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Jeri Lynn Zimmermann – this is her birth name – was born on February 22, 1968 in Munich, in the then West Germany, where her father, an American military, was serving.

In 1997 Jeri Ryan joned the cast of the TV show “Star Trek: Voyager” playing 7of9, a Borg drone who gests disconnected from the collective and must rediscover her individuality. She’s remembered in particular for her very close-fitting costume but in various episodes she also showed her acting skills for which she won the Golden Satellite Award in 1999 and the Saturn Award in 2001 also receiving nominations in other years. 7of9 is her most famous character, to which she also gave her voice in a couple of videogames based on that show.

Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and Captain Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) in Will You Take My Hand? (Image courtesy CBS / Netflix)

“Will You Take My Hand?” is the 15th episode – also the 1st season finale – of the TV show “Star Trek: Discovery” and follows “The War Without, The War Within”.

Note. This article contains spoilers about “Will You Take My Hand?”.

Captain Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) leads the operations in the mission on the planet Qo’noS despite some problems with the crew, not used to her attitude, typical in the mirror universe. During the reconnaissance that’s supposed to aim to gather information, Cadet Sylvia Tilly (Mary Wiseman) discovers the real plan and Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) finds herself once again in the position of having to make crucial choices.

Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) in The War Without, The War Within (Image courtesy CBS / Netflix)

“The War Without, The War Within” is the 14th episode of the TV show “Star Trek: Discovery” and follows “What’s Past Is Prologue”.

Note. This article contains spoilers about “The War Without, The War Within”.

After the contact with the Federation, the USS Discovery is reached by Admiral Katrina Cornwell (Jayne Brook) and Sarek (James Frain). The situation of the war is even worse than that evident for the crew at first sight and requires extreme measures, even desperate, to change it.

Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the Emperor (Michelle Yeoh) in What's Past Is Prologue (Image courtesy CBS / Netflix)

“What’s Past Is Prologue” is the 13th episode of the TV show “Star Trek: Discovery” and follows “Vaulting Ambition”.

Note. This article contains spoilers about “What’s Past Is Prologue”.

Captain Gabriel Lorca (Jason Isaacs) frees his followers and begins his coup against the Emperor (Michelle Yeoh). Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) ended up in the middle of deadly fight and must try to save not only herself but also the USS Discovery crew.

Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) in Vaulting Ambition (Image courtesy CBS / Netflix)

“Vaulting Ambition” is the 12th episode of the TV show “Star Trek: Discovery” and follows “The Wolf Inside”.

Note. This article contains spoilers about “Vaulting Ambition”.

Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) takes Captain Gabriel Lorca (Jason Isaacs) to the Emperor (Michelle Yeoh) as a gift while Paul Stamets (Anthony Rapp) meets his doppelganger and Ash Tyler / Voq (Shazad Latif) seems close to collapse.