Scott Stewart Bakula was born October 9, 1954, in St. Louis, Missouri. Bakula got his acting start at Kirkwood High School in Kirkwood, Missouri. Bakula attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence but left to follow his acting career. Best known for his roles in Quantum Leap, Star Trek: Enterprise, and Desperate Housewives, Bakula has an extensive career in acting. Bakula has won a Golden Globe for best actor for Quantum Leap in 1992 and has been nominated for two others. Bakula has also been nominated for four Emmy awards.
Entry: Bakula, Scott
Author: Kansas Historical Society
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Date Created: May 2012
Date Modified: July 2016
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