Coto, co-executive producer of Star Trek:
Enterprise, joined the writing staff of the show
in its third season (2003), and by the fourth season
rose to the status of showrunner alongside Rick
Berman and Brannon Braga. He has written some of the
most well-received episodes of the series, such
"Similitude," "Chosen Realm" and "Azati Prime."
graduating from the American Film Institute, Coto
wrote and directed an episode of Tales from the
Crypt. He went on to direct the feature film
"Dr. Giggles" and the children's film "Star Kid." He
was also a writer and producer on the recent
incarnation of Outer Limits, and created
the series Odyssey 5 for Showtime.
Coto has been
involved with Star Trek literally all his
life. When he was a kid growing up in Orlando,
Florida, he was glued to the TV when the Original
Series ran in after-school syndication, and even
wrote his own Trek comic book.
conventions in his hometown, and has loyally watched
every incarnation of the franchise since. He brings
"a passionate love of all things Star Trek"
to his job as Enterprise showrunner, he
said in a 2004 interview.