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A town on the planet Earth, Jefferson was the location of a classified Starfleet facilty tasked with building organic-propulsion units based on the U.S.S. Discovery's specifications during the mid-23rd century.
Aron Eli Coleite is a writer and co-executive producer on Star Trek: Discovery. He has previously worked on Crossing Jordan, Heroes, The River, Hostages and Home.
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!
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.
(Portrayed by Jayne Brook).
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.
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.
Butcher's Knife Cares Not For The Lamb's Cry, The
Jesse Alexander serves as a writer and co-executive producer on Star Trek: Discovery. A California native, Alexander counts among his many prior credits Lost, Alias, Heroes, Hannibal and Agent X.
Dennis Andres played the doomed Corvan II mining colony engineer, Rance, in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry.” The actor counts among his previous credits such films and series The Strain, Bed of the Dead, Workin’ Moms, Dark Matter and Defective.