Doug Jones portrays Captain Saru in Star Trek: Discovery. An actor, contortionist and mime artist. He is best known for portraying non-human creatures, usually via heavy make-up and visual effects. He most notably collaborated with acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, appearing in the films Mimic, Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Crimson Peak, and The Shape of Water.
Jones’ other roles include Hocus Pocus, Tank Girl, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Absentia, Ouija: Origin of Evil, and The Bye Bye Man. He has appeared in the science fiction series Falling Skies and del Toro’s horror series The Strain.