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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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Star Trek: Enterprise
Star Trek: Enterprise Captain Jonathan Archer / Commander / Commander Jonathan Archer
(2001-2005)
American Beauty
American Beauty Jim Olmeyer
(1999)
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Quantum Leap Dr. Sam Beckett / John Beckett
(1989-1993)
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(2013)

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 2014-2015 Looking (TV Series)
Lynn
- 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 Untitled Bounty Hunter Project (TV Movie)
Pete
 2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Kent Webster
- Vanity's Bonfire (2012) ... Kent Webster
 2012 Table for Three (TV Movie)
Robert Morton
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Jack Ross
 2007 American Body Shop (TV Series)
Maury
- Juicy Lou's (2007) ... Maury
 2007 Blue Smoke (TV Movie)
John Minger
 2001 Late Boomers (TV Movie)
Teddy Barnett
 2001 What Girls Learn (TV Movie)
Nick
 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 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
 1996 The Bachelor's Baby (TV Movie)
Jake Henry
 1995 The Invaders (TV Series)
Nolan Wood
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Nolan Wood
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Nolan Wood
 1994 Nowhere to Hide (TV Movie)
Kevin Nicholas
 1993 Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (TV Movie)
Jay Parkins
 1992 In the Shadow of a Killer (TV Movie)
Det. David Mitchell
 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)
Drew
 1986 My Sister Sam (TV Series)
Peter Strickland
- Teacher's Pet (1986) ... Peter Strickland
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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Appeared in a pilot for a series to be called "Late Bloomers". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I used to do tours, I'd be anxious and nervous on the plane returning to New York. I now realize the reaction was because I was coming back unemployed. Actors are constantly being put to the test. See more »

Trivia:

The white streak in his hair appeared when he was four years old. He had been helping a neighbor paint, and his mother thought he had gotten paint in his hair. See more »

Nickname:

Bak

Star Sign:

Libra

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