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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. ... See full bio »

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

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2016 Basmati Blues (completed)
Ben
 2015 Me Him Her
Mr. Ehrlick
 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 Geography Club
Carl Land
 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
 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)
Maury
- 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)
Dunniger
 2001 Late Boomers (TV Movie)
Teddy Barnett
 2001 What Girls Learn (TV Movie)
Nick
 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
Joseph
 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
 1997 Cats Don't Dance
Danny (voice)
 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
 1995 My Family
David Ronconi
 1994 A Passion to Kill
David
 1994 Nowhere to Hide (TV Movie)
Kevin Nicholas
 1993 For Goodness Sake (Short)
Henry
 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)
Drew
 1986 My Sister Sam (TV Series)
Peter Strickland
- Teacher's Pet (1986) ... Peter Strickland
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Stage: Appeared in "The Quality of Life" at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2014, on Designing Women (1986)] It was right around when I did that show that I got my first indication of what life was in Hollywood. I was doing a play out here, a musical called Nite Club Confidential, and it was this great show. So I'd go on auditions, and they'd say, "Oh, Scott, it's so nice to meet you!" and I'd say, "Oh, thanks!" And they'd go, "So, Nite Club Confidential!" And I'd be, ... See more »

Trivia:

The only actor to have two roles included in TV Guide's "25 Legends of Sci-Fi". One entry noted the character of Sam Beckett from Quantum Leap (1989), while the other entry noted all of the Captains from the various Star Trek series, which would of course include his role of Jonathan Archer from Star Trek: Enterprise (2001). See more »

Nickname:

Bak

Star Sign:

Libra

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