|Mary Wiseman Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||July 30, 1985|
Mary Wiseman is an American actor and voice actor who is best known for having been cast as Cadet (later Ensign, then Lieutenant) Sylvia Tilly in the science fiction drama series Star Trek: Discovery. She has been a part of several other shows like Netflix Presents: The Characters, Difficult People, Carpool Karaoke: The Series, After Trek, Longmire, Craft & Burn, Baskets, Star Trek: Short Treks, The Ready Room, and Room 104. Moreover, Mary Wiseman has also appeared in movies like Marriage Story, Three Dates, and Health to the King.
New York City, New York, United States
Mary Wiseman joined the DC Shakespeare Theatre‘s high school outreach program. She also attended Quince Orchard High School (QOHS) (also known as Q.O. High School), from where she graduated in 2003.
Afterward, Wiseman enrolled at Boston University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Theatre Arts. Between 2011 and 2015, she studied at Juilliard School‘s Drama Division.
Actor, Voice Actor
- Father – Kevin Wiseman
- Mother – Dorothy Wiseman
- Siblings – Mary has 3 older brothers.
- Others – John Robert Wiseman (Paternal Grandfather), Helen Joan Hurley (Paternal Grandmother), Melvin S. Griffith, Jr. (Maternal Grandfather), Dorothy Mary Walker (Maternal Grandmother)
Mary Wiseman has been signed with Lighthouse Management and Media, Inc., Talent Management Company, West Hollywood, California, United States.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Spouse
Mary Wiseman has dated –
- Noah Averbach-Katz (2013-Present) – In the year 2013, she started going out with actor Noah Averbach-Katz. They have been classmates at Juilliard School. On February 16, 2019, Mary and Noah got married.
Note – She once stated that she has loved people of all genders before Noah.
Race / Ethnicity
Mary Wiseman is of Irish, English, and Welsh descent.
She has said, “Before Noah, I dated and loved people of all genders. I never liked it when straight-presenting women dominated conversations about bisexuality/pansexuality when I was with women, so I try not to do it now, but I also don’t want it to feel like I’m hiding anything because I’m queer and proud!”
Mary Wiseman Facts
- Mary uses she/her pronouns.
- She spent her childhood years growing up in Milford, Pennsylvania and Gaithersburg, Maryland.
- She is the youngest of 4 siblings.
- From 2016 to 2017, Mary Wiseman was cast in the recurring role of Meg (a nurse at the local hospital who begins dating Ferg) in the modern Western crime drama television series Longmire.
- In 2017, she started playing the role of Sylvia Tilly in the sci-fi adventure drama series Star Trek: Discovery. Her co-stars for the project included Sonequa Martin-Green, Anthony Rapp, Jason Isaacs, Wilson Cruz, Anson Mount, Tig Notaro, and others.
- Mary Wiseman’s Star Trek: Discovery cast member Mary Chieffo was also her classmate at Juilliard School’s Drama Division.
- Between 2017 and 2019, Wiseman brought to life the character of Trinity (a former clown who dates Jode and is friends with Chip) in the comedy-drama television series Baskets.
- She made her first theatrical film appearance as Theatre Actor in the 2019 drama film Marriage Story, starring Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Alan Alda, Ray Liotta, Julie Hagerty, and Merritt Wever.
- Mary Wiseman has done voiceover work for the video game Star Trek Online.
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