|Name:||Scott Stewart Bakula|
|Birthdate:||October 9, 1954|
|Birthplace:||St. Louis, Missouri,|
United States of America
Scott Stewart Bakula (/ˈbækjʊlə/; born October 9, 1954) is an American actor known for his role as Sam Beckett in the television series Quantum Leap (for which he received four Emmy Award nominations and, in 1991, won a Golden Globe) and for the role of Captain Jonathan Archer in Star Trek: Enterprise.
Bakula has also starred in the comedy drama series Men of a Certain Age and guest-starred in seasons two and three of NBC's Chuck as the title character's father Stephen Bartowski. He portrayed Special Agent Dwayne Pride in two spin-off pilot episodes of NCIS.