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Jess Bush (born 26 March 1992; age 32) is an Australian actor, model, and visual artist who plays Christine Chapel in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Their performance in the series' first season earned them a 2022 Saturn Award nomination in the category "Best Supporting Actress in a streaming series".


Bush rose to fame at age 19 as a contestant in the talent show Australia's Next Top Model, which was followed by a successful career in modeling.

In 2017, Bush appeared in two episodes of the long-running Australian soap opera Home and Away, followed by a small part in an episode of the drama series The Secret Daughter. In 2019, they appeared in a recurring role in four episodes of the soccer drama series Playing for Keeps and in 2020, an episode of crime drama series Halifax: Retribution.

Bush's part in Strange New Worlds is their first role outside Australia.

Star Trek appearances[]

Appearances as Christine Chapel[]

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