Melissa Navia

Melissa Navia is currently starring in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, out now on Paramount+, which follows Captain Pike, Science Officer Spock and Number One in the years before Captain Kirk boarded the U.S.S. Enterprise, as they explore new worlds around the galaxy. Melissa plays Lt. Erica Ortegas. the Enterprise’s helmsman. Melissa’s recent television credits include a recurring role on AMC’s Dietland and guest roles on Showtime’s Billions and Homeland. In March 2020, she made her Off-Broadway debut in the praised Bundle of Sticks at INTAR Theatre. (Photo by Francis Hills.)

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An Actor, a Helmsman, and My Brian: Boldly Going Where No Widow Has Gone Before

By Melissa Navia | August 11, 2022

An Actor, a Helmsman, and My Brian: Boldly Going Where No Widow Has Gone Before

Melissa Navia, who plays Lt. Erica Ortegas on Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, on returning for season two after a devastating, unthinkable loss.