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Scott Bakula is best known for his starring role as Dr. Sam Beckett on the popular television series Quantum Leap.
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The syndicated series ran for four seasons.
After Star Trek: Enterprise ended in 2005, Bakula made a string of guest appearances. He worked on Boston Legal with William Shatner and on the comedy State of the Union with Tracey Ullman. He also landed a few recurring roles. On The New Adventures of Old Christine, he appeared with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. He also played the title character's father on the spy comedy Chuck.
Bakula went on to tackle a role that showed both his dramatic and his comedic talents, starring in Men of a Certain Age with Ray Romano and Andre Braugher. The three played a group of college friends wrestling with the challenges of middle age. On the show, Bakula played an actor with a sagging career and a fear of commitment.
In 2013 Bakula had a supporting role in the TV-movie Behind the Candelabra, which starred Michael Douglas as Liberace and was directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Bakula is married to actress Chelsea Field. The couple has two sons, Wil and Owen. Bakula also has two children, Chelsy and Cody, from his first marriage, to actress Krista Neumann.
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