Anthony Rapp is an American actor. He started his Hollywood career in the 1980s. During this period, he had roles in the films Adventures in Babysitting and Grave Secrets. His career became more prolific in the 1990s with performances in School Ties, Dazed and Confused, and Twister. In the 2000s, he had supporting roles in the movies A Beautiful Mind, Open House, Rent, Blackbird, and The Other Woman. He’s also ventured into television where he had notable roles in Kidnapped and The Knick. As of 2017, he plays the role of Lieutenant Paul Stamets in Star Trek: Discovery.