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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 22 February 1944Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tucker Smallwood, the eldest son of an educator and diplomat, was a NBC television director before being drafted into the US Army in 1967. He was commissioned as an Infantry Officer and served as an OCS Tactical Officer at Fort Benning, before undergoing Vietnamese language training and jump school. He later commanded a Mobile Advisory Team during the Vietnam War. After recovering from his combat wounds, Smallwood moved to New York to study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse.

He is the author and the Audio Book narrator of "Return to Eden", an anthology of 33 essays describing his experiences as an Army advisor in Vietnam, his life as an actor thereafter and his return to Vietnam in 2004.

A life-long musician, Smallwood performed all vocals on the delta blues album "Incarnation: "The Robert Johnson Project".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Trivia (6)

Had always wanted to play an alien on a "Star Trek" show. He got his wish when he was cast as a member of the vicious Species 8472 on Star Trek: Voyager (1995)...which turned out to be a character disguised as a human (Admiral Bullock). He finally got to play a real alien, the Xindi Primate leader, on Star Trek: Enterprise (2001).
Military training included Airborne School, Special Warfare School, and Vietnamese Language School.
Was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Commanded a Mobile Advisory Team in Vietnam and was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
Tucker's character was "The Writer" on the first-run syndicated children's television series "Jabberwocky" (produced by W-CVB Boston channel 5) serving as host opposite hostesses Joanne Sopko (1976) and actress JoBeth Williams (1977-78). The show featured live actors, puppets, musical numbers and cartoon segments.
Performed in Bruce Nauman's Video Art Installation "Good Boy, Bad Boy".

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