Tamara Deverell is Star Trek: Discovery's Production Designer. Based in Toronto and New York, Deverell's two-plus decades of film and television credits include Existenz, X-Men, Wonderfalls, Happy Town, Suits, The Strain and Incorporated. She also produced the film Still Mine, which starred familiar Star Trek names James Cromwell and Genevieve Bujold.
A self-described "Actor/ Photographer/ Spoken Word Artist/ Speaker/ Rebel-rouser," Hamza Fouad entered the Star Trek universe with an appearance as Deck Crew #2 in the Discovery episode, "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad." His other acting work includes Painkiller Jane, Sanctuary, Bed of the Dead, Dark Matter and Designated Survivor.
David M. Barrett made his Discovery directing debut with "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad," but it was not his Trek debut, as he helmed the "Divergence" episode of Enterprise back in 2005. Hailing from California, he started out as a stuntman before becoming a second unit director. Barrett then moved into producing and directing, and counts among his dozens of directing credits FreakyLinks, Veronica Mars, Cold Case, NCIS: Los Angeles, V, Castle, The Mentalist, Under the Dome, Blue Bloods and Zoo.
Veteran Canadian actor Peter MacNeill portrayed Barron Grimes, the father of Harry Mudd’s (Rainn Wilson) beloved Stella (Katherine Barrell), in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad.” MacNeill’s countless credits date back to the early 1970s and span from Rabid, Crash, Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop, Stella (the Bette Midler film), Avonlea, Frequency (the movie), and Gene Roddenberry’s Earth: Final Conflict to Cinderella Man, A History of Violence, Queer as Folk, Defiance, Rookie Blue, and the ongoing Good Witch telemovies and series.
Milton Barnes is the Canadian actor who played Deck Crew #1 in the Star Trek: Discovery episode "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad" and later Dock Crew #1 in “Runaway,” the first Star Trek: Short Treks episode His film and TV credits date back more than 20 years and span from Due South, Covert Affairs, Tumbletown Tales, Total Recall and Pacific Rim to Dark Matter, The Strain, The Expanse, and Suits.
Veteran actor Jonathan Whittaker played the Vulcan Director in the Star Trek: Discovery episode, "Lethe." One of Whittaker's earliest credits was 3 Men and a Baby, directed by Leonard Nimoy, and he counts among his subsequent film and television work Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, The X-Files, The Virgin Suicides, Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict, Land of the Dead, Saving Hope and The Expanse. He has also appeared in such stage productions as Arcadia, Les Miserables, Dirty Dancing and Man of La Mancha.
Ambassador Sarek's pilot on a diplomacy mission during the Klingon-Federation War. He diverted the ship and revealed himself as a Vulcan logic extremist, blowing himself up in an effort to assassinate Sarek and sabotage the mission.
Location in the neutral territory of a secret meeting between Sarek and two Klingon houses during the Klingon-Federation War. Admiral Cornwell replaced Sarek as enjoy and was subsequently captured by the Klingons.
Douglas Aarniokoski made his Discovery directing debut with the first-season episode, “Lethe.” During his career, he worked his way up the ranks from second assistant director to first assistant director to director and also producer. His credits as a director include the films Highlander: Endgame and Nurse 3D, and multiple episodes of such series as Criminal Minds, Sleepy Hollow, Arrow, Limitless and Bull.
The Vulcan Expeditionary Group Director in the mid-23rd century, he gave Sarek a choice following Michael Burnham's graduation from the Vulcan Science Academy: either Burnham or Sarek's son, Spock, could be appointed to the Vulcan Expeditionary Group.