Connor Trinneer discovered his love of acting while attending Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, not far from his hometown of Kelso, Washington. Graduating with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in acting, he continued his education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he earned his Masters of Fine Arts degree. He made his professional debut in a production of Arcadia with the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, and later performed off-Broadway in several productions, including Hamlet and The Tempest. Before taking on the role of Commander Charles “Trip” Tucker in the fifth Star Trek series, Star Trek: Enterprise, Trinneer appeared on such television series as One Life to Live, ER, Touched by an Angel, and Sliders. Following Enterprise, he guested on Numbers, NCIS, Without a Trace, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The Closer and Lincoln Heights. He has also appeared as the recurring character Michael Kenmore on Stargate Atlantis. Trinneer has been married to Ariana Navarre since 2004; they have a young son named Jasper.