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Sean Cochran (born 2 August 1986; age 33) is the television writer who wrote the Star Trek: Discovery first season episode "Despite Yourself". In addition, he also served as a staff writer on that season along Kirsten Beyer and Kemp Powers. He later provided the story of the Star Trek: Short Treks episode "Calypso" together with Michael Chabon.
Cochran has performed various production-related roles on several TV series, including production secretary, production assistant, and as assistant to executive producers. The series he worked on include Lipstick Jungle, Mercy, Off the Map, GCB, and Revenge. He also worked on the TV movie Off Duty in 2009.