20: Sumalee Montano

In Episode 20 of All The Asians on Star Trek, we welcome actress Sumalee Montano. She appeared in three episodes of Star Trek: Picard as "Marisol Asha," the mother (maybe?) of Dahj and Soji. Outside of Star Trek, Sumalee's resume has over 180 acting credits, including ER, Veep, Nashville and Scandal, as well as a ton of voiceover roles in animation and video games. Most recently, she can be seen starring in her first series regular role on the thriller/adventure series The Lost Symbol. And this was all after she gave up a successful career in finance... to eventually become one of the Asians on Star Trek.

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Sumalee Montano on IMDb:

Sumalee Montano on Memory Alpha:

Sumalee on social media:
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Sumalee's official website:

Here's a photo of Isa Briones, Ella McKenzie and Sumalee from the "family photo" session she talks about in this episode:

Here's Sumalee's official Picard autograph card with her character's name, hereby refuting IMDb, which erroneously lists her character and credit as "Mother":

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