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Julianne Grossman, who provides the voice of the U.S.S. Discovery’s computer, is an actress, standup comic and veteran voiceover artist. Her many credits include Doubt, Spaceballs: The Animated Series, The Life & Times of Tim; Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, Wonder Woman, Justice League, and Rugrats: All Growed Up; campaigns for Target, Visa, McDonald's, Honda, Nike, Appleby's, and many more; promos for CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, PBS, HGTV, TLC and HBO; and narrating duties on behalf of "E," The Style Channel, The Travel Channel, HGTV, Discovery, etc.
Grossman, who hails from Los Angeles, has also lent her voice to numerous videogames, including Elder Scrolls, Star Wars: The Old Republic, X-men: Next Dimension, Everquest, Infamous, God of War II and DropZone. Her solo show and playwriting debut, From Bonkers to Botox, enjoyed a 9-week sold-out run in Los Angeles and was selected by HBO as a Featured Performance in their U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.
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An crisp cookie popular on Earth prior to the 23rd Century. The cookie included "fortune" inside which was an aphorism or prophecy.
Captain Lorca's family owned a fortune cookie company in the 22nd century before until "the future came, and hunger, need, and want disappeared."
Saad Siddiqui played Straal, Lt. Stamets' doomed research partner, in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, "Context Is for Kings." Born in Pakistan and raised in Maryland, Siddiqui is an actor and world-class martial artist. Among his dozens of film and television credits are Warehouse 13, Unnatural History, Cosmopolis, Rogue, Orphan Black, 24: Legacy, Taken and Fahrenheit 451.
Landry was captured by the Terran Empire and imprisoned in an agonizer on the I.S.S. Charon. She was released by Lorca and helped lead the coup attempt against the Emperor. She was killed when the U.S.S. Discovery destroyed the Charon.
Discovery NCC-1031, U.S.S.read more
A Federation Crossfield class starship captained by Gabriel Lorca. The ship featured an experimental propulsion drive.
The vegetative part of a fungus.
Canadian actor Christopher Russell portrays Milton Richter in Star Trek: Discovery. His many film and television credits over the past two decades span from Kevin Hill, Land of the Dead, Supernatural and Flashpoint to Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, iZombie, Reign and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.
Conrad Pla is the actor who played Stone in the Star Trek: Discovery episode "Context Is for Kings." Born in Spain and raised in Canada, Pla counts among his dozens of credits such shows and features as Dead Awake, The Sum of All Fears, Mutant X, The Terminal, ReGenesis, Casino Jack, Immortals, Riddick, Rogue, Quantico, The Expanse and Taken.
Anthony Rapp, Lt. Paul Stamets on Star Trek: Discovery, was born in Chicago and raised in Joliet, Illinois. An acclaimed actor and singer, he is most recognized for playing Mark Cohen in the off-Broadway and Broadway productions of the musical Rent, as well as in the film adaptation.
His other stage work includes You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Little Shop of Horrors and If/Then, and among his film and television credits are School Ties, Twister, A Beautiful Mind, The Lazarus Man, The X-Files, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and The Knick. Rapp also, in 2000, released an album titled Look Around.
Adam Kane is the veteran producer, director and cinematographer who directed the Star Trek: Discovery episode "Battle at the Binary Stars." Kane, who was born in Burbank, California, previously directed/produced Pushing Daisies, Supernatural, Heroes, Being Human, Hannibal, Extant, Supergirl and American Gods. As a cinematographer, he worked on Bitter Harvest, Ravager, The Boondock Saints, Heroes and A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride.
Raised in Brooklyn Heights, New York, Akiva Goldsman received his bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and attended the graduate fiction writing program at New York University.
His feature writing credits include The Client, Batman Forever, A Time to Kill, Practical Magic, Cinderella Man, I Am Legend, The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, Insurgent, The Fifth Wave, Rings and I, Robot; as well as The Dark Tower. Also, he wrote A Beautiful Mind, for which he won an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Writers Guild of America (WGA) Award.
Also, Goldsman served as executive producer on Paranormal Activity 2, 3 and 4. Under his Weed Road Pictures banner, Goldsman has produced Deep Blue Sea, Constantine, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Hancock, Fair Game and Lone Survivor, as well as King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.
Goldsman has worked in television as a consulting producer, writer and director on the television show Fringe, for which he garnered a Saturn Award and a Hugo Award nomination. Goldsman executive produced the Syfy miniseries Childhood’s End, the WGN original drama series Underground, as well as Star Trek: Discovery for CBS All Access.
Goldsman’s feature directorial debut, Winter’s Tale, starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, Will Smith and Russell Crowe was released in February 2014. Most recently, he directed the sci-fi horror film Stephanie for Blumhouse Productions and Universal.
Ali Momen co-stars on Star Trek: Discovery as Kamran Gant, tactical officer aboard the U.S.S. Shenzhou. Momen is an accomplished actor-singer-producer who has graced the stage (Monsoon Wedding); appeared and starred in independent and major films (Beeba Boys); and guest starred or recurred on many television shows (The L.A. Complex, The Strain, Incorporated). He's also a classically trained singer, having received his conservatory training via Sheridan Institute's Music Theatre Performance program.
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A Federation Shepard class starship at the Battle of the Binary Stars.
Gersha Phillips is the Costume Designer for Star Trek: Discovery. An industry veteran, she counts among her dozens of TV and film credits The Five Senses, Walking Tall, Are We There Yet?, A Raisin in the Sun, Falling Skies, Life, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, House of Cards, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 and Incorporated.