Bareil Anton

A leading political and religious leader in the Bajoran Vedek Assembly. Chief rival to Winn Adami. Love interest to Kira Nerys.

Benjamin Sisko

Widowed father, Starfleet officer, religious icon… Benjamin Sisko juggles the extreme challenges of his personal life and professional duties commanding one of the most important and most dangerous posts in The Federation.

Damar

Dukat’s right-hand man, Damar is committed to pursuing the best interest of the Cardassian Union.

Dukat

Former Prefect of Bajor during the Cardassian Occupation, Dukat is the station’s primary nemesis, and occasional ally.

Elim Garak

The only Cardassian living on Deep Space Nine following the Occupation, Garak, the tailor, is an untrusted outsider whom many believe to be a spy from the Obsidion Order.

Ezri Dax

After the (spoiler alert!) death of Jadzia, Ezri becomes the new host of the Dax symbiont and joins the crew as the station’s counselor. Unprepared to be a joined Trill, Ezri struggles to adjust and establish her identity.

Ishka

Mother to Quark and Rom, Ishka is an unconventional female determined to evolve Ferengi culture.

Jadzia Dax

Current host of the Dax symbiont (as of series start), Jadzia has memories spanning several lifetimes. Dax’s previous host, Curzon, was a friend and mentor to Benjamin Sisko, establishing a continued bond for Jadzia. Jadzia serves as the station’s Chief Science Officer.

Jake Sisko

Benjamin Sisko’s only child (at series start), Jake goes from a typical happy, go-lucky teenager to an important journalist in the Federation News Service while hanging tight with best friend Nog.

Juian Bashir

Having graduated second in his class, the smug and arrogant Julian Bashir had his choice of nearly any post in The Federation. Seeking adventure, Bashir established himself aboard Deep Space Nine as Chief Medical Officer.

Keiko O’Brien

Wife to Miles O’Brien, Keiko holds several roles throughout the series, including teacher and botanist.

Kira Nerys

The Bajoran liaison officer assigned to Deep Space Nine and first officer aboard the station, former resistance leader Kira Nerys struggles between loyalty to her people and loyalty to her commanding officer… Benjamin Sisko.

Leeta

A Dabo girl at Quark’s and eventual wife to Rom.

Martok

As a general for the Klingon Empire, Martok leads the Empire’s war efforts amidst tensions between, at first, the Federation and, later, the Dominion.

Miles O’Brien

Knowledgeable and dedicated, Miles O’Brien serves as Chief of Operations aboard Deep Space Nine, where he has also established himself as a family man to his wife, daughter, and (later) son.

Nog

Son to Rom, nephew to Quark, and best friend to Jake Sisko, Nog serves as a waiter at Quark’s while aspiring to be the first Ferengi to serve in Starfleet.

Odo

A constable in the Bajoran militia, the no-nonsense Odo serves as Chief of Security aboard Deep Space Nine. Unsure of his roots, the shapeshifting Odo desperately seeks out clues about his people, who ultimately prove to be one of the Federation’s greatest threats.

Quark

An inhabitant aboard Deep Space Nine, the endlessly scheming Quark owns and manages bar and casino on the station’s Promenade.

Rom

As Quark’s brother, Rom helps manage the bar and casino aboard Deep Space Nine. Later, he establishes himself as a maintenance crewmember. He is also father to Nog.

Weyoun

A devoted and loyal servant to The Founders, Weyoun acts as both diplomat and leader for The Dominion, particularly during the war with The Federation.

William Ross

Assigned to oversee military operations during the Dominium conflict.

Winn Adami

The ambitious Winn Adami is a Bajoran spiritual leader who will stop at nothing to maintain her influence and authority over her people. Imprisoned for five years by the Cardassians, Winn has an isolationist position with other species and is skeptical of the Federation’s motives. Winn resents Sisko and is threatened by his position as Emissary.

Worf

The only Klingon officer in all of Starfleet, Worf transfers to Deep Space Nine as its Chief Strategic Operations Officer at the onset of new hostilities between the Federation and Klingons.

Zek

The greedy leader of the Ferengi Alliance, Zek will do anything for profit.