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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. ... See full bio »

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 2016 Basmati Blues (completed)
 2015 Me Him Her
Mr. Ehrlick
 2014-2015 Looking (TV Series)
- Looking for Results (2015) ... Lynn
- Looking Glass (2014) ... Lynn
 2014 Caper (TV Series)
Pete Blue
- Historectomy (2014) ... Pete Blue
- The Kilt Brahs (2014) ... Pete Blue
 2013 Behind the Candelabra (TV Movie)
Bob Black
 2013 Geography Club
Carl Land
 2013 Untitled Bounty Hunter Project (TV Movie)
 2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Kent Webster
- Vanity's Bonfire (2012) ... Kent Webster
 2012 Table for Three (TV Movie)
Robert Morton
 2011 Source Code
Colter's Father (voice)
 2009 Guys and Dolls at the Hollywood Bowl (Video)
Nathan Detroit
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Jack Ross
 2007 American Body Shop (TV Series)
- Juicy Lou's (2007) ... Maury
 2007 Blue Smoke (TV Movie)
John Minger
 2006 Star Trek: Legacy (Video Game)
Captain Jonathan Archer (voice)
 2003 The Ticket (Short)
 2001 Late Boomers (TV Movie)
Teddy Barnett
 2001 What Girls Learn (TV Movie)
 2001 Life as a House
Officer Kurt Walker
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
Paul Morgan
 2000 Papa's Angels (TV Movie)
Grins Jenkins
 2000 The Trial of Old Drum (TV Movie)
George Graham Vest
 2000 Above Suspicion
James Stockton
 2000 Luminarias
 2000 In the Name of the People (TV Movie)
John Burke
 2000 Father Can't Cope (TV Movie)
Wes Harrison
 1999 Mean Streak (TV Movie)
Det. Lou Mattoni
 1999 NetForce (TV Movie)
Alex Michaels
 1998 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)
Elbegast the Robber Knight
- Integrity (1998) ... Elbegast the Robber Knight (voice)
 1997 Cats Don't Dance
Danny (voice)
 1996 The Bachelor's Baby (TV Movie)
Jake Henry
 1995 The Invaders (TV Movie)
Nolan Wood
 1995 My Family
David Ronconi
 1994 A Passion to Kill
 1994 Nowhere to Hide (TV Movie)
Kevin Nicholas
 1993 For Goodness Sake (Short)
 1993 Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (TV Movie)
Jay Parkins
 1992 In the Shadow of a Killer (TV Movie)
Det. David Mitchell
 1991 Necessary Roughness
Paul Blake
 1990 Sibling Rivalry
Harry Turner
 1987 Matlock (TV Series)
Jed Palmer
- The Power Brokers: Part 2 (1987) ... Jed Palmer
- The Power Brokers: Part 1 (1987) ... Jed Palmer
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Sanderson
- Infiltrator (1987) ... Dr. Sanderson
 1987 The Last Fling (TV Movie)
 1986 My Sister Sam (TV Series)
Peter Strickland
- Teacher's Pet (1986) ... Peter Strickland
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Stage: Appeared in "Romance Romance" on Broadway. See more »

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9 Interviews | 4 Articles | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

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I like fantasy. I've always been the kind of kid who likes to dream about other things I could be and exotic situations I could be in. I don't know what makes you that kind of person. Some people probably don't have time for fantasy. I probably have too much time for it. See more »


Best remembered by the public for his starring role as Doctor Sam Beckett on Quantum Leap (1989) and as Captain Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise (2001). See more »



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