Manson. Although known mostly for his work under prosthetics, he has also performed as 'himself' in such highly-rated films as Adaptation. (2002) with Nicolas Cage and indie projects such as Phil Donlon's A Series of Small Things (2005). But it is his sensitive and elegant performance as 'Abe Sapien' in Hellboy (2004), which stormed to the top of the U.S. box office in the spring of 2004, that has brought him an even higher profile and much praise from audiences and critics alike. He has been portraying the Kelpien, Seru on the show Star Trek: Discovery.

Doug Jones plays as Saru in Star Trek: Discovery.
Doug Jones is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 42 episodes.

Mary Wiseman

#2 - Mary Wiseman (Sylvia Tilly)

Wiseman is the youngest daughter of Dorothy and Kevin Wiseman and has three older brothers. She grew up in Milford, Pennsylvania and Gaithersburg, Maryland, attended the DC Shakespeare Theatre’s high school outreach program, earned her BFA in Theatre Arts at Boston University, and studied between 2011 and 2015 at Juilliard School's Drama Division where one of her classmates was future Star Trek: Discovery cast member Mary Chieffo. Another classmate is actor Noah Averbach-Katz, whom she started dating in 2013. The couple married on February 16, 2019. Wiseman's stage roles have included Nitzan Halperin's Sow and Weep (2008, Boston University College of Fine Arts in New York), Ariel Carson's I Wanted it to Have a How & I Wanted it to Have a Verb (2011, Dixon Place) and Betsy/Lindsay in Clybourne Park (2013, Chautauqua Theater Company). Wiseman has performed in productions and workshops of new plays in Playwrights’ theatres like PS 122, The Public, Soho Rep, and New York Theatre Workshop. This page is based on a Wikipedia article. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.

Mary Wiseman plays as Sylvia Tilly in Star Trek: Discovery.
Mary Wiseman is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 42 episodes.

Anthony Rapp

#3 - Anthony Rapp (Paul Stamets)

Anthony Deane Rapp (born October 26, 1971) is an American stage and film actor and singer best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway production of "Rent" in 1996 and later for reprising the role in the film version and the Broadway Tour of "Rent" in 2009. He also performed the role of Charlie Brown in the 1999 Broadway revival of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown". Description above from the Wikipedia article Anthony Rapp, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Anthony Rapp plays as Paul Stamets in Star Trek: Discovery.
Anthony Rapp is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 42 episodes.

Sonequa Martin-Green

#4 - Sonequa Martin-Green (Sasha Williams)

Sonequa Martin-Green is an American actress and producer. She is best known for her television roles as Michael Burnham, the main character in the web television series Star Trek: Discovery and as Sasha Williams on The Walking Dead. She graduated from the University of Alabama in 2007 with a degree in Theatre.

Sonequa Martin-Green plays as Sasha Williams in Star Trek: Discovery.
Sonequa Martin-Green is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 32 episodes.

David Ajala

#5 - David Ajala (Cleveland "Book" Booker)

David Ajala is an actor and producer, known for The Dark Knight (2008), Fast & Furious 6 (2013) and Jupiter Ascending (2015). Performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon (2008).

David Ajala plays as Cleveland "Book" Booker in Star Trek: Discovery.
David Ajala is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 13 episodes.

Shazad Latif

#6 - Shazad Latif (Alfred Wincham)

Shazad Latif was born in London in July 1988 of mixed English, Scottish and Pakistani descent. He is an actor, known for Penny Dreadful, Toast of London and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. He studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School but took an early departure after he secured his first television role. His father was a black cab driver, his mother is a cleaner.

Shazad Latif plays as Alfred Wincham in Star Trek: Discovery.
Shazad Latif is the top #6 member of the cast and appears in 3 episodes.

Jason Isaacs

#7 - Jason Isaacs (Paul "Griff" Griffith)

Jason Isaacs is an English actor born in Liverpool, who is most well known for his performance as the villain Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, the brutal Colonel William Tavington in The Patriot and as lifelong criminal Michael Caffee in the internationally-broadcast American television series Brotherhood. Jason Isaacs was born on 6 June 1963, in Liverpool, England, to Jewish parents who later emigrated to Israel. He spent his earliest childhood years in an "insular" and "closely-knit" Jewish community of Liverpudlians, of which his Eastern European great-grandparents were founder-members. When he was 11, he moved with his family to Northwest London. He describes his childhood as "preparation" for portraying the "unattractive", villainous characters whom he has most often played.

Jason Isaacs plays as Paul "Griff" Griffith in Star Trek: Discovery.
Jason Isaacs is the top #7 member of the cast and appears in 2 episodes.

Anson Mount

#8 - Anson Mount (Christopher Pike)

Anson Adams Mount IV (born February 25, 1973) is an American actor who has appeared in both movies and television shows. Mount has also played Jim Steele on the short-lived NBC series Conviction and appeared in the independent movie Tully with Julianne Nicholson, as the title character Tully Coates, a playboy whose ways are changed when he meets Ella Smalley (Nicholson), a friend of his brother. Mount is from the small town of White Bluff, Tennessee. His father, Anson Adams Mount II, was one of the original contributing editors to Playboy magazine, and his mother was a professional golfer. Mount attended Dickson County Senior High School in Dickson, Tennessee, The University of the South and Columbia University.

Anson Mount plays as Christopher Pike in Star Trek: Discovery.
Anson Mount is the top #8 member of the cast and appears in 2 episodes.

Last updated: may 28, 2024

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