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.