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Scott Bakula

Scott Stewart Bakula was born on October 9, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Sally (Zumwinkel) and J. Stewart Bakula, a lawyer. He is of German, as well as Czech, Austrian, Scottish, and English ancestry. He comes from a musical family. In the fourth grade, he started a rock band and wrote songs for them, he later sang with the St. Louis Symphony. He studied Law at the University of Kansas until his sophomore year when he left to pursue acting. In 1976, he was first hired professionally in the role of Sam in "Shenandoah" and went to New York. After several small roles on television, he starred opposite Dean Stockwell in the science fiction series Quantum Leap (1989). Bakula played Dr. Sam Beckett, a physicist who was trapped by a malfunction of his time machine to correct things gone wrong in the past. He won a Golden Globe in 1992 for Best Performance by an Actor in a TV series - Drama for Quantum Leap (1989) and was nominated for a Tony Award in 1988. He also starred in the prequel series Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) as Jonathan Archer, the captain of Earth's first long-range starship. Today, he lives in Los Angeles, California and has a farm in upstate New York.


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Born:
Oct 9, 1954 In St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
24
First Appeared:
In the series Matlock 1986-03-03
Latest Project:
Series NCIS: New Orleans 2014-09-23

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 16 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Star Trek: Enterprise
Poster of Quantum Leap
Filmography
Looking Lynn 8 episodes, 2014-2015 2014-01-19
The Real History of Science Fiction Unknown 2014-04-19
NCIS: New Orleans Dwayne Pride 139 episodes, 2014-2020 2014-09-23
The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 2013-09-09
Piers Morgan Live Unknown 2011-01-17
Men of a Certain Age Terry Elliott 22 episodes, 2009-2011 2009
Pioneers of Television Unknown 2008-01-02
Chuck Unknown 2007-09-24
The New Adventures of Old Christine Unknown 2006-03-13
Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
The Soup Unknown 2004-07-30
Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Star Trek: Enterprise Capt. Jonathan Archer / ... 98 episodes, 2001-2005 2001-09-26
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Mr. Smith 13 episodes, 1996-1997 1996-09-02
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Dream On Unknown 1990-07-08
Quantum Leap Dr. Sam Beckett / ... 97 episodes, 1989-1993 1989-03-26
Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03