Michael Dorn plays Dr. Carter Burke, a recurring guest in Castle's season 4. He plays the psychiatrist that tries to treat Kate Becket for her Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that haunts her as a result of her being shot. He also meets with Castle when the latter needs help interpreting his "flashback" dreams in season 7.
Dorn is best known for his role as the Klingon Lt. Commander Worf in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Star Trek: Deep Space 9. The Klingon proverb his Worf character is fond of: "It is a good day to die!" He has reprised the role in a number of additional Star Trek features.
- Born: December 9, 1952 in Luling, Texas
- Dorn worked opposite Penny Johnson Jerald in Star Trek: Deep Space 9.
- He also co-starred on Star Trek: The Next Generation with The Final Frontier guest star Armin Shimerman and with Jonathan Frakes, who directed The Final Frontier and Kill The Messenger.
- He is an accomplished pilot and has flown with the Blue Angels and the U.S. Air Force's Precision Flight Team.