Universe GuideSearchTwitterComments

Ensign Wesley Crusher - Star Trek - The Next Generation

Wesley Crusher from Star Trek - The Next Generation played by Will Wheaton.

Wesley Crusher is a fictional male Human in the Star Trek - The Next Generation television series who was played on screen by Will Wheaton. Wesley Crusher holds the rank of Ensign within the USS Enterprise NCC-1701D.

Wesley Crusher is the teenage son of Doctor Bev Crusher who stays to continue his learning when his mother leaves for another assignment briefly. Although he's not one of the main characters, he plays central role in a number of episodes.

At the start, Picard is not happy with having Wesley Crusher onboard the Enterprise but over time, he gets to and enjoys the company of Wesley. After his involvement in getting the Enterprise back from another galaxy in "Where no one has gone before", Picard enlists Wesley as an acting Ensign and allows him to sit on the bridge.

Wil Wheaton is also know for playing the role of Alexander Rook in the Dark Matter television series.


Captain Jean-Luc Picard sends Wesley as part of a group to evaluate the life on Rubicon III as Picard needed a youngster's view of the planet in the episode. Due to an unfortunate accident, he breaks a greenhouse and is sentenced to death. Captain Picard has to weigh up his responsibilities to the crew and the Prime Directive to not to interfere in other cultures. Wesley is saved by Picard and is able to return to the USS Enterprise NCC 1701D.

Wesley Crusher Facts

Alien RaceHuman
AllegianceThe USS Enterprise NCC-1701D
ActorWill Wheaton
Last UpdatedSaturday, May 25, 2019

Copyright: Paramount

Comments and Questions

There's no register feature and no need to give an email address if you don't need to. All messages will be reviewed before being displayed. Comments may be merged or altered slightly such as if an email address is given in the main body of the comment.

This website is using cookies. More info. That's Fine