Emily Coutts

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Emily Coutts
Emily Coutts at a CFC event in L.A. 2018 (39149205910).jpg
Occupation actor, writer, producer
Known for playing an officer on the TV series Star Trek Discovery

Emily Coutts is a Canadian actor.[1] She graduated from Toronto, Ontario's York University's drama program, and is best known for playing an officer on Star Trek Discovery, which is filmed in Toronto.[2][3][4]

Coutts has written and produced several small, independent films.[1]

In the second season of Star Trek Discover Coutts character gets a cybernetic brain implant.[3]

In 2018 Coutts appeared in a web-series she co-wrote and co-produced, entitled Beattie & Me.[5] In it her real-life friend, co-writer and co-producer, Melanie Leishman, play sisters who sell cosmetics in the mid-1990s, just when the internet was becoming popular.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Alex Kecskes. Emily Coutts talks “Star Trek Discovery”, AECD magazine, 2018-03-23. Retrieved on 2020-01-18. “I’m a Toronto-based actor and the show shoots in Toronto, so I went through Canadian casting. It was like other auditions, where you hope your tape will be seen and the right people come across it. It was quite a few months after I auditioned that I heard I got the role. It’s because the show’s start date was delayed.”
  2. Denise Petski. The Rosenzweig Group Signs Desmond Chiam, L. Scott Caldwell, Troy Gentile & Emily Coutts, Deadline magazine, 2018-11-16. Retrieved on 2020-01-18. “Desmond Chiam (The Shannara Chronicles), L. Scott “Scotty” Caldwell (Lost), Troy Gentile (The Goldbergs) and Emily Coutts (Star Trek: Discovery) have signed with The Rosenzweig Group for management.”
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jamie Lovett. 'Star Trek: Discovery': Emily Coutts on Season 2, Detmer's Eyepiece, Comicbook magazine, 2018-10-02. Retrieved on 2020-01-18. “Detmer is part of Discovery’s bridge crew, which fans took a strong liking to despite having not been the focus of the series so far.”
  4. Anthony Pascale. STLV18: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Supporting Bridge Cast Promise More Character Revelations In Season 2, Trek Movie magazine, 2020-01-17. Retrieved on 2020-01-18. “Emily Coutts talked about how director Jonathan Frakes saw parallels with the notoriously boisterous set of Star Trek: The Next Generation:

    When Jonathan Frakes was directing he was like “Ah, this reminds me of the good old days, back on the bridge shenanigans.” And that is kind of like what it is. You get so deliriously tired that eventually you start singing. Saru gets his long legs up there on the captain’s chair and it is a good old time.

  5. Greg David. Vampires, a communist's daughter and cosmetics-selling sisters seek 2018 IPF funding, TV-eh, 2018-03-15. Retrieved on 2020-01-18. “The Idea: Two sisters, Beattie (Leishman) and Mae (Coutts), find themselves recruited by a competitive direct-sales cosmetics company in the fashion-and-feminism influenced world of 1997.”

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