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Originally, CBS announced in December 2016 that Latif was to portray the Klingon Kol, a protégé of T'Kuvma. In the final version of the series, Latif went on to portray Ash Tyler, while T'Kuvma's protégé was renamed "Voq" (portrayed by Javid Iqbal) and the name Kol was given to a leader of a rival Klingon Great House (portrayed by Kenneth Mitchell). 
He appeared, among others, in episodes of Spooks, Black Mirror, Ordinary Lies, Toast of London, and Penny Dreadful. He also appeared in films such as The Man Who Knew Infinity and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Among his upcoming projects are The Commuter and the TV series Still Star-Crossed.
|Star Trek: Discovery regular cast|
|Jason Isaacs • Doug Jones • Shazad Latif • Sonequa Martin-Green • Anthony Rapp • Mary Wiseman|