Chris Violette, who portrays U.S.S. Shenzhou engineering officer Britch Wheeton on Star Trek: Discovery, is a Canadian actor who was born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Probably best known for playing the Blue Ranger, Sky Tate, on Power Rangers S.P.D., his other credits include Degrassi: The Next Generation, Diary of the Dead, Flashpoint, Lost Girl, Bitten and Kindergarten Cop 2.