(written from a Production point of view)
Sara Mitich (born 26 November) is an actress who plays the role of Lieutenant Commander Airiam on Star Trek: Discovery. A Canadian, Mitich studied as a child at the National Ballet School of Canada. Mitich is a graduate of the joint actor training program between University of Toronto and Sheridan College.
In addition to Star Trek: Discovery, Mitich has appeared on several other shows shot at Toronto's Pinewood Studios, including a guest appearance on Heroes Reborn, a recurring role as Lillian Moss on Murdoch Mysteries, and a recurring role as Gia on SyFy's The Expanse (alongside Trek alumn Shohreh Aghdashloo).
The child of Serbian immigrants to Canada, Sara is an avid western horseback rider.