For characters who debuted in Star Trek: The Next Generation, see Characters.Star Trek The Next Generation
- Played By: Donna Murphy
- Played By: F. Murray Abraham
Admiral Matthew Dougherty
- Played By: Anthony Zerbe
- All There in the Manual: His first name isn't used onscreen.
- Insane Admiral: Averted. He's actually among the more sane "corrupt admirals" in the entire franchise. It helps that he's not in it for his own self-interests and won't indulge in the benefits of the mission until they can be shared with everyone in The Federation.
- Redemption Equals Death: When Picard reveals the truth about the Sona and Baku, Dougherty decides to call off the mission, but Ruafo kills him.