Characters and Crew Bios of Star Trek Discovery

Star Trek Discovery Crew

Star Trek Discovery Character & Crew Bios

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Number One, Our Protagonist – First Officer Michael Burnham

Sonequa Martin Green as First Officer Michael Burnham in Star Trek Discovery
Sonequa Martin Green as First Officer Michael Burnham in Star Trek Discovery
Bio: Lieutenant Commander Michael Burnham
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: First Officer
Assignment: First Officer of the USS Shenzhou NCC-1227
Species: Human
Other: First human to attend Vulcan Learning Center as a child
and Vulcan Science Academy as a young woman.  Has worked
under Captain Philippa Georgiou for 7 years.

Captain Philippa Georgiou

Michelle Yeoh, Captain Han Bo/Georgiou, Star Trek Discovery
Michelle Yeoh, Captain Philippa Georgiou, Star Trek Discovery
Bio: Georgiou is a captain serving Starfleet.  Details around
her specifics are unknown.
Organization: Starfleet  
Designation: Captain
Assignment: USS Shenzhou, NCC-1227
Species: Human
Other:

Lieutenant Saru

Doug Jones, Lt. Saru, Star Trek Discovery
Doug Jones, Lt. Saru, Star Trek Discovery
Bio: Saru is a Lieutenant and Science Officer.  A 
member of Starfleet.
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Lieutenant, Science Officer
Assignment: USS Shenzhou, NCC-1227
Species: Unknown (non-human)
Other: Name pronounced like "suh-roo"
"It’s a character named Saru who has… a wide… it’s a character
named Saru." - Bryan Fuller
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Lieutenant Stamets

Anthony Rapp, Lt. Stamets Star Trek Discovery
Anthony Rapp, Lt. Stamets Star Trek Discovery
Bio: Stamets, a Lieutenant assigned to the USS Discovery.
An Astromycologist by training, Lt. Stamets specializes in 
fungus.
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Lieutenant, Science Officer, Astromycologist
Assignment: USS Discovery, NCC-1031
Species: Human
Other: Character is openly gay

Admiral Anderson

Star Trek Discovery - Terry Serpico as Admiral Anderson
Star Trek Discovery – Terry Serpico as Admiral Anderson
Bio: Anderson, a Starfleet Admiral
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Admiral
Assignment: Unknown, but likely Starfleet Headquarters, San
Francisco, Earth
Species: Human (assumed, by name)
Other: A high-ranking Starfleet official

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Nambue

Star Trek Discovery - Maulik Pancholy, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Nambue, USS Shenzhou
Star Trek Discovery – Maulik Pancholy, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Nambue, USS Shenzhou
Bio: Dr. Nambue, Chief Medical Officer
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Chief Medical Officer
Assignment: Chief Medical Officer of the USS Shenzhou, NCC-1227
Species: Human (assumed, by name)
Other: None

Ensign Connor

Star Trek Discovery - Sam Vartholomeos, Ensign Connor, a Junior Officer in Starfleet Academy, USS Shenzhou
Star Trek Discovery – Sam Vartholomeos, Ensign Connor, a Junior Officer in Starfleet Academy, USS Shenzhou
Bio: Ensign Connor is enrolled at Starfleet Academy
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Ensign
Assignment: Junior Officer on the USS Shenzhou, NCC-1227
Species: Human (assumed by name)
Other: While Connor is enrolled at Starfleet Academy, he has
been placed on the USS Shenzhou crew as a junior officer.

Captain Lorca

Star Trek Discovery - Jason Isaacs, Captain Lorca, Captain of the USS Discovery
Star Trek Discovery – Jason Isaacs, Captain Lorca, Captain of the USS Discovery
Bio: Lorca is a captain serving Starfleet.  Specifics are
unknown.
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Captain
Assignment: Captain of the USS Discovery, NCC-1031
Species: Human
Other: Considered to be a brilliant military tactician

Cadet Tilly

Star Trek Discovery casts Mary Wiseman as Cadet Tilly of Starfleet Academy
Star Trek Discovery – Mary Wiseman, Cadet Tilly, Starfleet Academy
Bio: Cadet in Starfleet Academy
Organization: Starfleet Academy
Designation: Cadet
Assignment: Cadet aboard the USS Discovery, NCC-1031
Species: Unknown
Other: Cadet Tilly is in her final year at Starfleet
Academy.

Lieutenant Tyler

Star Trek Discovery - Shazad Latif, Lieutenant Tyler
Star Trek Discovery – Shazad Latif, Lieutenant Tyler
Bio: Lieutenant in Starfleet
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Lieutenant
Assignment: Specifics unknown
Species: Unknown (likely human)
Other: Originally cast to play Kol, Klingon

Commander Landry

Star Trek Discovery - Rekha Sharma, Commander Landry
Star Trek Discovery – Rekha Sharma, Commander Landry
Bio: Security Officer
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Commander
Assignment: Security officer aboard USS Discovery, NCC-1031
Species: Unknown (likely human)
Other: May be security chief

(Not Yet Announced) Starfleet Admiral

Star Trek Discovery Beams Aboard Wendy Crewson
Star Trek Discovery Beams Aboard Wendy Crewson
Bio: An Admiral in Starfleet
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Admiral
Assignment: Unknown
Species: Unknown
Other: No known details yet

(Not Yet Announced) Helmswoman

Emily Coutts Beams Aboard Star Trek Discovery
Emily Coutts Beams Aboard Star Trek Discovery
Bio: A Helmswoman in Starfleet
Organization: Starfleet
Designation: Helmswoman
Assignment: USS Shenzhou, NCC-1227
Species: Human
Other: No known details yet
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Sarek

James Frain, Sarek (Spock's father), Star Trek Discovery
James Frain, Sarek (Spock’s father), Star Trek Discovery
Bio: Astrophysicist, Vulcan Ambassador to United Federation of
Planets
Organization: Vulcan High Command
Designation: Scientist, Ambassador
Assignment: Unknown
Species: Vulcan
Other: Father of Spock

T’Kuvma, Leader of the Klingon Empire

Chris Obi - Star Trek Discovery
Chris Obi, T’Kuvma, Leader of the Klingon Empire, Star Trek Discovery
Bio: T'Kuvma is leader of the Klingon Empire
Organization: Klingon Empire
Designation: Unknown designation, possibly Chancellor
Assignment: Unknown
Species: Klingon
Other: Desires to unite all of the Klingon Houses

Commander Kol

Kenneth Mitchell, Kol, Commanding Klingon Officer, Star Trek Discovery
Kenneth Mitchell, Kol, Commanding Klingon Officer, Star Trek Discovery
Bio: Commanding Officer of the Klingons
Organization: Klingon Empire
Designation: Commander
Assignment: Protégé of T'Kuvma
Species: Klingon
Other: Leader of a Klingon House

Commander L’Rell

Mary Chieffo - Star Trek Discovery
Mary Chieffo, L’Rell, Klingon Battle Deck Commander, Star Trek Discovery
Bio: L’Rell is the Battle Deck Commander of a Klingon ship
Organization: Klingon Empire
Designation: Battle Deck Commander
Assignment: Unknown
Species: Klingon
Other: None

Dennas

Star Trek Discovery - Clare McConnell, Dennas
Star Trek Discovery – Clare McConnell, Dennas
Bio: Dennas is a Klingon leader
Organization: Klingon Empire
Designation: Leader (unknown type)
Assignment: Unknown
Species: Klingon
Other: None

Ujilli

Star Trek Discovery - Damon Runtan, Ujilli
Star Trek Discovery – Damon Runtan, Ujilli
Bio: Ujilli is a Klingon leader
Organization: Klingon Empire
Designation: Leader (unknown type)
Assignment: Unknown
Species: Klingon
Other: None

Harry Mudd

Rainn Wilson will play the TOS returning-character "Harry Mudd" in Star Trek Discovery
Rainn Wilson will play the TOS returning-character “Harry Mudd” in Star Trek Discovery
Bio: Harry Mudd, scoundrel, con artist
Organization: None
Designation: Criminal
Assignment: Never known until too late
Species: Human
Other: Harry Mudd first appeared in Star Trek: The Original
Series.  He is a well established character

 

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