Wilson Cruz, originally from New York, stars at Dr. Hugh Culber in the upcoming CBS All Access series Star Trek: Discovery. His career has spanned TV, film, and theater, including his role as Angel in the Broadway production of Rent. In addition to Star Trek: Discovery, Cruz will also be returning to the highly acclaimed Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, playing the Baker family's attorney, Dennis Vasquez. Recently, Cruz starred alongside Alan Cumming in the drama feature After Louie.
Early in his career, Cruz won the hearts of audiences playing Rickie Vasquez on ABC's My So-Called Life. It was the first openly gay teen role to air on network primetime television. On the frontlines of LGBT advocacy, Cruz recently served as the Director of Entertainment Industry Partnerships and as National Spokesperson for GLAAD, the nation’s leading LGBT media advocacy organization.