Shazad Latif, who plays Lieutenant Ash Tyler, a Starfleet officer in the Federation, on Star Trek: Discovery, is a British actor best known for his role as Dr. Henry Jekyll in the television series Penny Dreadful.

Latif, who is of English, Scottish and Pakistani descent and studied for a time at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, also counts among his credits such shows and movies as Spooks, MI-5, Black Mirror, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Man Who Knew Infinity and Toast of London