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Michael "Monkey" Boisvert (born 2 December 1973; age 45) is a Canadian actor and choreographer who played Captain T'Shen Kovil in the Star Trek: Discovery first season episode "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum".
Boisvert studied business in college, but left to become a model. He later turned to acting, moving to New York City and then California to pursue work opportunities. He is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
Boisvert has appeared in film and television and is most notable for his lead roles in Celeste in the City, Deadly Skies, and the television series Young Blades.