Mary Wiseman (actress)

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Mary Wiseman
Mary Wiseman SDCC 2017.jpg
Born (1985-07-30) July 30, 1985 (age 33)
Residence New York
Education Boston University (BFA)
Juilliard School (GrDip)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012–present

Mary Wiseman (born July 30, 1985) is an American actress who plays Cadet Sylvia Tilly in Star Trek: Discovery.[1]

Early life[edit]

Wiseman grew up in Gaithersburg, Maryland, attended the DC Shakespeare Theatre’s high school outreach program, earned her BFA in Theatre Arts at Boston University,[2] and studied at Juilliard School's Drama Division where one of her classmates was future Star Trek: Discovery collaborator Mary Chieffo.[3][4][2]


Wiseman's stage roles have included Nitzan Halperin's Sow and Weep (2008, Boston University College of Fine Arts in New York),[5] Ariel Carson's I Wanted it to Have a How & I Wanted it to Have a Verb (2011, Dixon Place)[6] and Betsy/Lindsay in Clybourne Park (2013, Chautauqua Theater Company).[7]

Wiseman has performed in productions and workshops of new plays in Playwrights’ theatres like PS 122, The Public, Soho Rep, and New York Theatre Workshop.[2]

Wiseman appeared in the TV series Longmire as Meg Joyce, a nurse and love interest for the character Archie "The Ferg" Ferguson.[8]


Film, television and video games
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Craft & Burn Senior Server "Part IV", "Part IX"
2014 Three Dates Stacey Short
2016 Netflix Presents: The Characters Shannon "John Early"
2016 Difficult People "High Alert"
2016–17 Longmire Meg Joyce Recurring role (seasons 5–6)
2017–18 Baskets Trinity "Freaks", "Yard Sale", "Crash"
2017–present Star Trek: Discovery Sylvia Tilly Main role; 13 episodes
2018 Health to the King Nurse Short, filming
2018 Star Trek: Short Treks Sylvia Tilly Episode: "Runaway"
2018 Star Trek: Online Sylvia Tilly Voice[9]


  1. ^ Desk, TV News. "STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Beams Up Two New Starfleet Crew Members".
  2. ^ a b c "Who's Who - 18 Actors". 10 January 2016. Archived from the original on 10 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Juilliard Drama Sets 2014-15 Season: 'VERA STARK,' RABBIT HOLE, ANGELS IN AMERICA & More". Broadway World. New York City. 24 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Juilliard Students Form G44 Productions, Release First Short Film". Broadway World. New York City. 5 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Photo Flash: Boston University's InCite Festival in NYC". Broadway World. New York City. 21 February 2008.
  6. ^ "Dixon Place Releases Upcoming Spring Performance Calendar". Broadway World. New York City. 11 January 2011.
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  8. ^ "Here's what the cast of 'Star Trek: Discovery' looks like in real life". INSIDER. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  9. ^ Staff, (July 26, 2018). "Star Trek Online Launching 'Age Of Discovery' Tie-in To 'Star Trek: Discovery' This Fall". Retrieved July 26, 2018.

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