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Cruz, Wilson

Wilson Cruz, who plays Dr. Hugh Culber on Star Trek: Discovery, was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, before relocating with his family to California, where he later attended California State University at San Bernadino. The actor, who is of Puerto Rican descent and openly gay, is best known for his roles as Rickie on the television series My So-Called Life and as Angel in the long-running Broadway production of Rent.

Cruz's other television credits include Ally McBeal, Party of Five, NCIS, Pushing Daisies, Noah's Ark, Red Band Society, Shameless, Doubt and 13 Reasons Why. He's been seen in such films as Nixon, Party Monster and He's Just Not That Into You, and on stage in A Perfect Wedding and Tick, Tick... Boom!

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