Was Sonequa Martin-Green a Star Trek fan be­fore get­ting her role on the new se­ries?

Chattanooga Times Free Press - Parade - - PERSONALITY - —Kel­lie M., Boise, Idaho

A: The for­mer star of The Walk­ing Dead, who plays Lt. Cmdr. Michael Burn­ham on Star Trek: Dis­cov­ery, wasn’t a Trekkie. “But I was very much aware of it,” she says. The new se­ries, pre­mier­ing Sept. 24 on CBS All Ac­cess and CBS, is set a decade be­fore Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise. Mart­inGreen, 32, plays a char­ac­ter raised by Vul­cans who was the first hu­man to at­tend the Vul­can Science Academy.

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