Veteran actor Conrad Coates portrays the Vulcan character, Admiral Terral, in Star Trek: Discovery. Coates has appeared in more than 100 television shows and movies dating back to the late 1980s, including War of the Worlds, TekWar, La Femme Nikita, Saw II, Smallville, The Dresden Files, Fringe, TRON: Legacy, This Means War, Defiance, X-Men: Apocalypse, Dark Matter, Designated Survivor and Anon.