David Benjamin Tomlinson played the Klingon, Or'eq, in the Star Trek: Discovery pilot, "The Vulcan Hello" and returned to portray Klingon Player #1 in the first-season finale, "Will You Take My Hand?" In season two, Tomlinson plays a Starfleet officer named Linus and member of the Saurian species. Actually, Tomlinson bills himself as a writer, actor, director, storyteller, teacher and spiritualist, and has been seen in such films and TV series as Queer as Folk, Miracle, Howie Do it, Orphan Black and Conviction. His stage credits include The Antidote, Memoirs from Cracktown, Things Under the Bed and also Blind Date.