Simon Northwood is a veteran stuntman and actor who played the Shuttle Pilot in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, “Choose Your Pain.” Born in England and raised there and the U.S. and Canada, he counts among his many credits, Mutant X, The Dresden Files, Diary of the Dead, Lost Girl, Hannibal, The Strain, Reign, Orphan Black, The Handmaid’s Tale, Designated Survivor and X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
Starfleet admiral who directed the U.S.S. Discovery to defend the Corvan II's inhabitants and mines during a Klingon attack in the mid-23rd century. She is a medical officer specializing in psychology.
Cornwell was captured by Klingons during a diplomatic mission to Cancri IV but later rescued from the Ship of the Dead by Michael Burnham.
Jordana Blake is the Canadian child actress who portrayed the Betarian Girl in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry.” She previously appeared in an episode of Killjoys and several installments of the acclaimed miniseries, The Handmaid's Tale.
Jayne Brook portrays Admiral Cornwell on Star Trek: Discovery. Born in Northbrook, Illinois, the actress boasts a career spanning more than three decades and counts among her numerous film and television credits Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead, Gattaca, Chicago Hope, John Doe, Boston Legal, NCIS, Brothers & Sisters, Rizzoli & Isles and The Sweet Life.
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!
A planetoid near the Aneto System responsible for 40% of the Federation's dilithium. During the Klingon-Federation War, Corvan II was under attack before the arrival of the U.S.S. Discovery and its destruction of the Klingon ships.
Olatunde Osunsanmi is a writer, producer and director who helmed the Star Trek: Discovery episode "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry." His previous credits include The Cavern, The Fourth Kind, Falling Skies, Extant, Under the Dome, Sleepy Hollow, Gotham, Bates Motel and The Son.
The U.S.S. Glenn NCC-1030 was a Federation Crossfield class starship in the mid-23rd century that was researching a new, experimental organic-propulsion system along with the U.S.S. Discovery. An unexpected incident occurred during black alert manuevers testing the new propulsion system resulting in the death of the entire crew.
Sara Mitich plays Lt. Commander Airiam, a synthetic-human hybrid aboard the U.S.S. Discovery, on Star Trek: Discovery. Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Mitich's previous television and film credits include The Listener, Joy Ride 3: Road Kill, Heroes Reborn, Murdoch Mysteries, The Expanse, White Night and Anon.