Tig Notaro is the comic/actress/podcaster/writer who guest starred as Chief Engineer Denise Reno of the U.S.S. Hiawatha during season two of Star Trek: Discovery. Affectionately named by her brother as a child, Notaro was born in Jackson, MS, raised in Texas, and moved to Denver, CO, where she worked briefly in the music industry before moving to Los Angeles to lodge herself firmly into the world of comedy. Notaro regularly tours the country performing standup and has appeared on Conan, Ellen, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Show with Stephen Colbert and many other programs. Her film and TV credits include The Sarah Silverman Program, Walk of Shame, Bob’s Burgers, Fresh Off the Boat and One Mississippi (which she also wrote, produced and directed), as well as the acclaimed documentary, Tig, which chronicled her battle with breast cancer (which she beat) and effort to have a baby with her partner (which she did successfully, welcoming twin sons in 2016).