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Wilson Cruz

Star Trek: Discovery

Award-winning Actor, Producer, Activist, “Actorvist,” and Humanitarian. Cruz currently stars as Dr. Hugh Culber on the Award-winning Paramount+ series Star Trek: Discovery . In addition to Star Trek Discovery’s final season, this spring he will appear alongside Brooke Shields and Benjamin Bratt in Netflix’s Mother of the Bride. He appeared on the Netflix series Thirteen Reasons Why , in Hulu’s 2020 GLAAD Award- Winning original animated kids’ series The Bravest Knight. Season 2 is currently in production. Wilson played the groundbreaking character of Rickie Vasquez on My So-Called Life . He is also the Executive Producer of the critically acclaimed docuseries called Visible: Out on Television airing on Apple TV+ that investigates the importance of TV as an intimate medium that has shaped the American conscience, and how the LGBTQ movement has shaped television. He received the Vito Russo in 2022. Wilson was recently named Board Chair of GLSEN, the nation’s largest organization championing LGBTQ+ issues in K-12 education.

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