Star Trek Discovery

Updated: 11th October 2017

Contains spoilers.

We have compiled the Star Trek Discovery cast announcements into one place. Use the filters to see who is assigned to the USS Discovery, Shenzhou, a ‘Federation Character’ or Klingons.
We have included links to the actors social media accounts and IMDb.
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USS Discovery
  • Michael Burnham
    Michael Burnham
    Actor: Sonequa Martin-Green. Former first officer of the USS Shenzhou, now assigned to USS Discovery by Captain Lorca . Raised by Spock's parents. First Human to attend the Vulcan Science Academy. Follow Sonequa:
  • Captain Philippa Georgiou
    Actor: Michelle Yeoh. Status: Deceased . Captain of the Starship Shenzhou. Follow Michelle on:
  • Captain Gabriel Lorca
    Actor: Jason Isaac, Lorca is the Captain of the USS Discovery. Lorca is charged with winning the war against the Klingons. Has a thing for Tribbles and Fortune Cookies. Follow Jason:
  • L'Rell
    Actor: Mary Chieffo. She is from two Klingon Houses T'Kuvma and Mokai (a family of 'watchers, deceivers and liars') Appears friendly with Voq. From her social media accounts she appears to be fully embracing all things Klingon! Follow Mary:
  • Sarek
    Actor: James Frain. Adopted Michael Burnham, can mind meld her over vast distances. The first character cast to have a connection to Star Trek cannon (from both Prime and Kelvin timelines!). Follow James:
  • Commander Landry
    Actor: Rekha Sharma. Status: Deceased. Chief of Security before she was ripped by Ripper. Follow Rekha:
  • Lt. Paul Stamets
    Actor: Anthony Rapp. Stamets is an astromycologist (study of alien fungus!) onboard the USS Discovery. Rapp is VERY enthusiastic about his Star Trek history lessons. Follow Anthony:
  • Commander Saru
    Actor: Doug Jones. First Officer of the USS Discovery. Served with Burnham on the Shenzhou. A new alien, A Kelpien who's species has been "biologically determined to sense the coming of death". We predict he'll be the new darling...
  • Dr Hugh Culber
    Actor: Wilson Cruz. Dr Culber is a a Doctor onboard the USS Discovery. He is in a relationship with Lt. Stamets. Wilson grew up watching TNG and is genuinely excellent! Follow Wilson:
  • T'Kuvma
    Actor: Chris Obi. Status: Deceased. T'Kuvma was the Klingon Leader seeking to reunite the houses (when were they ever united!?) Follow Chris:
  • Harry Mud
    Actor: Rainn Wilson. That's right HARRY MUDD! Another epic casting choice. Follow Rainn:
  • Kol
    Actor: Kenneth Mitchell. Kol is a Klingon and Protege to T’Kuvma. From the house of KOR!! Follow Kenneth:
  • Ujilli
    Actor: Damon Runyan. Plays a Klingon despite his Ferengi sounding name. Follow Damon:
  • Lt. Ash Tyler
    Actor: Shazad Latif. Originally cast to play Kol, in a reshuffle he is now a Starfleet Security officer and former Prisoner of War. Follow Shazad:
  • Admiral Brett Anderson
    Actor: Terry Serpico. Status: Assumed Dead. A Starfleet Admiral, his ship the Europa got rammed by a cloaked Klingon ship then self destructed. Follow Terry:
  • Cadet Silvia Tilly
    Actor: Mary Wiseman. A cadet in her final year of Starfleet Academy. Her speciality is Engineering and is Michael Burnham's room mate. Tilly is awesome. Follow Mary:
  • Dennas
    Actor: Clare McConnell. A leader in the Klingon Empire. Currently has a screenshot of Worf's surprise party as her Twitter header image. Follow Clare:
  • Dr Anton Nambue
    Actor: Maulik Pancholy. Status Unknown. Dr. Nambue was the Chief Medical Officer of the starship Shenzhou. Follow Malik:
  • Ensign Connor
    Actor: Sam Vartholomeos. Status: Deceased. Ensign Connor was a junior Officer assigned to the Shenzhou before getting blown into space in a hull breach. Follow Sam:
  • Voq
    Actor: Javid Iqbal. A Klingon outsider, "Son of None". Voq was chosen as Torchbearer and has picked up T'Kuvma's "Remain Klingon" agenda.
  • Keyla Detmer
    Actor: Emily Coutts. A Conn Officer originally on the Shenzhou, now serving on the Discovery.

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