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| Place of birth = Brooklyn, New York, USA
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'''Wilson Cruz''' {{born|27|December|1973}} is the American actor who portrays [[Doctor]] [[Hugh Culber]], rank of lieutenant commander, in {{s|7}}. [http://twitter.com/wcruz73/status/913178080880889861] His character is a [[medical officer]] of the USS ''Discovery'' and the love interest of Lieutenant Stamets, the character played by [[Anthony Rapp]]. [http://trekcore.com/blog/2017/08/stlv-interview-sam-vartholomeos-and-wilson-cruz-join-starfleet-for-star-trek-discovery/] He shared a dance with a pre-teen [[Mary Chieffo]] at a wedding, since he is a good friend of Chieffo's mother Beth. ([[Episode 9 (After Trek)]])
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'''Wilson Cruz''' {{born|27|December|1973}} is the American actor who portrays [[Doctor]] [[Hugh Culber]], rank of lieutenant commander, in {{s|DIS}}. [http://twitter.com/wcruz73/status/913178080880889861] His character is a [[medical officer]] of the {{USS|Discovery}} and the love interest of Lieutenant Commander [[Paul Stamets]], the character played by [[Anthony Rapp]]. [http://trekcore.com/blog/2017/08/stlv-interview-sam-vartholomeos-and-wilson-cruz-join-starfleet-for-star-trek-discovery/] He shared a dance with a pre-teen [[Mary Chieffo]] at a wedding, since he is a good friend of Chieffo's mother Beth. ([[Episode 9 (After Trek)]])
   
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Cruz was the featured studio guest in the [[Episode 4 (The Ready Room)|fourth episode]] of {{s|TRR}}, discussing his character's resurrection from the grave in [[DIS Season 2|season two]] of the series.
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== Career ==
 
Born in New York City with Puerto Rican heritage, he started his acting career by starring in the TV series ''My So-Called Life'' in 1994-1995. Cruz made his film debut in the 1995 biopic ''Nixon'', surrounded by fellow alumni [[Robert Beltran]], [[Bill Bolender]], [[Richard Fancy]], [[Annette Helde]], [[Michelle Krusiec]], [[Saul Rubinek]], and [[Paul Sorvino]]. Cruz followed with the 1996 telefilm ''On Seventh Avenue'', with [[Stephen Collins]], [[Ronald Guttman]], [[Josh Pais]], and [[Anthony Zerbe]]. That year Cruz costarred in the sex comedy ''Johns'', with [[Tony Epper]]. In 2005, Cruz appeared in ''Bam Bam & Celeste'' with [[John Cho]]. 2006 had Cruz in the comedy ''Coffee Date'', costarring [[Leigh Taylor-Young]]. None of Cruz's later films made as much of a dent in the box office like his debut, but then Cruz was cast in the hit 2009 film ''He's Just Not That Into You'', joined by [[Googy Gress]] and [[Cristine Rose]].
 
Born in New York City with Puerto Rican heritage, he started his acting career by starring in the TV series ''My So-Called Life'' in 1994-1995. Cruz made his film debut in the 1995 biopic ''Nixon'', surrounded by fellow alumni [[Robert Beltran]], [[Bill Bolender]], [[Richard Fancy]], [[Annette Helde]], [[Michelle Krusiec]], [[Saul Rubinek]], and [[Paul Sorvino]]. Cruz followed with the 1996 telefilm ''On Seventh Avenue'', with [[Stephen Collins]], [[Ronald Guttman]], [[Josh Pais]], and [[Anthony Zerbe]]. That year Cruz costarred in the sex comedy ''Johns'', with [[Tony Epper]]. In 2005, Cruz appeared in ''Bam Bam & Celeste'' with [[John Cho]]. 2006 had Cruz in the comedy ''Coffee Date'', costarring [[Leigh Taylor-Young]]. None of Cruz's later films made as much of a dent in the box office like his debut, but then Cruz was cast in the hit 2009 film ''He's Just Not That Into You'', joined by [[Googy Gress]] and [[Cristine Rose]].
   
 
More recently, he appeared in episodes of ''Shameless'' (2016), ''13 Reasons Why'', and ''Doubt'' (both 2017). That year, he also produced and appeared in a short movie called ''Billy's Blowjobs''.
 
More recently, he appeared in episodes of ''Shameless'' (2016), ''13 Reasons Why'', and ''Doubt'' (both 2017). That year, he also produced and appeared in a short movie called ''Billy's Blowjobs''.
   
==External links==
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==''Star Trek'' appearances==
*{{Wikipedia}}
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Cruz appeared as Culber in
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*{{DIS}}
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**{{e|The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry}} <small>(First appearance)</small>
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**{{e|Choose Your Pain}}
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**{{e|Lethe}}
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**{{e|Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad}}
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**{{e|Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum}}
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**{{e|Into the Forest I Go}}
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**{{e|Despite Yourself}}
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**{{e|The Wolf Inside}}
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**{{e|Vaulting Ambition}}
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**{{e|What's Past Is Prologue}} <small>(archive footage)</small>
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**{{e|Brother}}
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**{{e|Saints of Imperfection}}
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**{{e|The Sound of Thunder}}
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**{{e|If Memory Serves}}
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**{{e|The Red Angel}}
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**{{e|Perpetual Infinity}}
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**{{e|Through the Valley of Shadows}}
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**{{e|Such Sweet Sorrow}}
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**{{e|Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2}}
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picture in waiting|hallucination Hugh Culber<br>{{e|Vaulting Ambition}})
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picture in waiting|holographic recording Hugh Culber<br>({{e|Brother}})
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===Additional appearances===
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*{{AT}}
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**[[Episode 6 (After Trek)|Episode 6]] <small>(First appearance)</small>
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**[[Episode 9 (After Trek)|Episode 9]]
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*{{TRR}}
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**[[Episode 4 (The Ready Room)|Episode 4]]
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{{DIS regular cast}}
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== External links ==
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* {{Wikipedia}}
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* {{imdb|name/nm0190497||external}}
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* {{startrek.com|cruz|Wilson Cruz}}
   
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Revision as of 15:55, September 25, 2019

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Wilson Cruz (born 27 December 1973; age 45) is the American actor who portrays Doctor Hugh Culber, rank of lieutenant commander, in Star Trek: Discovery. [1] His character is a medical officer of the USS Discovery and the love interest of Lieutenant Commander Paul Stamets, the character played by Anthony Rapp. [2] He shared a dance with a pre-teen Mary Chieffo at a wedding, since he is a good friend of Chieffo's mother Beth. (Episode 9 (After Trek))

Cruz was the featured studio guest in the fourth episode of The Ready Room, discussing his character's resurrection from the grave in season two of the series.

Career

Born in New York City with Puerto Rican heritage, he started his acting career by starring in the TV series My So-Called Life in 1994-1995. Cruz made his film debut in the 1995 biopic Nixon, surrounded by fellow alumni Robert Beltran, Bill Bolender, Richard Fancy, Annette Helde, Michelle Krusiec, Saul Rubinek, and Paul Sorvino. Cruz followed with the 1996 telefilm On Seventh Avenue, with Stephen Collins, Ronald Guttman, Josh Pais, and Anthony Zerbe. That year Cruz costarred in the sex comedy Johns, with Tony Epper. In 2005, Cruz appeared in Bam Bam & Celeste with John Cho. 2006 had Cruz in the comedy Coffee Date, costarring Leigh Taylor-Young. None of Cruz's later films made as much of a dent in the box office like his debut, but then Cruz was cast in the hit 2009 film He's Just Not That Into You, joined by Googy Gress and Cristine Rose.

More recently, he appeared in episodes of Shameless (2016), 13 Reasons Why, and Doubt (both 2017). That year, he also produced and appeared in a short movie called Billy's Blowjobs.

Star Trek appearances

Cruz appeared as Culber in

Additional appearances

External links

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