Marc Alaimo

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Marc Alaimo
Marc Alaimo.jpg
BornMichael Alaimo
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1972–present
 
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Marc Alaimo
Marc Alaimo.jpg
BornMichael Alaimo
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1972–present

Marc Alaimo is an American actor, known for his villainous roles. He is best known for his role as recurring villain Gul Dukat in the TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Career[edit]

Alaimo has been playing characters in television shows since 1972. He has appeared, mostly as villains, in shows such as Kojak, Gunsmoke, Baretta, The Bionic Woman, Starsky and Hutch, Knight Rider, Quincy, The Greatest American Hero, The Incredible Hulk, Quantum Leap, Family Guy, Walker, Texas Ranger, and Hill Street Blues. Alaimo has appeared in some feature films including the 1984 classic science fiction movie The Last Starfighter (portraying the human guise of an alien assassin), the Leslie Nielsen film Naked Gun 33⅓, Tango & Cash, and the 1988 film The Dead Pool. He also appeared as a human security officer on Mars in the Arnold Schwarzenegger movie Total Recall.

He played several characters in Star Trek: The Next Generation, starting in the first season, including the first Romulan on the series, Commander Tebok, and the first Cardassian, Gul Macet, in the 1991 episode, "The Wounded," of that series. He also played a poker player who speaks French to Data in the episode "Time's Arrow". In 1993, Alaimo began playing Gul Dukat in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Gul Dukat was a recurring character, who appeared in 37 episodes of that series, and is his best-known character.

Alaimo also featured in the 2006 video game Call of Juarez, and its 2009 prequel Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood, both times as the voice of the gunslinging Ray McCall.

Personal life[edit]

Alaimo has a son from his first marriage, Michael Antony Alaimo (1971), and a daughter from his second marriage, Ariel Rose (1989).[1]

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