Scott Bakula
Special Agent Dwayne Pride in NCIS: NEW ORLEANS

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

Birthday: October 9

July 2019

Prior to NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, Scott Bakula is perhaps best known for his work on the critically acclaimed drama “Quantum Leap,” for which he received four Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.

Also, Bakula received an Emmy nomination for his role in the television movie “Behind the Candelabra.” His additional television credits include starring roles in “Men of a Certain Age” and “Star Trek: Enterprise,” and recurring roles on HBO’s “Looking,” “Desperate Housewives” and “Chuck.”

Bakula’s feature film credits include the musical “Basmati Blues,” “The Informant!,” “Life as a House,” “American Beauty,” “Major League: Back to the Minors,” “Lord of Illusions,” “My Family,” “A Passion to Kill,” “Color of Night,” “Necessary Roughness,” “Sibling Rivalry,” “Me Him Her,” the animated film “Cats Don’t Dance” and the indie feature “Elsa & Fred.”

Born in St. Louis, Bakula moved to New York in 1976 to begin his career on the stage. He made his Broadway debut in “Marilyn: An American Fable.” Next, he starred in “Romance/Romance,” for which he was nominated for a Tony Award. Additional stage credits include “Guys and Dolls,” at the Hollywood Bowl, “Dancing in the Dark,” “Quality of Life,” “No Strings,” “Shenandoah,” “Three Guys Naked from the Waist Down” and “Nite Club Confidential.”

Also, Bakula has starred in several miniseries and television movies, including “Papa’s Angels” and “The Bachelor’s Baby,” on the Network, “A Girl Thing,” “Mean Streak” and “The Invaders.”

Bakula lives in Los Angeles. His birthday is Oct. 9. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @ScottBakula.